4:00 PM, October 18, 2012Coverage: TBS
- Home Plate Umpire - Jeff Nelson
- First Base Umpire - Gary Cederstrom
- Second Base Umpire - Mike Winters
- Third Base Umpire - Jeff Kellogg
Tigers sweep Yankees to reach World Series
Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit's starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL championship series.
10/18/2012 - Associated Press
|1st||D Young singled to right, O Infante scored, P Fielder to second.||0||1|
|3rd||A Garcia reached on infield single to shortstop, P Fielder scored, D Young to third, A Dirks to second.||0||2|
|4th||M Cabrera homered to left (416 feet), O Infante scored.||0||4|
|4th||J Peralta homered to left (387 feet), D Young scored.||0||6|
|6th||N Swisher doubled to deep right center, E Nunez scored.||1||6|
|7th||A Jackson homered to left (408 feet).||1||7|
|8th||J Peralta homered to left (362 feet).||1||8|
Pittsburgh Pirates, 1B Carlos Santana agree on 1-year, $6.7M deal
The Pirates have reached agreement with veteran first baseman Carlos Santana on a one-year deal worth $6.7 million, sources told ESPN.
Bryce Harper undergoes elbow surgery as Phillies map out recovery
The Phillies said Bryce Harper is expected to return as a hitter only by the All-Star break and could return to playing right field by the end of the regular season.