Dave Dombrowski

NL Championship Series draws big ratings

NL Championship Series draws big ratings

The National League Championship Series had its largest television audience since 2010 despite lasting just four games.

The New York Mets' sweep of the Chicago Cubs in a matchup of big-market teams averaged 7.9 million viewers on TBS. The network said Thursday that was the most since the six-game Giants-Phillies series five years ago on Fox.

The audience was up 55% from last year's four-game ALCS on TBS between the small-market Royals and Orioles.

Boston manager's cancer in remission

The Red Sox say Manager John Farrell's cancer is in remission.

Boston said Farrell had his post-treatment testing and learned Thursday that...