HOUSTON (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred exchanged a handshake with players’ union head Tony Clark on the field before the World Series opener and expressed optimism about reaching an agreement before the current deal expires Dec. 1 but did not detail any progress in talks that appear headed to a lockout. “Have you ever heard me say that I’m anything but optimistic … [Read more...] about Manfred remains optimistic on labor; pitch clock encouraging
The global supply chain problems even struck the World Series jerseys this year. … [Read more...] about Why aren't Astros, Braves wearing World Series patch on jerseys?
The Minute Maid Park roof debate was controversial in the 2005 World Series. … [Read more...] about Astros may have roof open for Game 2 of World Series
HOUSTON (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's two-way All-Star season with the Los Angeles Angels was so unprecedented that Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred presented a special award to recognize it. Ohtani was given the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award by Manfred before Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night. “Over the next few years, I know that there are going … [Read more...] about Ohtani gets special award from MLB for 2-way All-Star season
The Major League Baseball commissioner tried to answer questions from the media, but Astros fans didn't make it easy for him. … [Read more...] about Astros fans heckle commissioner Rob Manfred before World Series
HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton is done for the World Series after leaving with a broken right calf bone in the third inning of the opener Tuesday night. With the Braves leading 5-0, Morton came up hobbling on the mound after striking out Jose Altuve on a 2-2 curveball to begin the bottom of the third. The right-hander grabbed at his leg and was replaced by … [Read more...] about Charlie Morton done for World Series after breaking leg
Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images Framber Valdez goes up against Charlie Freakin Morton in Game One for the World Championship of baseball Game one of the 2021 World Series. Both teams got here in impressive fashion, the Astros beating the Boston Red Sox in six games, the Braves beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in six as well. The Astros announced their … [Read more...] about World Series Game 1 Thread. October 26, 2021, 7:09 CDT. Braves @ Astros.
Jose Urquidy's propensity to give up fly balls could have factored in the decision. … [Read more...] about Why Astros will start Jose Urquidy, not Luis Garcia, in Game 2
Jake Meyers will not be available for the Astros in the World Series. … [Read more...] about Astros add Marwin Gonzalez to World Series roster in place of Jake Meyers