MLB News Index
Sale boatload: Sox ace in elite 300-K club
Chris Sale knew he was approaching a magical milestone, but it wasn't until he heard the roars from the large contingent of Red Sox fans at Camden Yards and received an equally-warm reception from teammates upon his return to the dugout that he knew he got it.
Crew drops chance to draw even in WC chase
Brewers closer Corey Knebel picked a bad night to have a bad night.
Peacock strong as Astros win 6th straight
Brad Peacock won his 12th game of the season by firing six innings of one-hit ball Wednesday night to lead the AL West-champion Astros to their sixth consecutive win, 4-3, over the White Sox at Minute Maid Park.
Moustakas' 37th homer sets new Royals record
Mike Moustakas launched his 37th home run of 2017 in Wednesday night's 15-5 win over the Blue Jays, making him the new all-time record holder for home runs by a Kansas City Royals player in a single season.
LA falters late in Philly to put clinch on hold
The Dodgers' vexing division clinching was deferred for at least another day with another bullpen loss to the last-place Phillies on Wednesday night, 7-5, extending the latest losing streak to four while the Nationals pulled to within 3 1/2 games of Los Angeles for home-field advantage throughout the National League playoffs.
Surprising Suzuki sets career high in homers
As the Braves assessed the catching position this past winter, they toyed with the idea of pairing Anthony Recker with Tyler Flowers before ultimately deciding in January to end Kurt Suzuki's long stint on the free-agent market. Nearly nine months after signing a one-year deal to serve as Atlanta's backup catcher, Suzuki has positioned himself to be one of the most attractive catchers available as a free agent this winter
Sore left knee may end Britton's season
Orioles closer Zach Britton's season has been riddled with injuries, and due to concern over his left knee, it could end early.
Jays' Ramirez gives up first run in 47 2/3 IP
Carlos Ramirez's eye-opening innings streak through the Major League and Minors has finally come to an end.
Red Sox sweep O's, magic number down to 1
The Red Sox are fending off a surge by the Yankees with a nice hot streak of their own. Backed by an overpowering performance by Chris Sale, who became the first Boston pitcher since Pedro Martinez in 1999 to record 300 strikeouts in a season, Boston finished a three-game sweep of the Orioles with a 9-0 victory on Wednesday night.
Nats score 6 in 8th to gain in home-field race
The Nationals took advantage of a struggling Braves' bullpen as they erupted for six runs in the eighth inning of a 7-3 victory on Wednesday at SunTrust Park. The Nationals are now within 3 1/2 games of the Dodgers for home-field advantage in the playoffs.