World Series

Cardinals sock four homers, seize on gift series with 11-6 win against Atlanta

<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

The Game 7 walk-off finish to the 2001 World Series needs a deep rewind

in 2001, baseball gave us a different kind of World Series. It was already destined to be unusual as the first major sports championship played after 9/11, but the baseball itself stood out, too.<p>This was a battle between the New York Yankees — the historic “Evil Empire” looking for a …

New York Yankees

Why the Astros are again baseball's best team | MLB.com

The Astros aren't going to win the most games in baseball this year, because the Red Sox will. Houston won't have the top seed in the American League …

Boston Red Sox

Boston's 'Cora Four' has the stuff dynasties are made of

BOSTON -- The 1912 Red Sox won 105 regular-season games, more than any other team in Boston history, but they did not accomplish it with the flair …

Boston Red Sox

MLB standings, playoff picture update: Dodgers-Rockies series could shape up NL West, wild card races

There's still plenty up for grabs in the National League<p>The 2018 MLB regular season ends Sunday, Sept. 30, which means the postseason is now roughly …

Baseball

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 …

Mickey Mantle

New York is being hit by the remnants of Hurricane Florence this morning, so the starting time of the Red Sox-Yankees game has been switched from 1:05 p.m. to 7:05 p.m.

Red Sox-Yankees starting time switched to 7:05 p.m.<p>AP Photo<p>The Red Sox have a chance to clinch the A.L. East today, but they're going to have to wait …

Boston Red Sox

Mets officially eliminated from playoff contention

The Mets were officially eliminated from playoff contention on Monday after the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves.<p>The Cardinals' 11-6 win …

San Diego Padres

Yankees don’t want to go into the playoffs tempting fate like this

In baseball history, Aaron Boone thinks he has found a friend.<p>Yet the Yankees’ rookie manager should be wary. If he eyes the numbers closely enough, …

Toronto Blue Jays

Inbox: Who will make Red Sox playoff roster? | MLB.com

<b>What's your playoff roster? <br>-- @abromson</b><p>A lot of tough calls, for sure. If you go by past history, the Red Sox will go with a four-man rotation, a …

Boston Red Sox

HOF Yankees Slugger Reggie Jackson Hosts Weekly All-Sports Show On SiriusXM

Legendary Hall of Fame baseball player Reggie Jackson has joined SiriusXM to host a new live weekly all-sports talk show that will be heard by …

Oakland Athletics

While The The Astros' Starting Outfield Isn't Perfect, It's More Than Sufficient

The rancor over the perceived lack of effort made by left fielder Marwin Gonzalez in the waning moments of the Astros’ walk-off loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sept. 9 remains humorous because it fueled a false narrative about Gonzalez defensively and belied his defensive prowess.<p>The functionality of …

American League (MLB)

8-Year-Old with 3D-Printed Hand Throws 1st Pitch at Every MLB Stadium

Hailey Dawson was born without three fingers but taught herself to toss a baseball with her specially designed, 3D-printed hand. After throwing first pitches for the Orioles and Nationals, Hailey made it her goal to pitch for every MLB team.<p>Bleacher Report reached out to tell her story, which …

Baseball

9/17/18 Game Preview: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies

The New York Mets (69-80) had a tough weekend in Boston, dropping two out of three against the Red Sox. There is no shame in that outcome since the …

New York Mets

Milwaukee Brewers: Who Won Orioles Schoop, Villar Trade?

The Milwaukee Brewers traded INF Jonathan Villar and prospects (P Luis Ortiz and INF Jean Carmona) to the Baltimore Orioles for 2B Jonathan Schoop on …

Milwaukee Brewers

Forty Years Later, Bucky Dent Is Still Soaking in His Life-Changing Home Run

<i>This week, SI will release</i> 14 Back<i>, Jon Hock’s stirring documentary about the Yankees’ furious comeback from that deficit to the Red Sox in the</i> …

Major League Baseball

Run for the Ring: Cubs win Game 5 over Indians

In the latest 'Run for the Ring' series, we flashback to October 30, 2016 when the Cubs beat the Indians in Game 5 of the World Series forcing the ser

Chicago Cubs

Girl with 3-D printed hand achieves her dream to throw the 1st pitch at all 30 MLB ballparks

An inspiring 8-year-old with a 3-D-printed prosthetic hand has achieved her personal goal to throw out the first pitch at every major league ballpark.<p>…

Boston Red Sox

MLB's 100-win seasons of the 2000s

2001 – Mariners (116-46) – lost in ALCS Associated Press<p>2001 – Athletics (102-60) – lost in ALDS Associated Press<p>2002 – Braves (101-59) – lost in NLDS Associated Press<p>2002 – Yankees (103-58) – lost in ALDS Associated Press<p>2002 – Athletics (103-59) – lost in ALDS Associated Press<p>2003 – Yankees …

American League (MLB)

Migos song “Is You Ready” will serve as MLB postseason anthem

“A lot of MLB players use our songs for their walk-up music, so this collab will get them amped.”<p>Migos will lend one of their songs to the …

Migos

David Eckstein Barry Bonds Deserves HOF ... Despite PED Scandal

<b>Barry Bonds</b> will be the first MLB player entrenched in baseball's PED scandal to make the Hall of Fame ... and he won't be the last -- so says former …

Alex Rodriguez

Washington Huskies

Related Links<p>Story Links<p><b>SEATTLE</b> -- Summer may be coming to a close and fall may be rapidly approaching, but on Monday at Husky Ballpark, spring was …

Washington Huskies

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

Mets’ Impressive Starting Rotation Good Foundation For Rebuild

by on at 1:27PM<p>The New York Mets have a lot of weaknesses to address before they are legitimate World Series contenders again, but they do have a …

Boston Red Sox

Ackert: It's a changing of the guard for Yankees, who clearly will be relying more on young talent like Miguel Andujar come playoffs

Time marches on and the next generation in pinstripes steps up and takes the place of former champions. Hours after first-year Yankee manager Aaron …

New York Yankees

The Eckersley phenomenon: a tough comparison for any reliever

It’s a banner year for relievers. Not just because teams are using them to start games with a novel strategy to emphasize bullpens and turn starters …

San Diego Padres

Ken Rosenthal on status of Dave Roberts’ contract extension with Dodgers

Dave Roberts who led the Dodgers to Game 7 of the World Series last season is awaiting the team's decision on his club option.

Ken Rosenthal

Alex Bregman wears No. 2 in part because Diamondbacks didn't draft him No. 1

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman still isn't over the fact that the Arizona Diamondbacks passed over him in the 2015 MLB draft.<p>"I was …

MLB Draft

Dave Martinez to evaluate Nationals coaching staff following the season

When the season is over — and at this rate that’s about two weeks away — Nationals manager Dave Martinez plans to talk with each member of his …

Tampa Bay

Indians AL Central Division Champions Gear & Apparel 2018

Another season, another AL Central Division title for the Cleveland Indians.For the third consecutive year, the Indians clinched the division, …

AL Central