Cy Young Award

Sylver: 5 Key Questions For The Red Sox Before October

<i>By Sean Sylver, 98.5 The Sports Hub</i>The Red Sox have 103 wins. They've schooled the American League this season and currently have the highest grade …

Boston Red Sox

Jon Gray struggles in Rockies' loss to Dodgers | MLB.com

LOS ANGELES -- With two weeks left in the regular season, the first-place Rockies arrived at Dodger Stadium Monday looking to pounce on the team that …

Los Angeles

Cardinals keep Braves behind with four home runs

<b>ATLANTA •</b> With a golden opportunity to gain ground in the wild-card race, the Cardinals’ offense only had to stay ahead of their bullpen.<p>On the way …

St. Louis

Indians president says Trevor Bauer could be used out of the bullpen during the playoffs

The right-hander has been sidelined for more than a month with a fracture in his lower leg<p>Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer hasn't pitched since Aug. …

Trevor Bauer

Mets monitoring innings count down stretch | MLB.com

PHILADELPHIA -- While the Mets still have a little less than two weeks left in their season, the club will make some decisions in these final days …

Mickey Callaway

Tampa Bay Rays: Kolten Wong angry at Rays organization

Brothers need to watch out for each other, even if that means going after another organization. Kolten Wong did just that by calling out the Tampa …

Tampa Bay

Judge (wrist) takes at-bats in simulated game

Aaron Judge (wrist) had 11 live at-bats in a simulated game on Monday.<p>Judge took swings against A.J. Cole, Chance Adams, and Phillip Diehl. He didn't …

Fantasy Sports

The case for Alex Bregman to win the AL MVP Award

When first looking at this title, you are probably thinking this will be something to troll all the fans of baseball. After all, everyone and their …

American League (MLB)

Phillies’ slide was (almost) predictable | Marcus Hayes

The intent of this column was to assure Phillies fans that the joy they experienced this season will be longer and fuller in 2019. It still is, for …

Philadelphia

If it existed, Zack Wheeler would win the second-half Cy Young Award

Mets RHP <b>Zack Wheeler</b> has been one of the league's best pitchers since the All-Star Game, during which the Mets are 30-25.<p>In his 10 starts since the …

Mickey Callaway

Denny McLain Tells '68 Tigers Tales For Hartford World Series Club

Fifty years ago this very week, Denny McLain put his arms around a moment of baseball history, and no one has ever pried it away.<p>Would he trade his …

World Series

Blake Snell goes for a Rays’ rarity, his 20th win Tuesday

ARLINGTON, Texas — Blake Snell is still focused on smaller numbers that can have a larger impact, specifically the seven games his Rays went into …

American League (MLB)

Fantasy Baseball 2018: 3 Pitchers to add for final stretch

With just two weeks left of the fantasy baseball season, these pitchers should be added to your playoff team.<p>While everyone is focusing on fantasy …

Fantasy Baseball

Orioles are turning to relievers to start games not to benefit from matchups but out of necessity

Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn’t want to place a label on what he’s been forced to do, starting right-handed reliever Evan Phillips to fill the …

Baltimore Orioles

Jacob deGrom brought his tricky Cy Young case to Red Sox

BOSTON — Jacob deGrom wasn’t about to let a Green Monster put a scare into his National League Cy Young award dreams.<p>There was a hiccup Sunday …

Boston Red Sox

Indians rest several regulars after clinch, Tigers win 6-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is already thinking about the postseason.<p>The Indians rested several of their regulars a day after clinching the AL Central and lost to the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Sunday as Jim Adduci homered and drove in a career-high four runs.<p>Cleveland rolled …

Chicago White Sox

RED SOX NOTEBOOK: Betts hurting in 4-3 win over Mets

Mookie Betts removed from Sunday's series finale with soreness in his left side.<p>BOSTON — Mookie Betts was removed from the Red Sox' 4-3 series-finale …

Boston Red Sox

Rockies-Dodgers open three-game series Monday with NL West lead at stake

SAN FRANCISCO — Over the last two seasons, general manager Jeff Bridich, the chief architect of the Rockies’ rebirth, has stated that his club’s goal …

San Francisco

Make Room On The Mantel

For what it’s worth, I think Jacob deGrom locked up the Cy Young award on Sunday.<p>I know many of you who read this space regularly probably considered …

Boston Red Sox

Check Out This Clip Of Jacob deGrom Taking Chris Sale Deep In College

by on at 1:56PM<p>The New York Mets didn’t insert Jacob deGrom into the lineup Sunday, but maybe they should have.<p>The ace right-hander squared off …

Boston Red Sox

Baltimore Orioles could have signed Manny Machado to long term deal

The Baltimore Orioles did not have to trade Manny Machado. For less than a million dollars, they reportedly had a chance to extend him years ago.<p>It …

Baltimore Orioles

Brock Holt's pinch double lifts Red Sox over Mets 5-3

BOSTON -- Any disappointment Jackie Bradley Jr. had about the replay review that turned his home run into a double disappeared soon after Brock Holt …

Boston Red Sox

The pitching duel that will make Mets-Red Sox worth watching

BOSTON — A relatively low-stakes Sunday afternoon game could have the feeling of a heavyweight bout.<p>In one corner will stand major league ERA leader …

Mickey Callaway

Washington Nationals: Juan Soto continues to make history

Although he is just a teenager, Washington Nationals rookie Juan Soto is continuing to make major league history.<p>What Juan Soto has been able to …

Juan Soto

DeGrom, Sale to face each other for first time — as pros

BOSTON — In his last start of a life-changing junior year, Jacob deGrom hit his only college home run. It came against the top pitcher in their small …

Long Island

Cleveland Indians are the first MLB team in 2018 to clinch its division

Indians are AL Central champs for a third straight season.<p>The Cleveland Indians are the first MLB division champion of 2018, and their clincher on Saturday was a perfect reflection of the gap between the Indians and the rest of the American League Central.<p>The Indians drubbed the Tigers 15-0 on …

American League (MLB)

At 39, Warren Spahn tosses no hitter

With four runs of support from his Braves, Spahn was in a position to make history.<p>No. 9 hitter Bobby Gene Smith was the first to bat for the Phils …

San Francisco Giants

Edwin Díaz Continues Pursuit of Single-Season Save Record

Díaz‘s 54 saves are currently 5th-most in a seasonWith three weeks remaining in the regular season, <b>Edwin Díaz</b> is closing in on a piece of Major …

American League (MLB)

Rick Porcello Knows He’s In Control When Making Starts For Red Sox

by on at 10:46PM<p>Rick Porcello is a simple man.<p>Every starting pitcher has their own personal routine they follow on days they take the mound. Some …

Boston Red Sox

Philadelphia Phillies: Executives believe the Phillies could sign both Harper and Machado

The Philadelphia Phillies will be one of the many teams that will heavily pursue free agents this offseason, but they could have a chance at signing …

Los Angeles