Bob Nightengale, Ventura County Star

Bob Nightengale

Ventura County Star

Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Recent articles by Bob:

Everything goes right for Dodgers in rout over Rays in Game 1 of World Series

Cody Bellinger and Mookie Betts slug homers in Dodgers' 8-3 rout over Rays in Game 1 of the World Series. → Read More

Presence of David Price will be felt at World Series, even without Dodgers pitcher present

David Price opted out of the season, but the consummate teammate who came up with Rays will be cheering on his Dodgers teammates in World Series. → Read More

Rays stave off Astros in Game 7 to advance to World Series for second time in franchise history

The Rays hold on to win Game 7 over the Astros to advance to the World Series for the second time in franchise history. → Read More

Trailing 3 games to 0, Astros even ALCS with 7-4 win to force Game 7 against the Rays

The Astros win Game 6 vs. the Rays to become only the second team in history to force a Game 7 after trailing 3-0. Game 7 is Saturday, 8:37 p.m. ET. → Read More

Carlos Correa's walk-off homer keeps Astros alive in ALCS vs. Rays

Carlos Correa's home run in the ninth inning gave the Astros a 4-3 win in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Rays. → Read More

'Nobody’s ready to go home:' Manager Dusty Baker's old-school decisions pay off for Astros in ALCS Game 4

Manager Dusty Baker made all the right moves in Game 4 of the ALCS, including keeping Zack Greinke in to pitch in the sixth inning against the Rays. → Read More

Johnny Bench mourns Joe Morgan, fellow Hall of Famers: 'It's a teary year for me'

Some of the greatest players in the history of baseball have passed away in recent months. → Read More

Commentary: Believe it or not, Tony La Russa could be the next White Sox manager

The White Sox plan to reach out to one of the greatest managers in baseball history, who managed his last game in 2011, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame six years ago, and who is 76 years old. → Read More

'We’re going to win it:' Yankees confident with ace Gerrit Cole on mound for Game 5 of the ALDS vs. Rays

The Yankees will hand the ball to Gerrit Cole, their $324 million man, for Game 5 of the ALDS against the Rays. → Read More

Is MLB's expanded postseason here to stay? Everybody pleased with wild-card ratings

MLB and ESPN were happy with the ratings from baseball's best-of-three wild-card series, the first round of the expanded 16-team postseason. → Read More

'It didn’t work:' Yankees strategy backfires, Rays slug four homers to even ALDS 1-1

The Yankees, trying to surprise the Rays by using rookie Deivi Garcia as an opener, watched the decision blow up, resulting in a 7-5 loss to the Rays. → Read More

Gerrit Cole sets stage, Giancarlo Stanton hits grand slam as Yankees beat Rays in Game 1 of ALDS

Gerrit Cole pitched six powerful innings in the Yankees’ 9-3 victory over the Rays in Game 1 of the ALDS, and was backed by four home runs. → Read More

Gerrit Cole sets stage, Giancarlo Stanton hits grand slam as Yankees beat Rays in Game 1 of ALDS

Gerrit Cole pitched six powerful innings in the Yankees’ 9-3 victory over the Rays in Game 1 of the ALDS, and was backed by four home runs. → Read More

More than a legend: Bob Gibson's death leaves baseball world in mourning

One of the most dominant pitchers in baseball history, Bob Gibson was feared – and respected – by every played he faced. → Read More

Rob Manfred exclusive: Commissioner says MLB plans to have fans at NLCS, World Series

In an exclusive interview, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said there are plans to have fans at the World Series and ALCS, among other hot topics. → Read More

Opinion: MLB's strange 2020 season gives players freedom to be themselves

Without fans at MLB games this season, baseball's players have been given the ability to market themselves and have fun like before before. → Read More

Autographed Michael Jordan bat rediscovered in car trunk

The baseball bat was neglected and forgotten, sitting in a car trunk for 13 years. → Read More

MLB postseason will feature neutral-site 'bubbles' and World Series in Texas – along with strict protocols

MLB and players union have reached an deal to play all but first round of postseason at neutral-site bubbles, with World Series in Arlington, Texas. → Read More

MLB close to decision on locations of postseason bubbles: report

Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, would host the NLCS and World Series; San Diego’s Petco Park could host the ALCS → Read More

Broadcaster Charley Steiner recalls telling Donald Trump ‘go (expletive) yourself’

Steiner worked for Trump when the future president owned the USFL’s New Jersey Generals. → Read More