What's new? From Albert Pujols in L.A. to the playoffs to Marlins Park in Miami, the 2012 season has a much different look.
DENVER -- The champs have been here before, riding down this same October highway. They know where it leads. They know each twist in the road. It all seems so familiar. So much of it feels the same. Except it's not -- be...
Brad Lidge ignored the cold and his awful 2009 numbers and got the big postseason outs the Phillies needed him to get in Game 3 against the Rockies.
Cold temperatures in Denver on Saturday forced Game 3 of the Phillies-Rockies series to be postponed and pushed the game back to Sunday instead.
The number of moves made by the managers was enough to make your head spin, but all that matters to the Rockies is they won Game 2 of their NLDS with the Phillies and head home all square.
Cliff Lee displaced Cole Hamels as the Phillies' Game 1 starter in the ALDS, and despite never having pitched in a postseason game, he showed he is quite comfortable under the bright playoff lights.
If the road to a World Series title is paved with starting pitching, which teams are in the best shape to make a run in October?
Jim Tracy took over a Rockies team in late May that was spiraling out of control. Nearly four months later, he's guided the team to the brink of the postseason.
The Red Sox are a franchise that has turned life as we used to know it upside down and carved a whole new niche in the sporting universe.
With a convincing victory in Game 3, the Red Sox are closing in on their second World Series title in the past four seasons.
Now matter how one views Daisuke Matsuzaka's first major league season, he can leave an indelibly positive imprint with a Game 3 victory.
The Red Sox set new standards for postseason hotness with their Game 1 blowout of the Rockies.
Nobody is taking that other team too seriously, but the nation will know a lot about the Rockies once they're crowned World Series champions.
For the first time since their inception in 1993, the Rockies finally have found a winning formula, one that should sustain them for years to come.
In perhaps the most improbable run in baseball history, the Rockies completed a sweep of the Diamondbacks and advanced to the World Series.
Another win. Another hero. Yorvit Torrealba's tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning of Game 3 powered the Rockies to a commanding 3-0 lead in the NLCS.