Stanton's SLAM ties Yankees with Sox for WC
Boone: 'Our guys love being in this environment with a lot on the line'
BOSTON -- Confidence filled Giancarlo Stanton as he swung a bat in Fenway Park’s on-deck circle, watching a left-handed reliever pop warmup tosses over home plate. The Red Sox were gambling that Darwinzon Hernandez would retire the left-handed Anthony Rizzo, thus avoiding a looming mismatch for the ages.
Cards set club mark with 15th straight win
St. Louis rallies behind Bader's big day, dazzling D to cut magic number for WC berth to 3
CHICAGO -- The ball off Rafael Ortega’s bat took one hop into Paul Goldschmidt’s Gold Glove. He fired home to Yadier Molina’s, who fired it into Nolan Arenado’s for the first out. Quickly and instinctually, Harrison Bader entered the fray from center field while T.J. McFarland, the pitcher, was “spinning
Clinched! Rays seal 2nd straight AL East title
Lowe after 4-hit game in clincher: 'There’s nothing that beats the burn of champagne'
ST. PETERSBURG -- With a sold-out crowd standing and cheering at Tropicana Field, two outs and the bases loaded in the ninth inning, Pete Fairbanks fired a high two-strike fastball that Lewis Brinson popped up into foul territory. Ji-Man Choi settled under the ball to secure the final out of
'Captain' belts two HRs as Giants pad lead
San Francisco holds two-game advantage, sets franchise record with 236 long balls
DENVER -- Two weeks ago, Brandon Belt felt the Giants needed somebody to step up and lead the way, so naturally, he took it upon himself to be that guy.
As the self-described “alpha” of the clubhouse, Belt jokingly proclaimed himself team captain, officially commandeering the post when he took
Cy Burnes? Crew on brink of division title
Right-hander logs 9 K's over 7 strong IP as Brewers' magic number falls to 1
MILWAUKEE -- Corbin Burnes burnished his National League Cy Young Award credentials while pitching the Brewers to the cusp of a division crown.
Burnes’ latest masterpiece was a seven-inning, one-run, nine-strikeout performance in Saturday night’s 2-1 win over the Mets at American Family Field. Hall of Famers Robin Yount and
Bob Uecker Day cause for 50th celebration
Hall of Famers Yount, Molitor on hand to laud Brewers' legendary radio voice
MILWAUKEE -- Mayor Tom Barrett declared Saturday “Bob Uecker Day” in the city, and Hall of Famers Robin Yount and Paul Molitor, Brewers founder Bug Selig and other club luminaries gathered to mark the 50th anniversary of Uecker’s tenure as the radio voice of his hometown team.
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Braves win in 10 to keep Phillies at bay
Soler has 4 RBIs to help slice NL East magic number to 7
SAN DIEGO -- Still riding the high created by the game-tying homer and game-winning single he produced in a 10-8 victory over the Padres on Saturday night, Braves outfielder Jorge Soler was introduced to a new level of postgame enthusiasm as he made his way toward the visitors’ clubhouse at
A's walk-off win tempered by Andrus' injury
Oakland remains four back in Wild Card ahead of Sunday's home finale
OAKLAND -- Entering their final home series of the regular season, manager Bob Melvin said the A’s needed to play every game like it was their last. Two games in, they’ve responded by playing with the type of desire needed to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Starling Marte roped
SD eliminated: 'We did not reach our goal'
Padres officially out of playoff picture after extra-inning loss
SAN DIEGO -- This isn't how the Padres envisioned it ending. More specifically, this isn't when they envisioned it ending.
The Padres' 2021 playoff hopes ended just the same with a 10-8 loss to Atlanta in 10 innings on Saturday night at Petco Park. With seven games remaining, the Padres
Miley (neck) lands on IL; season likely over
Reds' southpaw, who has club option in '22: 'We love it here'
CINCINNATI -- It’s been a tough September for Wade Miley, and now the Reds' veteran left-handed starting pitcher won’t get to end what’s been a strong year on a positive note.
Miley was placed on the 10-day injured list with a neck strain Saturday -- retroactive to Wednesday. The injury
'The Cy Young': Ace Ray ends Blue Jays' skid
Semien and Springer go deep, helping Toronto remain 2 back of WC spot
MINNEAPOLIS -- A true ace stops a skid when their team needs it most. Robbie Ray just continues to fit that definition, and he’s looking a lot like the AL Cy Young Award winner while he does it.
Ray led the Blue Jays to a 6-1 win over the Twins