MLB NEWS ARCHIVE

» Monday, October 23, 2017

The ring’s the thing: Kershaw, Verlander each eye 1st title

1:59 AM

All eyes will be on the Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw and the Houston Astros' Justin Verlander as the World Series unfolds this week.

» Sunday, October 22, 2017

Red Sox hire Astros coach Cora as manager

9:37 PM

The Boston Red Sox hired Alex Cora as their new manager on Sunday.

Mets tab Indians pitching coach Callaway as new manager

9:36 PM

Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway will be named the new manager of the New York Mets, multiple media outlets reported Sunday.

Mets tab Indians pitching coach Callaway as new manager

5:37 PM

Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway will be named the new manager of the New York Mets, multiple media outlets reported Sunday.

Red Sox hire Astros coach Cora as manager

4:53 PM

The Boston Red Sox hired Alex Cora as their new manager on Sunday.

Verlander completes Astros’ triple-threat rotation

2:35 AM

HOUSTON -- Beyond the obvious impact of adding an accomplished pitcher with the credentials of Justin Verlander to their rotation, part of the Astros' thinking following his waiver trade deadline acquisition was that Verlander would deepen an already effective rotation, one featuring a pair of All-Stars in ace left-hander Dallas Keuchel and right-hander Lance McCullers.

» Saturday, October 21, 2017

Tigers pass on RHP Sanchez’s option

4:57 PM

The Detroit Tigers have given up on right-hander Anibal Sanchez.

Giants reassign pitching coach Righetti

3:08 PM

The San Francisco Giants removed Dave Righetti as pitching coach and reassigned him a front office role with the team, the team announced Saturday.

Cubs fire pitching coach Bosio after six seasons

1:57 PM

The Chicago Cubs fired pitching coach Chris Bosio after six seasons, according to multiple reports Saturday.

» Friday, October 20, 2017

MLB notebook: Baker out as Nationals manager

8:14 PM

The Washington Nationals have won four National League East division titles since 2012 under three different managers.

Kershaw attempting to set aside postseason demons

5:21 PM

It has been 29 long years since the Los Angeles Dodgers were part of the World Series, a drought perhaps best summed up by this factoid:

Nationals 2B Murphy undergoes knee surgery

5:08 PM

Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy underwent surgery to repair damage to the articular cartilage in his right knee, the team announced Friday.

Nationals fire Baker as manager after two seasons

2:38 PM

WASHINGTON --The Washington Nationals have won four National League East division titles since 2012 under three different managers.

Tigers hire Gardenhire as manager

2:07 PM

The Detroit Tigers opted for experience in their managerial search and announced Friday the appointment of Ron Gardenhire to run the club with a three-year contract.

Nationals fire Baker as manager after two seasons

1:01 PM

Dusty Baker will not return to manage the Washington Nationals in 2018, the team announced Friday.

Kershaw, regular-season star, savors postseason success

1:51 AM

CHICAGO -- Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw flashed a big grin and jokingly pretended to jump up from his chair upon learning that he would start Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night.

» Thursday, October 19, 2017

Reports: Tigers settle on Gardenhire as manager

9:55 PM

The Detroit Tigers will hire Ron Gardenhire to manage the club through what is expected to be a rebuilding phase.

Indians OF Brantley undergoes right ankle surgery

4:05 PM

Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley underwent surgery on his right ankle and will require four to five months of rehab, the team announced Thursday.

Oops: Ump admits he was ’dead wrong’ on Granderson call

11:22 AM

A home plate umpire admitted he was "dead wrong" after a call that led to Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon's ejection on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Cubs’ Baez breaks out in big way

2:48 AM

CHICAGO -- For 20 consecutive postseason at-bats, Javier Baez failed to collect a hit, forcing Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon to weigh the value of Baez's value as a defender against his inability to make things happen at the plate.

MLB postseason roundup: Yankees take 3-2 ALCS lead

1:07 AM

NEW YORK -- Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven outstanding innings, and the New York Yankees scored four runs against Dallas Keuchel in a 5-0 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday.

Yankees on verge of historic second comeback

12:59 AM

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees, the most accomplished franchise in American sports, are on the verge of an unprecedented baseball feat. The Houston Astros, meanwhile, are trending toward sadly familiar territory.

» Wednesday, October 18, 2017

ALCS turnaround shows Yankees’ depth, quality

11:36 PM

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees didn't just send the Houston Astros home on the brink of elimination Wednesday night. They filled the air at Yankee Stadium with an almost palpable feeling of inevitability that the World Series is coming back to the Bronx.

Yankees on verge of historic second comeback

11:18 PM

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees, the most accomplished franchise in American sports, are on the verge of an unprecedented baseball feat. The Houston Astros, meanwhile, are trending toward sadly familiar territory.

Dodgers continue postseason perfection

2:25 AM

CHICAGO -- Twenty-nine years have gone by since the Los Angeles Dodgers last reached the World Series.

MLB playoff roundup: Dodgers go up 3-0 on Cubs

1:15 AM

CHICAGO -- Chris Taylor homered and drove in two runs, and Yu Darvish allowed one run over 6 1/3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved to within a victory of the National League pennant with a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.

Yankees feast on Astros’ bullpen

1:15 AM

NEW YORK -- In the sixth inning Tuesday, the specter of Houston Astros co-aces Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander loomed over the remainder of the American League Championship Series.

» Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Yankees feast on Astros’ bullpen

11:26 PM

NEW YORK -- In the sixth inning Tuesday, the specter of Houston Astros co-aces Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander loomed over the remainder of the American League Championship Series.

Red Sox’s Ramirez, Rodriguez undergo successful surgeries

5:10 PM

Boston Red Sox first baseman and designated hitter Hanley Ramirez underwent successful left shoulder surgery on Tuesday and is expected to be ready for the start of the 2018 season, the team announced.

Yankees veteran Sabathia schools Astros

1:38 AM

NEW YORK -- When CC Sabathia signed his first professional contract in 1998, Carlos Correa was three years old. When Sabathia made his major league debut in 2001, Alex Bregman was seven years old. When Sabathia won the Cy Young Award in 2007, Jose Altuve was 17 years old.

» Sunday, October 15, 2017

Red Sox interview Cora, ask to talk with Gardenhire

9:43 PM

Astros bench coach Alex Cora took a break from Houston's playoff run to interview for the Boston Red Sox's vacant managerial position Sunday.

Cubs’ Maddon expects to be fined for critical comments

9:37 PM

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Sunday he expects to get fined for his comments criticizing a call at home plate getting overturned in the seventh inning of Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday.

Former White Sox pitcher Webb dies in ATV accident

8:38 PM

Daniel Webb, who pitched from 2013-16 for the Chicago White Sox, died Saturday night in an ATV accident in Humphreys County, Tenn.

Former White Sox pitcher Webb dies in ATV accident

7:06 PM

Daniel Webb, who last pitch for the Chicago White Sox, died Saturday night in an ATV accident in Humphreys County, Tenn.

Former White Sox pitcher Webb dies in ATV accident

6:57 PM

Daniel Webb, who last pitch for the Chicago White Sox, died Saturday night in an ATV accident in Humphreys County, Tenn.

MLB playoff roundup: Astros take 2-0 series lead on Yankees

12:15 AM

HOUSTON -- Carlos Correa homered and delivered a walk-off double against Aroldis Chapman, salvaging an incredible effort from Justin Verlander and giving the Houston Astros a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday.

» Saturday, October 14, 2017

Cubs to start LHP Quintana in Game 1

9:06 PM

The Chicago Cubs named left-hander Jose Quintana as their starter in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

Injured SS Seager off Dodgers’ NLCS roster

2:43 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers left All-Star shortstop Corey Seager off their 25-man roster for the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs due to an injured back, the team announced Saturday.

» Friday, October 13, 2017

Phillies name former coach Bowa senior advisor

8:11 PM

The Philadelphia Phillies named Larry Bowa as the team's senior advisor to general manager Matt Klentak on Friday.

Cubs arrive late in L.A. after unscheduled stop

4:17 PM

The Chicago Cubs' overnight flight to Los Angeles lasted into Friday afternoon before arriving more than five hours behind schedule.

Cubs’ bats come alive at right time entering NLCS

2:17 AM

WASHINGTON -- The Chicago Cubs endured a prolonged slump during the first four games of their National League Division Series with the Washington Nationals.

Dodgers’ Seager (back) misses workout

1:18 AM

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager did not participate in the team's workout at Dodger Stadium on Thursday after tweaking his back on a slide Monday night during Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

» Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dodgers’ Seager (back) misses workout

10:02 PM

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager did not participate in the team's workout at Dodger Stadium on Thursday after tweaking his back on a slide Monday night during Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

MLB notebook: Yankees tab Tanaka for ALCS opener

7:27 PM

The New York Yankees tabbed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to start Friday's opener of the American League Championship Series against the host Houston Astros.

Tanaka to start Game 1 of ALCS for Yankees

6:58 PM

The New York Yankees tabbed right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to start Friday's opener of the American League Championship Series against the host Houston Astros.

Nationals LHP Gonzalez starting Game 5 versus Cubs

3:06 PM

The Washington Nationals announced left-hander Gio Gonzalez as their starter for Thursday's winner-take-all Game 5 of the National League Division Series against the visiting Chicago Cubs.

Reds RHP Davis undergoes hip surgery

1:29 PM

Cincinnati Reds right-hander Rookie Davis is expected to be sidelined into spring training after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum and remove a bone spur in his right hip earlier this week, the team announced.

Surging Yankees will give favored Astros tough battle

3:23 AM

The Houston Astros got some good news and some bad news on Wednesday night.

MLB playoff roundup: Yankees KO Indians

12:47 AM

CLEVELAND -- Didi Gregorius hit two home runs and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Wednesday night in the deciding Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Progressive Field.

» Wednesday, October 11, 2017

MLB notebook: Red Sox fire manager Farrell

6:36 PM

The Boston Red Sox fired manager John Farrell on Wednesday, two days after his team was eliminated from the playoffs.

Indians DH Encarnacion returning for Game 5

5:22 PM

Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion returned to the lineup for Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

Red Sox fire manager Farrell after five seasons

2:52 PM

The Boston Red Sox fired manager John Farrell on Wednesday, two days after his team was eliminated from the playoffs.

In reversal, Nationals RHP Strasburg gets start Game 4 start

2:36 PM

CHICAGO -- The Washington Nationals will now start right-hander Stephen Strasburg in Wednesday afternoon's Game 4 of the National League Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Nationals RHP Strasburg now gets start Game 4 start

1:16 PM

The Washington Nationals will now start right-hander Stephen Strasburg in Wednesday afternoon's Game 4 of the National League Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Report: RHP Strasburg may now start Game 4 for Nationals

12:53 PM

The Washington Nationals may now start right-hander Stephen Strasburg in Wednesday afternoon's Game 4 of the National League Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Red Sox fire manager Farrell after five seasons

12:45 PM

The Boston Red Sox fired manager John Farrell on Wednesday, two days after his team was eliminated from the playoffs.

Red Sox fire manager Farrell after five seasons

10:34 AM

The Boston Red Sox fired manager John Farrell on Wednesday, two days after his team was eliminated from the playoffs.

» Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Indians DH Encarnacion hopes to return for Game 5

6:21 PM

Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion might be able to return for Game 5 of his team's American League Division Series against the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.

MLB roundup: Dodgers, Astros advance

2:14 AM

PHOENIX -- Rookie Cody Bellinger homered and drove in two runs, Yu Darvish pitched five strong innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers swept their way into the National League Championship Series with a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 3 of the NL Division Series on Monday.

As the series turns: Yankees shift momentum

1:08 AM

NEW YORK -- Before the first pitch Sunday night, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was being fitted for the heaviest goat horns a Big Apple skipper had worn in decades and Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona appeared ready to burnish his Hall of Fame credentials.

MLB roundup: Astros eliminate Red Sox

12:21 AM

BOSTON -- The Houston Astros clinched their first trip to the American League Championship Series with a 5-4 victory against the Boston Red Sox in Game 4 of the AL Division Series on Monday afternoon.

» Monday, October 9, 2017

MLB roundup: Astros eliminate Red Sox

10:31 PM

BOSTON -- The Houston Astros clinched their first trip to the American League Championship Series with a 5-4 victory against the Boston Red Sox in Game 4 of the AL Division Series on Monday afternoon.

Cubs trade RHP Pena to Angels

9:15 PM

The Los Angeles Angeles acquired right-hander Felix Pena from the Chicago Cubs on Monday.

MLB notebook: Twins extend Molitor through 2020

6:56 PM

The Minnesota Twins signed manager Paul Molitor to a three-year contract extension, the team announced Monday.

Indians’ Encarnacion out of lineup vs. Yankees

6:08 PM

NEW YORK -- Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion was not in the starting lineup Monday for Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees due to a sprained right ankle.

Athletics RHP Treinen undergoes surgery on finger

4:59 PM

Oakland Athletics right-hander Blake Treinen underwent successful surgery on his right middle finger, the team announced Monday.

Twins extend Molitor through 2020 season

4:26 PM

The Minnesota Twins signed manager Paul Molitor to a three-year contract extension, the team announced Monday.

With personal future uncertain, Tanaka saves Yanks’ season

1:21 AM

NEW YORK -- Yankees manager Joe Girardi made some disastrous decisions early in New York's American League Division Series with the Cleveland Indians, most notably his pitching changes Friday in a Game 2 loss.

» Sunday, October 8, 2017

Encarnacion out of Indians’ lineup for Game 3

6:07 PM

NEW YORK -- Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion was not in the starting lineup Sunday for Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees.

MLB roundup: Nationals even series with Cubs

1:40 AM

WASHINGTON -- Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman each homered in a five-run eighth inning as the Washington Nationals stormed back to defeat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 in Game 2 of the National League Division Series on Saturday and even the series.

» Saturday, October 7, 2017

Nationals’ offense comes alive just in time

10:37 PM

WASHINGTON -- After scoring one run and getting only four hits in the first 16 innings of the National League Division Series, the Washington offense picked the right time to awaken from its slumber.

Girardi: Should have challenged six-inning call

7:05 PM

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi admitted on Saturday that he "screwed up" by not challenging a pivotal and controversial call in Friday's Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians.

Injured Indians DH Encarnacion could play Game 3

6:49 PM

Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion, who suffered an ankle injury in Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees, is expected to return sometime in the postseason and might even play in Sunday's Game 3.

MLB playoff roundup: Indians win wild one vs. Yanks

2:35 AM

CLEVELAND -- Yan Gomes' single in the bottom of the 13th inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Friday.

Nationals assistant Jones suspended

1:36 AM

Washington Nationals assistant hitting coach Jacque Jones was suspended with pay due to a pending legal matter, the team announced shortly before their 3-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the NLDS.

» Friday, October 6, 2017

MLB playoff roundup: Indians win wild one vs. Yanks

11:36 PM

CLEVELAND -- Yan Gomes' single in the bottom of the 13th inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Division Series.

MLB notebook: Las Vegas natives Harper, Bryant step up for victims

7:28 PM

Baseball stars Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant are on-the-field foes in the National League Division Series but the Las Vegas natives worked together on a public service announcement set to run during Friday's Game 1 between the Washington Nationals and visiting Chicago Cubs.

Las Vegas natives Harper, Bryant team up to help victims

7:19 PM

Baseball stars Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant are on-the-field foes in the National League Division Series but the Las Vegas natives worked together on a public service announcement set to run during Friday's Game 1 between the Washington Nationals and visiting Chicago Cubs.

D-backs coach Prieto didn’t break Apple Watch rules

6:22 PM

Arizona Diamondbacks coach/translator Ariel Prieto did not use his Apple Watch for any "baseball-related communication" during his team's National League wild-card game against the Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball announced on Thursday.

Indians DH Encarnacion departs with ankle injury

6:11 PM

CLEVELAND -- Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion was removed from Game 2 of the American League Division Series between Cleveland and the New York Yankees in the first inning with a right ankle sprain.

Francona: OF Brantley could return to lineup in Game 3

4:24 PM

Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley could return to the starting lineup for Sunday's Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees.

» Thursday, October 5, 2017

MLB roundup: Altuve hits 3 HRs in Astros’ victory

11:37 PM

HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve recorded the 10th three-home run game in postseason history as the Houston Astros jumped on Cy Young Award contender Chris Sale for an 8-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday in Game 1 of their American League Division Series.

Red Sox take Nunez (knee) off roster

11:16 PM

HOUSTON -- Boston Red Sox designated hitter Eduardo Nunez was lost with a right knee injury in the first inning of Game 1 in the American League Division Series on Thursday at Minute Maid Park, pulling up lame after hitting a ground ball to Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman.

D-backs announce Walker as Game 1 starter vs. Dodgers

8:33 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Thursday that Taijuan Walker will be their starting pitcher in Friday's Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Mets 3B Wright has another back surgery

8:21 PM

New York Mets third baseman David Wright underwent a laminotomy procedure on his lower back this week, the team announced Thursday.

Reports: Vegas shooter Paddock scouted Fenway Park

7:46 PM

Stephen Paddock, the alleged sole culprit in the mass killings of at least 58 concert goers and himself while wounding at least 500 others, checked out sites in Boston and Chicago before turning loose his carnage on concertgoers in Las Vegas on Sunday.

MLB notebook: Nationals to start Strasburg in Game 1

7:39 PM

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will start Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the visiting Chicago Cubs, manager Dusty Baker announced on Thursday.

Nationals RHP Strasburg to start Game 1 vs. Cubs

7:30 PM

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will start Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the visiting Chicago Cubs on Friday, manager Dusty Baker announced on Thursday.

Red Sox lose Nunez to knee injury

5:28 PM

HOUSTON -- Boston Red Sox designated hitter Eduardo Nunez was lost with a right knee injury in the first inning of Thursday's Game 1 in the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Park, pulling up lame after hitting a ground ball to Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman.

MLB probes potential use of smartwatch by Diamondbacks coach

4:18 PM

Major League Baseball may have another issue with smartwatches on its hands.

Giants’ Bochy to undergo third heart procedure

1:53 PM

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy will undergo a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat next week in San Diego.

Braves give manager Snitker another year

12:29 PM

The Atlanta Braves exercised their 2018 contract option on manager Brian Snitker, the team announced Thursday.

Nationals RHP Strasburg to start Game 1 vs. Cubs

12:23 PM

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will start Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the visiting Chicago Cubs, manager Dusty Baker announced on Thursday.

Joba Chamberlain on retirement: ’It’s time to be a dad’

11:58 AM

Former reliever Joba Chamberlain, who is perhaps best known for being on the receiving end of an attack by midges in the 2007 American League Division Series, told the New York Post that he is retired.

» Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Angels dismiss hitting coach Hansen

2:33 PM

The Los Angeles Angels announced Wednesday that hitting coach Dave Hansen will not return for the 2018 season.

Rangers exercise option on Banister for 2019

1:56 PM

The Texas Rangers exercised the 2019 option on the contract of manager Jeff Banister, the team announced Wednesday.

Confident, versatile Yankees will test Indians

2:25 AM

NEW YORK -- The Cleveland Indians get no easy road in the American League Division Series.

Yankees’ Gardner bridges eras of success

1:55 AM

NEW YORK -- As a young player, Brett Gardner was overshadowed by the New York Yankees' "Core Four" as well as a spate of high-priced, high-profile free agent acquisitions.

» Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Twins CF Buxton exits with tight back

10:45 PM

NEW YORK -- Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton exited the American League wild-card game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday due to upper-back tightness.

MLB notebook: Verlander named Astros’ Game 1 starter vs. Sale

7:52 PM

Justin Verlander was not even a member of the Houston Astros five weeks ago, but he will be their starting pitcher in Thursday's Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox.

Bauer to start for Indians in Game 1 of ALDS

7:49 PM

Corey Kluber is a good bet to win the American League Cy Young Award this season, but he won't be the starter in the Cleveland Indians' first playoff game.

Verlander to start for Astros in Game 1 of ALDS vs. Red Sox

7:31 PM

Justin Verlander was not even a member of the Houston Astros five weeks ago, but he will be their starting pitcher in Thursday's Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox.

Blue Jays decline Bautista’s option, making him free agent

6:59 PM

The Toronto Blue Jays declined their mutual option on outfielder Jose Bautista on Tuesday, making the 36-year-old a free agent.

Jeter vague on Stanton’s future with Marlins

1:13 PM

Derek Jeter was non-committal when asked about the future of slugger Giancarlo Stanton with the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.

Cards fire pitching coach Lilliquist, bullpen coach Ilsley

1:03 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals shook up their coaching staff by firing pitching coach Derek Lilliquist and bullpen coach Blaise Ilsley.

Twins leave 3B Sano off wild-card roster vs. Yankees

12:17 PM

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano was not listed on the team's roster for Tuesday's American League wild-card game against the host New York Yankees.

Jeter vows to ’turn it around’ for Marlins

12:02 PM

Derek Jeter started his job with the Miami Marlins in earnest on Tuesday, just two days removed from the conclusion of the 2017 regular season.

Mets’ Warthen will not return as team’s pitching coach

10:34 AM

New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen will not return in his role next season but has been offered another job in the organization, the team announced Tuesday.

After late-season swoon, Dodgers enter playoffs on roll

2:12 AM

PHOENIX -- Winning the National League West is nothing new for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who earned their fifth consecutive division title this year. However, the road in 2017 had a unique Hollywood feel.

» Monday, October 2, 2017

Cardinals’ Wainwright set for elbow surgery

5:39 PM

St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright is scheduled to undergo surgery on his pitching elbow on Tuesday.

Braves GM Coppolella resigns amid MLB investigation

3:38 PM

Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella resigned from his position effective immediately following a breach of Major League Baseball rules regarding the international player market, the team announced Monday.

Braves GM Coppolella resigns amid MLB investigation

1:33 PM

Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella resigned from his position effective immediately following a breach of Major League Baseball rules regarding the international player market, the team announced Monday.

Indians eye World Series redemption

10:31 AM

CLEVELAND -- Following a lackadaisical start, the usual -- for them -- midseason bout with injuries, a late-July reboot and a rousing, historic finish, here they are.

Playoff power rankings: Pitching-rich Indians are team to beat

2:15 AM

PHOENIX -- In baseball's season of abundance, one thing became abundantly clear.

» Sunday, October 1, 2017

Baseball playoff game times announced

10:31 PM

Baseball's all-time-best turnaround story meets the sport's all-time-best playoff team when the postseason gets underway Tuesday at 8:09 p.m. EDT with the New York Yankees hosting the Minnesota Twins in the American League wild-card game.

Baseball awards: AL MVP race too close to call between Altuve, Judge

10:08 PM

There may not be two American League players who differ more standing side-by-side than the Houston Astros' Jose Altuve and the New York Yankees' Aaron Judge.

MLB notebook: Collins resigns as Mets manager

9:22 PM

New York Mets manager Terry Collins resigned his post after Sunday's regular-season finale against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Collins resigns as Mets manager

8:50 PM

New York Mets manager Terry Collins resigned his post after Sunday's regular-season finale against the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB roundup: Stanton falls short in bid for 60 HRs

8:13 PM

MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton had two hits and one RBI, but failed to hit his 60th home run as his Miami Marlins lost to the Atlanta Braves 8-5 in Sunday's regular season finale at Marlins Park.

Yankees announce plans for expanded protection for fans

7:03 PM

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees announced during Sunday's regular-season finale that they will significantly expand protective netting at Yankee Stadium next season and their spring training complex in Tampa, Fla.

Reports: Collins to resign as Mets manager

6:31 PM

New York Mets manager Terry Collins will resign his post after Sunday's regular-season finale, according to multiple reports.

Reports: Collins to resign as Mets manager

5:29 PM

New York Mets manager Terry Collins will resign his post after Sunday's regular-season finale, according to multiple reports.

Yankees announce plans for expanded protection for fans

4:27 PM

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees announced during Sunday's regular-season finale that they will significantly expand protective netting at Yankee Stadium next season and their spring training complex in Tampa, Fla.

Pirates’ McCutchen uncertain about his future

3:00 PM

WASHINGTON -- Andrew McCutchen was batting third and playing center field for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday in what could be his last game with the Pirates, who ended the season against the Washington Nationals.

MLB roundup: Red Sox wrap up AL East title

1:30 AM

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox clinched their second consecutive American League East title with a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park.