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Milwaukee shortstop Orlando Arcia may have abruptly checked out in the third inning of the Brewers' series finale against the Chicago Cubs, but he still managed to turn a double play. Arcia arrived at the hospital Sunday just in time to see the birth of his twin daughters. The Milwaukee Journal
The Brewers found themselves in a must-win situation. They adequately addressed the presented imperative.
At the All-Star break, the Padres envisioned life in the National League wild-card chase for the final 20 games of the season. Although the Padres have faded from contention, 14 of their last 20 games will be against teams contending for at least the second wild-card berth. The Padres open a four-game
Yasiel Puig will take a seven-game hitting streak into Cleveland's series opener against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday in Anaheim, Calif., a key part of the Indians' lineup as they battle for one of the American League's two wild-card spots. During the streak, Puig is hitting .310 (9
The San Francisco Giants have their ace, Madison Bumgarner, positioned to pitch twice as they embark on what, for all intents and purposes, is a must-sweep homestand when they open a four-game series against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. With just three weeks remaining in the regular
The Milwaukee Brewers are back in the wild-card race after winning the last three games of a four-game series against the Chicago Cubs with an 8-5 victory Sunday afternoon. The Brewers and Cubs played seven times in the past 10 games, with the Brewers winning five of the seven. Trailing the Cubs for
In the four weeks since, Houston has inched further ahead in pursuit of its third consecutive division title. With their four-game series sweep of the visiting Seattle Mariners, completed Sunday with a 21-1 victory, the Astros reduced their magic number to clinch the AL West to 10 games. With the Athletics
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to keep their wild-card hopes alive when they host the National League East-leading Atlanta Braves in the opener of a four-game series on Monday. Thanks to the Chicago Cubs' 8-5 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, coupled with the Phillies' marathon 10
The New York Mets know what it's like to enjoy a surge into contention, as the Arizona Diamondbacks are experiencing currently. On Monday night, the Mets' playoff hopes may rest on figuring out how to regain that feeling. The Diamondbacks will look to continue their timely hot streak Monday
The New York Yankees get the chance to put what could be the final nail in the coffin of their rivals when they face the host Boston Red Sox in the finale of a four-game series Monday. New York has won two of the first three games in the series to drop Boston's chance to make the playoffs to less
Nicholas Castellanos has evidently found a ballpark that suits him. Castellanos - who openly complained about Comerica Park's spacious dimensions earlier this year when he was with Detroit - has flourished since a trade to the Chicago Cubs. The 27-year-old outfielder has hit 13 home runs for Chicago
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Nationals ace Max Scherzer felt some relief after helping Washington end a tough four-game series with a win. Scherzer won for the first time in two months, Juan Soto homered and Washington beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 Sunday to stop the NL East leaders' nine-game winning streak, their longest in
The Boston Red Sox parted ways Sunday with president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski less than a year after winning the World Series. Red Sox spokesman Kevin Gregg made the announcement following a 10-5 loss to the New York Yankees that dropped the defending champions 17+ games behind their longtime
Near the end of a disappointing championship defense season, the Red Sox fired president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski.
The Bronx Bombers have a new record for home runs and 18 games still to go. Gleyber Torres, Mike Tauchman, Aaron Judge hit home runs as the New York Yankees broke the franchise record for homers in a season Sunday night in a 10-5 win over the Red Sox. "Today was really good to see because I felt
Condensed Game: Gleyber Torres, Mike Tauchman and Aaron Judge homer to smash the Yankees' single-season home run mark in the win at Fenway P
9/8/19: Yankees set new franchise HR mark in win
Gerrit Cole fans 15 over eight innings of one-hit ball, plus pitcher Michael Lorenzen delivers a pinch-hit walk-off double for the Reds
BOSTON (AP) -- Yankees left fielder Mike Tauchman has been pulled from a game at Fenway Park with an apparent injury to his left leg.
"I've been thinking about this for a while and to go out there and throw seven innings like that was huge. It was just something I was really looking forward to and I'm glad I was able to pitch well."
9/8/19: Beaty, Seager power Dodgers to 5-0 win
Kelly Crull, David Dejesus and Tony Andracki discuss the Cubs struggles in Milwaukee.
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:
Wil Myers is having a strong finish to what has otherwise been a disappointing season. Myers singled in Manny Machado with one out in the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 win Sunday against the Colorado Rockies and a series victory in a matchup between the worst teams in the NL West.
Arizona Cardinals sideline reacts to a would-be interception that was dropped by Cardinals cornerback Tramaine Brock Sr. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on FOX
Condensed Game: Adam Haseley, Maikel Franco and Scott Kingery homered to lead the Phillies' 10-run outburst in their win over the Mets
Corey Seager and Matt Beaty homered, Kenta Maeda threw four dominant innings in relief, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 5-0 Sunday to reduce their magic number to clinch the NL West to two. The Dodgers (93-52) can lock up their seventh consecutive division title Tuesday at
Condensed Game: Tyler Austin smashed a three-run home run as part of a five-run 4th inning, propelling the Brewers to a win vs. the Cubs
Sean Manaea realizes he will need time to regain arm strength. Manaea matched his career high by striking out 10 in his second start following shoulder surgery, and the Oakland Athletics beat Detroit 3-1 on Sunday to give the Tigers their first 100-loss season since 2003. ''I'm trying to
9/8/19: Brewers' use 5-run 4th to push past the Cubs
Condensed Game: Max Scherzer allowed just two hits and one run, while Yan Gomes smashed two home runs in the Nationals' win vs. the Braves
Looking for every extra edge in a playoff chase, the Philadelphia Phillies tried most everything - stealing and bunting, plus plenty of pinch-hitters and pitchers. On and on they went, mixing and matching against the New York Mets for so long the teams actually began to run out of baseballs. In the
With AL batting leader Tim Anderson getting a day off, rookie Danny Mendick took advantage of a chance to fill in at shortstop. Mendick hit his first career home run, Jose Abreu got his 31st of the season, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 on Sunday. Mendick, Matt Skole and
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tyler Glasnow struck out five over two innings in his return from a four-month layoff caused by a strained right forearm, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto 8-3 Sunday to complete a four-game sweep that left the Blue Jays as the fifth major league team on pace to lose 100
Jack Flaherty always had the tools. Figuring out how to put them together has been the challenge for the 23-year-old pitcher since the former first-round pick arrived in St. Louis two years ago. While Flaherty is sketchy on specifics about what what exactly he changed heading into the All-Star break
A few days after his Ruthian two-way feat, relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen was again the right man in the batter's box for the Cincinnati Reds. Lorenzen lined a game-ending, pinch-hit double in the ninth inning to help the Reds snap the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with a 4
The Texas Rangers appear to have their offense operating at full efficiency again, just in time for a closing three-week stretch against some of the best teams in the American League. Rookie Nick Solak had three hits and four RBIs, Ronald Guzman and Rougned Odor homered and the Rangers beat the Orioles
Sandy Alcantara is providing a little optimism for Marlins fans during another frustrating season. Alcantara became the first Marlins pitcher with two shutouts in his rookie season since Dontrelle Willis, and Miami beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0 Sunday. ''You've seen the same thing you
The Phillies are hoping Bryce Harper's hand will feel good enough to allow him to return for Monday's series opener against the Braves.
Sandy Alcantara allows only four hits and strikes out eight batters in a complete-game shutout of the Royals at Marlins Park
Max Scherzer swiped his second stolen base of the season against the Braves on Sunday.
The Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell left Sunday's game against Milwaukee in the third inning, after he was hit on the head by a 94 mph pitch from Milwaukee's Adrian Houser. Russell's helmet flew off as the ball hit around the area of his left cheek, and Russell fell to the ground. Manager
After taking a 94 mph fastball to the face in the third inning Sunday, Addison Russell was removed from the game and the Cubs are now down to their third-string shortstop.
After missing the minimum time on the injured list, Gio Urshela is poised to continue his breakout campaign with the Yankees.
Starlin Castro crushes a solo home run over the left-field wall, giving the Marlins a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the 1st inning
NEW YORK (AP) -- Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper is still out of the starting lineup because of an injured right hand.
Two of the top pitchers in the National League will oppose each other on Sunday when the Atlanta Braves host the visiting Washington Nationals in the finale of their four-game set. Washington will send veteran right-hander Max Scherzer (9-5, 2.60 ERA) against Atlanta rookie right-hander Mike Soroka
Right-hander Tyler Glasnow is expected to make his first start in nearly four months when the Tampa Bay Rays go for a four-game sweep over the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon. The Rays made it three in a row over their American League East rivals on Saturday night when they scored three
The last time Masahiro Tanaka pitched at Fenway Park, it was an outright disaster that resulted in the worst start of his career. After allowing 12 runs on 12 hits in 3 1/3 innings July 25, Tanaka returns to the scene of that ugliness Sunday night when the New York Yankees visit the Boston Red Sox for