The Washington Nationals are going to the World Series for the first time in franchise history after winning the National League Championship Series with a 7-4 victory over the Cardinals on Tuesday night.
Astros starter Gerrit Cole wasn't at his best Tuesday, but he still held the Yankees scoreless over seven innings to help Houston to a 4-1 win in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. Houston holds a 2-1 lead in the series.
Plate umpire Jeff Nelson had to leave Game 3 of the American League Championship Series after suffering a concussion when hit in the mask by a foul tip Tuesday. Kerwin Danley took over behind the plate.
As the Yankees set off on another quest for their 28th world title, the real test begins for second-year manager Aaron Boone. Lucky for them, he has been preparing for this his whole life -- whether he knew it or not.