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Dodgers beat Giants 4-2 to clinch 5th straight NL…

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

LEADING OFF: Superheroes in NY, Ivy Leaguers in…

LEADING OFF: Superheroes in NY, Ivy Leaguers in Milwaukee

Mike Matheny: 'We just had a number of guys show…

Mike Matheny: "When you watch the staff and the guys just trust in each other ... that stuff makes this thing much more enjoyable."

Jake Odorizzi heads to the bump as Rays remain in…

The Tampa Bay Rays have right-hander Jake Odorizzi on the mound as they continue their series against the Baltimore Orioles.

Iannetta drives in 8, Diamondbacks beat Marlins 13-11

Chris Iannetta homered twice and drove in a career-high eight runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks outslugged the Miami Marlins 13-11

Cruz hits 2-run shot in 9th, Mariners beat…

Nelson Cruz hit a game-ending two-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Cleveland Indians 3-1

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Goins' hidden-ball trick, slam lead Blue Jays…

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

Kevin Cash said Alex Cobb 'competed really well…

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash reacts to Friday's win over the Baltimore Orioles.

Wilson Ramos reacts to Friday's win after his…

Tampa Bay Rays catcher Wilson Ramos reacted to his productive night, which included a grand slam, in Friday's win over the Baltimore Orioles.

Arenado powers Rockies to slump-ending win over Padres

Nolan Arenado ended Colorado's scoreless streak at 23 innings with a solo homer, and the Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 4-1

Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after…

The Detroit Tigers will not bring back manager Brad Ausmus next season

Yanks' Frazier says expanded netting should go up…

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

Paul DeJong on error: 'It's just something you…

Paul DeJong on his error tonight: "I just made a bad toss, but it's just something you learn from, and guys picked me up tonight."

Michael Wacha not upset about being pulled after…

Michael Wacha: "It's a fun stretch right now. It seems like this team just never gives up and we're always in it."

Rangers fall 3 1/2 back for wild card with 4-1 loss to A's

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

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Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart gets $16M, 4-year…

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

LEADING OFF: Dodgers try to clinch NL West…

LEADING OFF: Dodgers try to clinch NL West, Verlander rolls

A grand Scooter Gennett after his history making…

Scooter Gennett joins Lou Gehrig as only players to hit four homers in a game and hit four grand slams in the same season.

Stephen Piscotty after Cardinals' comeback…

Stephen Piscotty after an impressive Cardinals comeback win: "We didn't quit tonight."

Twins stay on track in postseason race, beat Tigers 7-3

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

Cubs rally in 9th, beat Brewers 5-3 in 10th to…

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

Twins rout Tigers, lead AL wild-card race by 2…

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

Randal Grichuk interviews Jim Hayes and John Gant

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 and Wanda Molina start GoFundMe for…

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."

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Cardinals rally past Pirates in 9th for 4-3 win

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

Ynoa pitches 8 solid innings to lead Orioles past…

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

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers meet in NL Central…

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Brewers meet in NL Central showdown; Twins and Rockies cling to wild-card spots; Keuchel tunes up for playoffs