The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fifth straight NL West title, beating the San Francisco Giants 4-2 as Cody Bellinger set an NL rookie record with his 39th home run
Ryan Goins successfully pulled off a hidden ball trick and hit his second career grand slam, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees 8-1 and ensuring New York had to wait at least one more day to clinch a playoff berth
After speaking with the family of the young girl hit in the face by his foul ball, the New York Yankees' Todd Frazier thinks teams should move quickly to expand protective netting at major league ballparks
Rookie Matt Olson hit his sixth home run in seven games, a second-inning drive off Nick Martinez that helped the Oakland Athletics beat Texas 4-1 and damage the Rangers' playoff hopes
Catcher Tucker Barnhart and the Cincinnati Reds agreed to a $16 million, four-year contract that covers his salary arbitration years and the first season after he would have been eligible for free agency
Max Kepler and Brian Dozier homered, Byron Buxton had three hits and the playoff-chasing Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3, increasing their lead to 3 ½ games for the American League's second wild card
Javier Baez grounded a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer in the 10th and the Chicago Cubs widened their NL Central lead over Milwaukee, beating the Brewers 5-3
Joe Mauer and Jorge Polanco had three hits each, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 12-1, extending their lead for the American League's second wild card to 2 ½ games
John Gant's evaluation of rookie reporter Randal Grichuk's first foray into journalism: "I think you nailed it, Grich. You did everything you were asked, and you just put together a solid interview."
Yadier Molina on starting a GoFundMe with his wife, Wanda, to aid victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: "The whole country, the whole island -- they need us to help them."
Randal Grichuk scored after an error by Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer, capping a frantic ninth-rally that lifted the surging St. Louis Cardinals over Pittsburgh 4-3
Gabriel Ynoa pitched eight innings of five-hit ball, Manny Machado homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in a matchup between fading AL East teams