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Indians face long road -- and 70 long years of losing -- this October

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:09
Seven decades after Cleveland's last World Series title in 1948, skipper Terry Francona says, "We have been pushed around a lot, but now, we are pushing back."

Ballpark worker charged for spitting on pizza

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:11
A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Tigers game.

Hinch, ex-closer Giles bicker over Astros culture

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 09:28
Blue Jays closer Ken Giles is sticking to his criticism of his former team, the Astros, a position that has drawn a rebuttal from Houston manager A.J. Hinch.

'Good night, Mr. Young': A's closer Blake Treinen on Cy-worthy run

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 09:09
Since departing D.C. and heading west, the righty has turned his career around -- and helped Oakland become baseball's biggest surprise.

Astros' Osuna booed heavily in Toronto return

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 07:28
Astros closer Roberto Osuna was jeered on each pitch while closing out Houston's 5-3 win over the Blue Jays on Monday.

Angels' Scioscia says he'd like to keep managing

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 02:20
Longtime Angels skipper Mike Scioscia, widely expected to step down after the regular season concludes this week, suggested Monday night he is open to returning for a 20th season in Los Angeles' dugout, or perhaps a managing job elsewhere in baseball.

With Didi's health up in the air, heat is on Yankees' super rookies

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 02:15
Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres have helped carry the banged-up Bombers at times. In October, they could anchor the left side of the infield.

Real or not? Brewers-Cardinals has makings of a doozy

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 01:35
If Milwaukee's win in a wacky Game 1 is any indication, this critical series in St. Louis should be a lot of fun.

Kluber hits 20 wins for first time with 11-K effort

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 01:34
Corey Kluber struck out 11 in seven scoreless innings and won his 20th game, and Brandon Guyer hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians shut out the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Monday night.

Phils' Altherr leaves after running hard into fence

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 00:15
Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Aaron Altherr left the game after spraining his right big toe and bruising the knee while running full stride into the fence as he tried to catch a home run by Colorado's David Dahl.

Red Sox set franchise record with 106th win

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 23:36
The Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Monday night for their 106th win of the season, a new high in the franchise's 118-year history.

A's clinch wild-card spot with Tampa Bay's loss

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 23:27
The Oakland A's secured the final American League playoff spot on Monday night when the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the New York Yankees.

Harper finally hits 100 RBIs for first time in career

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 22:13
A sacrifice fly to left gave the Washington Nationals slugger the first 100-RBI season of his seven-year career.

Reports: Giants GM Evans out amid 72-84 mark

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:38
The San Francisco Giants have ousted general manager Bobby Evans , according to multiple reports.

Story back in lineup for playoff-chasing Rockies

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:09
Rockies All-Star Trevor Story, who missed a week with inflammation in his right elbow, was back in the lineup Monday as Colorado opened a four-game series against Philadelphia.

Gregorius confident he'll return before playoffs

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:08
Injured New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius said Monday that he believes he will be back in the starting lineup before the regular season ends.

Mariners' Hernandez sworn in as U.S. citizen

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 19:30
Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez was sworn in as a U.S. citizen Monday afternoon at a ceremony in Seattle after passing his citizenship interview.

Teams left to police themselves in new gambling landscape

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 13:46
The major professional sports leagues and the NCAA have jumped into their first full seasons with expanded legal sports betting by taking a largely wait-and-see approach, leaving teams to figure out how best to navigate an evolving betting landscape.

An October blueprint: What playoff baseball looks like in 2018

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:50
Pitching duels to remember and moving the runner over? Gone. Bullpenning and home run-bashing leadoff hitters? Here to stay. This is what does and doesn't happen in a modern postseason.

He's not Babe Ruth. So after his rookie year, who is Shohei Ohtani?

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:41
Now that we've seen a season of two-way baseball, we can determine the hitter -- and pitcher -- the Angels star most resembles so far.