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Astros' loss gives Athletics 1st West title since '13
The Oakland Athletics clinched their first AL West title since 2013 on Monday, with an assist from the rival Houston Astros.[read more]

Cubs clinch playoff berth, lose 3-2 to Pirates
The Cubs lost 3-2 to the Pirates on Tuesday but clinched a playoff berth for the fifth time in six years.[read more]

Braves rout Marlins, win 3rd straight NL East title
Marcell Ozuna's two home runs and 5 RBIs helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 11-1, and clinch their third straight NL East title on Tuesday night.[read more]

Angels' Simmons opts out with 5 games to go
Shortstop Andrelton Simmons has opted out of the rest of the Angels' season.[read more]

Pirates prospect Cruz in custody after fatal crash
According to a police report, Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop prospect Oneil Cruz was driving after curfew when he struck a motorcycle in front of him with three people aboard.[read more]

Dodgers' Turner (hamstring) late scratch vs. A's
Justin Turner was a late scratch from the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup on Tuesday because of recurring discomfort in his previously injured hamstring.[read more]

Indians in playoffs after Ramirez's walk-off HR
The Indians are in the playoffs after Jose Ramirez hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning to give Cleveland a 5-3 win over the White Sox.[read more]

MLB playoff push: Indians, Braves and Cubs all clinch, plus current bracket
Here's the latest on the postseason picture.[read more]

Passan: Inside a final week like MLB has never seen before
The Marlins are looking like a playoff team? Jose Ramirez for AL MVP? Jeff Passan has 20 questions -- and answers -- about baseball's frantic finish.[read more]

Fantasy baseball forecaster for Week 9: Sept. 21-27
Set your lineups for the week ahead with our forecaster preview.[read more]