Bochy becomes 11th manager with 2,000 wins
Giants skipper: 'This is a number that happens because of everybody'
BOSTON -- Bruce Bochy was driving in his car listening to sports talk radio after his first game as a Major League manager. The Padres had lost their 1995 season opener by eight runs, and the critics were not pleased with the outcome.
“The first game couldn’t have gone worse,”
Here's the schedule's impact on the final 11 days
Indians, Cardinals among clubs with challenging home stretch
The postseason chase has reached its most critical stage. With a little more than a week remaining in the regular season, the time has come for contenders to finish strong and punch their tickets to October baseball.
For some, the road looks a bit more difficult. That’s because of the
Astros clinch postseason berth with 100th win
Magic number to clinch third straight AL West title stands at two
HOUSTON -- Gerrit Cole surpassed 300 strikeouts for the season, the Astros reached 100 wins for the third year in a row and a playoff berth was clinched. It was a magical Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.
The Astros moved closer to clinching their third consecutive American League West
Next Bronx start unclear, CC earns hugs, ovation
'I’m ready to do whatever they ask,' lefty says, anticipating postseason role
NEW YORK -- CC Sabathia wants to leave it all out on the field in the last weeks of his storied career, and as he tipped his cap at the conclusion of what may have been his final Major League start, the veteran left-hander attempted to savor each step of
Devers joins rare 50 doubles, 30 homers club
Red Sox third baseman, Bogaerts become first MLB teammates to achieve feat
BOSTON -- Though Boston did not get a hit until the sixth inning on Wednesday night, Rafael Devers made it a special one, sending a 3-2 offering from Jeff Samardzija over the right-field wall for his 30th home run of the season -- and with it, achieving a lengthy list
Marte to have CT scan, may be shut down
MRI on Wednesday showed lower-back inflammation for NL All-Star
PHOENIX -- The D-backs kept their slim postseason hopes alive by beating the Marlins, 5-4, on Wednesday afternoon at Chase Field, but it looks like they might have to finish out the year without 2019 National League All-Star Ketel Marte.
Marte had an MRI on Wednesday that showed inflammation in
Suárez hits most HRs in season by Venezuelan
Slugger ties NL mark for most homers by third baseman in a year
CHICAGO -- When Eugenio Suárez walked into the visiting clubhouse at Wrigley Field following Wednesday’s 3-2, 10-inning win over the Cubs and heard his teammates singing the Venezuelan national anthem, “Gloria al Bravo Pueblo,” with a king-sized bottle of champagne waiting for him, he couldn’t help it as tears started
Civale cruises before Puig delivers walk-off hit
Rookie extends streak of allowing 2 ER or fewer as Tribe keeps pace
CLEVELAND -- The Indians entered Wednesday’s game against the Tigers with the possibility of moving into the second American League Wild Card spot if they won and the Rays lost to the Dodgers. But no matter how much pressure has been put on rookie Aaron Civale this season, the 24-year-old
Mets make history, then stun Rockies with rally
Alonso's 49th HR of 2019 sets Amazin's single-season franchise record for long balls
DENVER -- Before delivering the go-ahead RBI in the Mets’ 7-4 win at Coors Field on Wednesday, Pete Alonso offered the Rockies another demonstration of his offensive potency. Batting with one out in the sixth inning, Alonso smacked his 49th home run a projected 448 feet to left to give