The Phillies continued to show "serious" interest in longtime Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon on Friday, even as momentum toward a deal to bring back their incumbent closer, Ryan Madson, was disintegrating.
Three outs from an 0-2 deficit, the Texas Rangers rallied in the ninth inning to even the World Series and tilt the momentum in their favor.
The Rockies are rolling and the Coors Factor is gaining momentum in the battles for the MVP and Cy Young in the National League.
Boston and Texas are tantalizingly close to pulling the trigger on one of the biggest deals in baseball history.
The Angels and Giants enter offseasons headed in much different directions.