Extra bases For all its ingenuity in fielding contending teams, Oakland has not won a playoff series since 2006, when it swept the Twins in the Division Series then got swept by the Tigers in the ALCS. The A’s have lost nine consecutive elimination games, a record. “It’s frustrating. It’s very sudden,” manager Bob Melvin said after losing the wild-card game against the Rays. “Baseball, usually you have a series to kind of have a tomorrow and come back and win a game. And we’ve been really good this year about having a tough game and coming back and responding. There’s no responding in a game like this. It’s a little out of the norm for baseball. Both teams battled to get to this point and knew it would be one and out. They just played better than we did.” . . . Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge on the mentality of the modern hitter: “I feel like there are so many shifts and so many different things going on in … [Read more...] about Red Sox willing to take their time replacing Dave Dombrowski
“In 2015, as part of an effort to rehabilitate the BRA’s tarnished image, Director Brian Golden issued a formal apology for the Authority’s role in demolishing the West End,” the report says. “Golden was correct that ‘although the destruction happened decades ago, the scars still remain.’ However, an apology is not enough. Boston must ensure that the power to raze hundreds of homes and whole neighborhoods is never used again.” … [Read more...] about Michelle Wu wants to abolish the BPDA. Here’s what to know.
05Portland22281826—943-Point Goals_Denver 9-29 (Grant 3-5, Millsap 2-2, Beasley 2-6, Harris 1-1, Morris 1-3, Porter Jr. 0-1, Cancar 0-1, Craig 0-1, Dozier 0-1, Murray 0-2, Hernangomez 0-3, Barton 0-3), Portland 6-30 (Simons 3-5, Bazemore 1-2, Labissiere 1-2, McCollum 1-4, Caupain 0-1, Little 0-1, Collins 0-2, Hezonja 0-2, Tolliver 0-3, Trent Jr. 0-4, Lillard 0-4). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Denver 49 (Vanderbilt, Craig, Beasley, Millsap, Plumlee 5), Portland 51 (Labissiere 12). Assists_Denver 21 (Morris 4), Portland 19 (Simons, Labissiere, McCollum, Hezonja, Lillard 2). Total Fouls_Denver 29, Portland 24. A_10,942 (12,888). … [Read more...] about Nuggets-Trail Blazers, Box
Fire crews arrived at the home to find the garage fully engulfed in flames, Santee Battalion Chief Kyle Moyneur told San Diego News Video. Firefighters removed the garage door and knocked down the flames within about 10 minutes, successfully keeping the blaze from spreading into the home. … [Read more...] about Flames rip through garage at Santee mobile home, displacing two
“I was born in Illinois but grew up in Wisconsin. I’ve always been a Chicago fan, my dad is diehard a Chicago sports fan and still lives in Illinois. And I have a house in the Milwaukee area that I’ve been traveling back and forth to for the past five years. So at some point I was going to get back there with a plan. But I wasn’t expecting it to happen now.’’ … [Read more...] about Program director Mike Thomas is leaving The Sports Hub