The series between the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees is the only Division Series yet to be decided.
The last time the Houston Astros won a postseason series at Dodger Stadium was Game 7 of the 2017 World Series. The Astros won the ALDS Thursday night at Dodger Stadium, but with less "lively" fans in the stands.
Baseball's Minnesota Twins passed hockey's Chicago Blackhawks for a record in futility that not many sports teams would want. The Twins started their streak in 2004, and it continues into 2021.
Bush approached the mound in an FDNY pullover with a bulletproof vest underneath. He threw a perfect strike over home plate, and embraced Yankees manager Joe Torre and Diamondbacks manager Bob Brenly.
"As a kid, I often asked my dad why the Yankees didn't have a mascot like the Mets did. My dad, a Yankee fan since 63, always cryptically replied 'we don't need one.' I now see why," one Redditor wrote.
The Miami Marlins' opening series agains the Baltimore Orioles was called off after the team reported at least 13 cases of coronavirus between players and coaches.
"The Yankees would be better served by honoring [COVID-19 victims] and their families rather than a president whose bluster and incompetence utterly failed to restrain the pandemic," Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said.
The MLB has expanded its postseason for the first time in eight years with the number of playoff teams rising from 10 to 16.
Both Opening Day games on Thursday saw players taking a knee during a minute of silence before the national anthem.
Seven months after Game 7 of the World Series and four months on from when Opening Day was originally scheduled for, baseball makes its long-awaited return.
The shortened 60-game regular season begins on Thursday night and bookmakers believe it could favor underdogs.
The Dodgers and the Yankees are 19/5 joint-favorites to succeed the Washington Nationals as World Series champions.
Hank Steinbrenner served as co-chairman of the baseball club following his father, George Steinbrenner's longtime ownership of the team.
The New York Yankees take on the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, while the Houston Astros can expect another hostile reception when they face the New York Mets.
After a weekend marred by bad weather, the Dodgers take on the White Sox on Monday, while the Astros play the Marlins on Tuesday.
Baseball makes its return this weekend, with 34 spring training games scheduled between Friday and Sunday
During the first days of the MLB's spring training, New York Yankees' catcher Gary Sanchez spoke on the recent findings of the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal and took a subtle jab at Astros' second baseman Jose Altuve.
A former minor league player, Garrison Lassiter, has filed lawsuits against the New York Yankees and the Cincinnati Reds for failing to provide him with a major league baseball career.
The suspension stems from an allegation that German slapped his girlfriend, who is the mother of his two children, at a September charity event.
The Yankees secured the right-hander's services by signing him to a record nine-year deal worth $324 million.
The 29-year-old's nine-year deal with the Yankees is the richest for a pitcher in MLB's history and the highest overall in terms of average annual value.
The New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels and Los Angeles Dodgers are the front-runners to sign the 29-year-old in free agency.
The Yankees are reportedly set to meet both pitchers, who are expected to be most sought-after players of this year's free agent class.
The Houston Astros won Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, 6-4, with a walk-off home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth from Jose Altuve.
Game 4 was the first postseason game to be rescheduled since Game 4 of the 2017 NLDS and has now been rescheduled for Thursday.
"I told him something and patted his shoulder and he said, 'Don't f-ing touch me,'" the alleged victim, Manuel Bitolas, told a Houston television station. "I bent over to get my drink and he like hit me."
New York and the rest of the Northeast are expected to be hit by a nor'easter by Wednesday evening and into Thursday morning, as the developing storm moves into the south today.
Game 4 is scheduled for Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET but heavy rain is forecast from early afternoon and a postponement appears inevitable.
The Washington Nationals will make their first ever appearance at the World Series but the Houston Astros remain slight favorites.