They have the pitching, and they don’t need the pitches. Certainly, the Houston Astros have confidence for good reason on the brink of another World Series.
Joe Maddon is back under the halo.
As the Washington Nationals moved a party 86 years in the making from their ballpark’s infield to a booze-filled clubhouse, manager Dave Martinez paused near the dugout and thrust the silver NL Championship Series trophy overhead, to the delight of loud, delirious fans still in the stands.
One of the UFC's best female champions might have earned another shot at gold.
Josh Leivo scored the lone shootout goal in the sixth round and Thatcher Demko stopped 31 shots in regulation and overtime as the Vancouver Canucks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Thursday night.
Evander Kane became the first San Jose player to score three goals in the opening period of a game and the Sharks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.
Pekka Rinne made 33 saves to remain unbeaten as the Nashville Predators topped the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Russia’s Daniil Medvedev remarkably reached his ninth final of the season as he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(5) 7-5 at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday.
Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas battled back from a set down to defeat top seed Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-5 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Friday for his first victory over a reigning world number one.