Edinson Volquez quiets Blue Jays in ALCS win | MLB.com - With the Kauffman Stadium crowd chanting his name, Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez went out and pitched the game of his life, stifling the Blue Jays through six shutout innings as the Royals stormed to a 5-0 victory in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Friday night.
ALCS Game 2 - 3:30 pm EDT, Fox Sports 1
NLCS Game 1 - 7:30 pm EDT. TBS
Indians GM Chernoff makes ‘dream come true’ - Cleveland Jewish News: Local News - For Mike Chernoff, being named the Cleveland Indians’ general manager was the fulfillment of a career-long dream.
Was Cleveland Indians journeyman reliever Jeff Manship -- and his 0.92 ERA -- a flash in the pan in 2015? | cleveland.com - "I never expected what happened this year," Manship said. "It's been a lot of fun. I'll try to approach next season the same way."
Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis in a much better place than he was a year ago | cleveland.com - The Indians need him to play like a franchise cornerstone. It helps that he replaced memories of aching muscles and the sound of a courtroom gavel with his second career All-Star season. Finally, he has something to build upon.
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Hard work pays off for Red Sox GM Mike Hazen | Boston Herald - Mike Hazen went into work at Fenway Park this past Sunday morning. Hazen worked in the Tribe front office.
Hero Trolls St. Louis Bars' Jukeboxes With 'Go Cubs Go': Chicagoist - The magic of the Internet meets a great baseball rivalry.
No Free Lunches: Infield Shift Edition | FOX Sports - The dark side of infield shifts.
Does MLB still need divisions? | FOX Sports - Did the 98-win Pirates really deserve their fate, a one-game playoff just to keep playing? Maybe it's time to just throw everybody into the same pot and let the standings fall where they may...