The Mariners sent out an update on pitching prospect Taijuan Walker, who had been pitching in the Arizona Fall League. Walker is done after two starts and is returning to his home in Southern California.
In each game of the best-of-seven AL Championship Series against Baltimore, Kansas City’s three-headed monster of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and All-Star closer Greg Holland slammed the door on the Orioles. They helped the Royals sweep the ALCS and return the World Series after a 29-year abs
The San Francisco Giants beat the visiting St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in 10 innings to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NL Championship Series. Pitcher Randy Choate’s throwing error allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run.
After Monday’s game was rained out, the host Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles are scheduled to play Game 3 of the best-of-7 AL Championship Series on Tuesday at 5:07 p.m. PDT. The managers will have to decide whether to use their No. 1 starters in Game 4 or later in the series.
Yadier Molina still hopes to contribute in some capacity during the NL Championship Series, if his sore side allows it. And the St. Louis Cardinals aren’t ready to rule him out, either. They are keeping their catcher and leader on the active roster despite a strained left oblique muscle.