NEW YORK (AP) Down by a run in an all-even AL division series, Joe Girardi approached Alex Rodriguez and told baseball's highest-paid player he was going to pinch hit for him.
WASHINGTON (AP) Jayson Werth's Washington Nationals were as good as it got during the regular season, compiling a majors-high 98 wins.
CINCINNATI (AP) With an out-of-character win, the San Francisco Giants are on the verge of an unprecedented comeback.
And everybody in Cincinnati is saying: Uh-oh.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Dog-pile celebrations and whipped cream pies became a regular occurrence this season for the Oakland Athletics.