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Oh, brother! Zimmer homers off Zimmer

an hour ago

It's every younger sibling's dream -- coming up to the plate against your big bro and going deep. Cleveland outfielder Bradley Zimmer can officially say he did so in the big leagues after hitting a solo shot off his older brother Kyle during Monday afternoon's 8-3 win over Kansas City.

FINAL WEEK! How contenders line up

September 26, 2021

The goal remains simple for every remaining postseason contender: Win every game possible, and let the rest take care of itself. No matter if it’s an October-bound club or an also-ran left on the schedule, teams still have to take care of business. That schedule can sometimes make a tiny

CWS-DET benches clear, Abreu at center of it

4:53 PM EDT

The benches cleared during Monday afternoon's White Sox-Tigers tilt at Comerica Park, and Chicago slugger José Abreu had to be held back by his teammates. Abreu was hit by a pitch from Tigers reliever Alex Lange and the White Sox bench took issue with it, resulting in bench coach Miguel

4 teams, 6 games: Keys to securing AL WC

1:17 PM EDT

If you love a good pennant race, it gets no better than this. With one week to go in the regular season, there are four teams right in the thick of it for two American League Wild Card spots. The Yankees (89-67) are in possession of the top spot by

Power Rankings: Down to the wire

12:32 AM EDT

Teams are clinching postseason positions now as we enter the final week of the regular season, and that's solidifying their spot in the top tier of the Power Rankings. The Rays, who clinched their second straight American League East title on Saturday with a win over the Marlins in

Help make 1 iconic card finish Top of the Pack

Like the Highlander, there can only be one
September 23, 2021

They've filled binders and boxes. You use them as bookmarks and investments. They're art pieces that fit in the palm of your hand, and they can make your bicycle sound like a (very weak) motorcycle. Whether you're a collector, dabbler, or simply a baseball fan, there's no way to escape

Watch 4 huge games free on MLB.TV

3:52 PM EDT

There's only one week left for teams to make their postseason push -- and you can watch the biggest games for free on MLB.TV. Four games with huge playoff implications will be streaming for free on MLB.TV starting tonight. Fans can watch by going to The four matchups could

Another A+ day for -- guess who? -- Torkelson

September 26, 2021

Here's a look at Sunday’s top Minor League performers from each team's Top 30 Prospects list:

MLB picks, predictions for Sept. 27

3:20 PM EDT

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Playoff watch: Five spots still up for grabs

September 26, 2021

The American and National League Central divisions champions are squared away, and the Rays are champions of the AL East. We know the Dodgers and Giants are in; it's just a matter of where they'll play. The remaining postseason slots? There’s one week left to sort it all out. The

Complete 2021 MLB postseason schedule

August 25, 2021

Major League Baseball today announced the schedule for the 2021 Postseason, which is set to open with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook on ESPN on Tuesday, Oct. 5, followed by the National League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook on TBS on Wednesday, Oct. 6. Game

Here are the '21 playoff tiebreaker scenarios

2:16 PM EDT

Just as extra innings are sometimes required to resolve games, extra games are sometimes required to resolve regular-season races. It hasn’t happened often, even in the dual-Wild Card era in which more teams are in the late-season mathematical mix. Since Major League Baseball went to the dual-Wild Card format in

Bader, Stanton named Players of the Week

1:21 PM EDT

Cardinals outfielder Harrison Bader and Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton have led their respective teams' recent surges toward the postseason. On Monday, they were named the Players of the Week presented by Chevrolet. Bader did it all for St. Louis last week, hitting .517 with three homers, two steals and a

The wacky final outs in Cards' 16th win

@ByNickAguilera and @zachsilver
1:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO -- The Cardinals may have won their 16th straight game on Sunday with a 4-2 victory over the Cubs, but they didn’t get there without a little controversy. With one out and runners on first and second in the bottom of the ninth, the Cubs' Frank Schwindel lofted a

Yanks lead WC race on head-spinning sweep

Judge, Stanton power late rally for 6th straight win
1:09 AM EDT

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

Rosario leads way with another 4-hit parade

Cleveland shortstop's 37th multihit game sparks victory in 2021 home finale
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CLEVELAND -- When Amed Rosario rounded the bases after his third-inning homer -- his second hit of the day -- the entire dugout was screaming “three.” Rosario’s teammates have come to learn that if he has two hits under his belt in a game, he’ll likely pick up a third.

Just in time, Stanton & Judge deliver goods

2:32 PM EDT

If neither Giancarlo Stanton nor Aaron Judge makes another big swing over the last six games of the Yankees’ regular season -- hard to believe off what we saw from them last weekend at old Fenway -- just the season they’ve given their team so far is all any Yankees

OAK-SEA, Sept. 27: Odds, preview, prediction

11:57 AM EDT

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Judge dislocates finger, pops it back in

1:38 AM EDT

BOSTON -- Aaron Judge pumped his right fist and roared, having delivered a two-run double to put his team back on top in another epic Fenway Park showdown. Adrenaline surged through the Yankees slugger, so much that it took a few moments to realize that his left pinky finger jutted

Wild Card in reach as Cards' streak hits 16

September 26, 2021

CHICAGO -- The Cardinals have won 16 games in a row. They have trimmed their magic number for a spot in the National League Wild Card Game, somehow, to a single game, after Sunday afternoon’s wild, emotional and rulebook-laden 4-2 victory over the Cubs at Wrigley Field.

Corey, Trea hit 100th HRs in LA's 100th win

September 26, 2021

PHOENIX -- When the Dodgers acquired Trea Turner back in July, the initial question was where the All-Star would play defensively. There are very few teams where Turner, who is one of the most dynamic players in baseball, doesn’t immediately become the starting shortstop. Instead, Turner had to slide to

'An absolute ace': Sho K's 10 in home finale

AL MVP front-runner reaches 150-strikeout milestone in 7-inning effort
September 26, 2021

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

1 week to win the West: Dodgers-Giants FAQ

@juanctoribio and @mi_guardado
12:38 AM EDT

The rivalry between the Dodgers and Giants is widely considered one of the best in baseball, and perhaps in all of sports. But the rivalry has never seen anything quite like the division race that has unfolded this season. With six games left in the campaign, both the Dodgers and

Giants rally in 9th to complete sweep of Rox

Gausman's 11 K's, Crawford's knockout homer lift spirits after Belt's exit
September 26, 2021

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'
September 26, 2021

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