Yanks lead WC race on head-spinning sweep
Judge, Stanton power late rally for 6th straight win
BOSTON -- Watching the largest Yankees carry the offensive load this weekend at Fenway Park, one is reminded that the extra-base hit barrage is precisely what was envisioned three winters ago, when Giancarlo Stanton proudly showcased a new pinstriped jersey and proclaimed that he would soon “feel sorry for the
Giants rally in 9th to complete sweep of Rox
Gausman's 11 K's, Crawford's knockout homer lift spirits after Belt's exit
DENVER -- Kevin Gausman is recapturing his All-Star form at just the right time for the Giants.
Gausman struck out 11 and fired six innings of one-run ball, and Tommy La Stella delivered a pinch-hit, go-ahead single in the ninth inning as the Giants rallied to beat the Rockies, 6-2,
Crew seals Central on Fan Appreciation Day
Counsell elated after clinch: 'It almost worked out as good as we could have hoped'
MILWAUKEE -- The Brewers clinched the fourth division crown in franchise history just in time for their fans to join the celebration.
Willy Adames launched a go-ahead home run in the first inning to erase an early deficit and Milwaukee never let that lead go, finishing a three-game sweep with
'An absolute ace': Sho K's 10 in home finale
AL MVP front-runner reaches 150-strikeout milestone in 7-inning effort
ANAHEIM -- Shohei Ohtani lost out on getting his 10th win of the season, but he still turned in yet another dominant performance on the mound against the Mariners on Sunday.
Ohtani, making his 23rd start of the year, allowed one run over seven innings, with 10 strikeouts and no
Baz gives 97-win Rays food for thought
Rookie continues push for spot on postseason roster as club ties franchise mark for wins
ST. PETERSBURG -- The American League East champion Rays haven’t finalized any postseason pitching plans yet, but in only two starts, top prospect Shane Baz has given them a lot to think about.
The 22-year-old right-hander was downright dominant again Sunday afternoon, holding the Marlins to three hits and a
A's walk off again, sweep Astros, stay alive
Canha dedicates big hit to fans: 'I feel like I'm playing for them'
OAKLAND -- The A’s still aren’t sure if they’ll get to play another game at the Coliseum this season. If this weekend was truly the final home series of the year, they sure treated their fans to a satisfying finale.
Mark Canha knew it was over once he made contact.
Franco 2 shy of tying record on-base streak
Rookie phenom doubles and triples, showing he's over hammy injury that landed him on IL
ST. PETERSBURG -- If there were any lingering doubts about how rookie shortstop Wander Franco’s previously injured right hamstring was holding up, he erased them in a big way Sunday afternoon at Tropicana Field.
Back in the lineup after sitting out the Rays’ American League East-clinching 7-3 victory over the
'Just got beat': Sox look ahead after sweep
Boston falls to 2nd Wild Card spot with 6 games remaining
BOSTON -- Agonizing. Crushing. Deflating.
Those are all ways the Red Sox might have been tempted to feel after they were swept by the Yankees at home in a pivotal rivalry weekend.
However, given where they are in the season, the Red Sox know they have zero room to wallow
Braves sweep Padres, extend NL East lead
Atlanta owns 2 1/2-game advantage heading into final homestand of '21
SAN DIEGO -- While closing out a 4-3 win over the Padres in a stressful manner on Sunday afternoon, Will Smith strengthened the narrative that has been created as the Braves have spent the past couple months persevering and responding favorably to adversity.
“These past two games, my God,” Braves
Belt exits after 93 mph fastball hits hand
Initial scan inconclusive; slugger will undergo X-rays when club returns home
DENVER -- The Giants won their sixth consecutive game at Coors Field for the first time in franchise history, but the achievement was marred by the loss of first baseman Brandon Belt, who departed Sunday’s 6-2 win over the Rockies after being drilled on the left hand.
Belt, San Francisco’s
Manoah stands tall, keeps Wild Card alive
Jansen, Springer both homer, help Toronto stay on pace in AL Wild Card
MINNEAPOLIS -- Alek Manoah has a habit of looking danger in the eye and smiling, maybe shooting it a wink.
The rookie right-hander danced in and out of trouble again in Sunday afternoon's 5-2 win over the Twins, making big pitches in the biggest moments of a game that the