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World Series: Bullpen issues could surface for Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4

World Series: Bullpen issues could surface for Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4

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HOUSTON -- After burning through eight relief pitchers in Game 2 and sending five more to the mound on Friday night at Minute Maid Park in Game 3 of the World Series, Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts faced the inevitable questions regarding the state of his bullpen after a 5-3 loss dropped the Dodgers into a 2-1 hole against the Houston Astros. With left-hander Alex Wood scheduled to get the start on Saturday, the concerns are valid. Wood has made just one start this postseason, allowing three runs and four hits with seven strikeouts in 4 2/3 innings of Game 4 in the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. The Dodgers dropped that game 3-2, their lone loss of that series. Excluding right-hander Kenta Maeda, who worked 2 2/3 scoreless innings in Game 3, Roberts declare...
Bairstow's ton helps England to 4-0 series win – report & highlights

Bairstow's ton helps England to 4-0 series win – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Fifth Royal London one-day international, SouthamptonWest Indies 288-6 (50 overs): S Hope 72 (95), Plunkett 2-54England 294-1 (38 overs): Bairstow 141*, Roy 96England won by nine wickets; won five-match series 4-0ScorecardJonny Bairstow made an unbeaten 141 and Jason Roy 96 as England cruised to a nine-wicket win over West Indies in the fifth and final one-day international in Southampton.England's spinners Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid helped to restrict the tourists to 288-6 on a batting-friendly surface. After his opening stand of 156 with Roy, Bairstow completed his century from 90 balls.Joe Root added 46 as the hosts secured a 4-0 series win.The victory ends a fine summer in one-day cricke...
Apple unveils 3 iPhone versions, Series 3 watch

Apple unveils 3 iPhone versions, Series 3 watch

Technology
2:50 p.m. The iPhone X is priced at $ 999. Preorders will begin on Oct. 27, and the phone will start shipping on Nov. 3. 2:44 p.m. The new Apple Watch, AirPods and iPhone X can be wirelessly charged with a new interface called AirPower, said Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing. It will be available next year. 2:41 p.m. The iPhone X's true depth camera will allow users to take selfies with portrait mode and comes with a portrait lighting feature as well. 2:40 p.m. The iPhone X will have the same camera updates as the iPhone 8 but will feature dual optical stabilization, Schiller said. 2:39 p.m. Apple worked with Snapchat to create face filters that closely track a user's face and expressions. 2:38 p.m. The iPhone X will have Animoji, animated emojis that mimi...
New York Yankees pound Chris Sale, take series from Boston Red Sox

New York Yankees pound Chris Sale, take series from Boston Red Sox

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NEW YORK -- Facing one of the more powerful arms in the majors, the New York Yankees worked the pitch count up, brought some power of their own and made some progress in their pursuit of the American League East title.Chase Headley went deep of Sale in the third inning, Matt Holliday and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back homers in the fourth, and the Yankees chased the Boston Red Sox ace early and coasted to a 9-2 victory Sunday night. New York's Aaron Judge hit his first homer in more than two weeks in the sixth inning against Boston's Addison Reed. The Yankees won three of the four games in the series against the Red Sox, cutting their deficit to 3 1/2 games. New York finished the 19-game season series against Boston with 11 wins. Four of those New York victories occurred in starts made by S...
England v WI series 'could be one of the saddest for Test cricket'

England v WI series 'could be one of the saddest for Test cricket'

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Media playback is not supported on this device First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day threeEngland 514-8 dec (Cook 243, Root 136, Malan 65, Chase 4-113)West Indies 168 (Blackwood 79*, Anderson 3-24) & 137 (Broad 3-34)England won an innings and 209 runsScorecardThe remainder of England's series against West Indies will be "sad to watch", says former England captain Michael Vaughan.England won the day-night Test - the first game in the three-match series - by an innings and 209 runs inside three days at Edgbaston.West Indies have not won a Test in England for 17 years."Every time they have arrived in England, they seem to have got worse," Vaughan told BBC Test Match Special.West Indies lost 19 wickets on Saturday to be bowled out for 168 ...