Evan Longoria Leaves Tampa Bay Rays as Franchise Leader in 6 Categories



The Tampa Bay Rays traded away third baseman Evan Longoria to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, receiving infielder Christian Arroyo, minor-league pitchers Matt Krook and Stephen Woods and Denard Span—who is owed $9 million in the final year of his contract, per ESPN.com. Longoria was drafted third overall during the 2006 MLB June amateur draft and required just two…

Charlie Morton 1st Game 7 Winner of Both LCS and World Series in Same Season



Houston Astros pitcher Charlie Morton allowed just one run over four innings of work in Wednesday's World Series-clinching victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Morton's effort not only secured Houston's first-ever World series, but it also made him the first pitcher in MLB history to earn the win in Game 7 of both the League Championship Series and the World…

Charlie Morton 1st Game 7 Winner of Both LCS and World Series in Same Season



Houston Astros pitcher Charlie Morton allowed just one run over four innings of work in Wednesday's World Series-clinching victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Morton's effort not only secured Houston's first-ever World series, but it also made him the first pitcher in MLB history to earn the win in Game 7 of both the League Championship Series and the World…

Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers Combine for Unprecedented Mark in Game 2



Houston Astros center fielder George Springer went 3-for-5 during Wednesday's Game 2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, smacking a go-ahead two-run shot in the top of the 11th inning that ultimately proved to be the difference. Springer's homer wasn't the last of the night, however, as Charlie Culberson added a solo round-tripper in the bottom of the frame to…

Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers Combine for Unprecedented Mark in Game 2



Houston Astros center fielder George Springer went 3-for-5 during Wednesday's Game 2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, smacking a go-ahead two-run shot in the top of the 11th inning that ultimately proved to be the difference. Springer's homer wasn't the last of the night, however, as Charlie Culberson added a solo round-tripper in the bottom of the frame to…

Houston Astros and New York Yankees Combine for Unprecedented Mark in Game 2



Houston Astros center fielder George Springer went 3-for-5 during Wednesday's Game 2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, smacking a go-ahead two-run shot in the top of the 11th inning that ultimately proved to be the difference. Springer's homer wasn't the last of the night, however, as Charlie Culberson added a solo round-tripper in the bottom of the frame to…

Stephen Strasburg Posts Historic Effort in Game 4 vs. Chicago Cubs



Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg tossed seven shutout innings against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday evening to stave off elimination in the National League Division Series and force a Game 5 back at Nationals Park. Over the course of his seven frames, Strasburg allowed just three hits and two walks while fanning 12 Cubs batters. His effort Wednesday placed…