The Tigers hit four home runs in an 8-1 rout to end the New York Yankees’ season and reach the World Series. The St. Louis Cardinals are one win from joining Detroit in Major League Baseball’s title round.
Daniel Descalso and Pete Kozma had two-out, two-run singles as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to beat the Washington Nationals 9-7 and reach the National League Championship Series.
The St. Louis Cardinals will face the Washington Nationals, while the Baltimore Orioles meet the New York Yankees in Major League Baseball’s division series after wins in the sport’s first wild-card round.
San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run triple as the National League defeated the American League 8-0 for its third straight victory in Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game.