Indians top Red Sox, 5-4

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The Indians rocked Rick Porcello for three long balls in the third inning and held on for a 5-4 win over the Red Sox in Game 1 of their ALDS.  Game 2 is this afternoon at 4:38 in Cleveland.  (18-9) Corey Kluber faces (17-9) David Price.

 

Giants top Mets, 3-0

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Madison Bumgarner tossed a four-hitter and Conor Gillaspie hit a three-run homer in the ninth that sent the Giants to a 3-0 victory over the Mets in the NL wild-card game.  San Fran advances to play the Cubs in a best-of-five Division Series.

 

Pirates tie Cubs after rain delay

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The series finale between the Pirates and Cubs was suspended and declared a 1-1 tie after being delayed by rain in the top of the sixth inning.  The tie is the first in the Majors since 2005.  The league deemed the game a tie because it won’t affect either team in the standings.  The Pirates wrap up the season with a three-game set in St. Louis beginning tonight.  (0-1) Tyler Glasnow faces (15-9) Carlos Martinez.