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Pujols smashes 701st career homer in Cards win
Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 701st home run, connecting Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates.[read more]

Orioles CEO: 'I look forward to' signing new lease
Orioles chairman John Angelos said in a memo to team staff members that he looks forward to signing a new lease committing the team to remaining in Baltimore.[read more]

Raleigh's walk-off HR sends Mariners to playoffs
The Seattle Mariners clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2001 when Cal Raleigh's two-out walk-off home run gave them a 2-1 win over the Oakland A's.[read more]

Yankees put Britton on 60-day IL, ending season
The Yankees have put reliever Zack Britton on the 60-day IL, ending the left-hander's attempt at an early return from Tommy John surgery after just three appearances.[read more]

Marlins' Alcantara won't pitch again this season
Miami Marlins ace Sandy Alcantara has been shut down for the rest of the season, a decision that manager Don Mattingly called "the best thing for Sandy."[read more]

Ohtani, Angels reach $30M agreement for 2023
Angels star Shohei Ohtani will make $30 million in 2023 after he and the team agreed to a one-year contract for next season to avoid arbitration.[read more]

Wait, MLB tiebreaker games are gone? Here's what the rule change means for this season
Game 163 is no more. Here's why, and what could happen to this year's races without one.[read more]

MLB playoff tracker: Who can clinch next, key series and current playoff bracket
The race to reach October is on. Here's the latest on which teams will be playing in the postseason.[read more]

The biggest regular-season series in a decade? Why Mets-Braves showdown could shake up October
Sunday's matchup doesn't just matter in New York and Atlanta -- it has implications for baseball fans everywhere.[read more]

'I'm trying to catch Tom Brady': How Terrance Gore's unusual career got him three rings ... and counting
The Mets' designated speedster has zero career home runs and just a single RBI. But he's always needed in October.[read more]