National writers had some interesting perspectives on the Brewers' decision to use starter Wade Miley as a bit of a decoy Wednesday in NLCS Game 5.
by: JAMES WAGNER — NY Times 6m
The left-hander’s start in Game 5 was a ruse to get the Dodgers to stack their lineup with righties. He faced one batter, a move consistent with the team’s push toward “bullpenning.”
by: Travis Sawchik — Five Thirty Eight 25m
Could Craig Counsell's five-pitch hook be baseball's next strategic trick?
by: Steve Melewski — MASN 2h
Baltimore fans who remember Wade Miley’s lack of success as an Oriole probably thought he might not pitch deep into Game 5 of the National ...
by: admin — Fast Philly Sports 4h
Boston beats Houston 8-6: https://www.apnews.com/f9eb93551583410a88cd048ff02ceaca By Sam Bush Clayton Kershaw, the three-time Cy Young Award winner, bounced back from one of his worst postseason starts and pitched the Dodgers past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-
by: GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer — Wisconsin State Journal 4h
Five innings after his extraordinary bit of subterfuge, Counsell probably waited a bit too long to go to his bullpen again.
by: Matthew Moreno — DodgerBlue 7h
Clayton Kershaw shook off a poor start in Game 1 of the 2018 NLCS to help the Los Angeles Dodgers reach the brink of a World Series appearance.
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by: ryan.hannable — WEEI: This Just In... 9h
Baseball does postseason drama right and everything else wrong.
by: Bill Baer — NBC Sports: Hardball Talk 10h
Game 4 of the ALCS saw seven lead changes, but it was ultimately the Red Sox who emerged victorious 8-6 over the Astros on Wednesday night.
by: @usatoday — USA Today 10h
Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr.'s two-out, two-run homer in the sixth inning led to an 8-6 victory over the Astros for a 3-1 ALCS lead.
by: Matthew Dewoskin — Fansided: Reviewing the Brew 10h
The Milwaukee Brewers only let 'starter' Wade Miley face on batter before calling on Brandon Woodruff to take over. The Brewers lost the game, but did the ...
Dodgers vs. Brewers score: Clayton Kershaw leads Los Angeles to brink of World Series return - CBSSports.com
by: Dayn Perry — CBS Sports 10h
The Dodgers received a gem from Kershaw and the offense did the rest to put L.A. one win away from the World Series
by: Yahoo Sports — Yahoo Sports: Big League Stew 10h
Miley threw five pitches in what amounted to the most heavily attended side session in baseball history. From the bullpen came right-hander Brandon Woodruff. Miley was shown. Miley was palmed.
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