ST. LOUIS (AP) — The National League Championship Series has the day off, following last night's 6-4 win for the Dodgers at home over the Cardinals. That best-of-seven series is now led by the Cards 3-2. They will attempt to wrap things up and earn a spot in the World Series when the two clubs square off Friday night once again in St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals need one more good start from Michael Wacha to get to the World Series for the second time in three years. Wacha outpitched NL Cy Young front-runner Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 and the Cardinals won 1-0 on an unearned run. They're matched again in Game 6 Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers claimed outfielder Mike Baxter from the New York Mets and designated outfielder Alex Castellanos for assignment. Baxter hit .229 while playing at all three outfield positions as well as first base in 194 games with San Diego and the Mets. Castellanos played eight games for the Dodgers this season.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and UCLA will play a home-and-home football series next decade. Michigan school made the announcement today, saying the Wolverines and Bruins will face each other in 2022 and 2023. UCLA will travel to Michigan Stadium on Sept. 10, 2022, and Michigan will make the return trip to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Sept. 2, 2023.