Latest MLB Playoffs News

Braves RHP Charlie Morton goes on IL with finger issue, making him ineligible for NLDS

Sep. 24, 2023 13:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves took another blow to their injury-plagued rotation, placing right-hander Charlie Morton on the 15-day injured list Sunday. The move means the 14-game winner won't be eligible to pitch in the NL Division Series. The 39-year-old Morton left his...

Harper's 20th homer sparks Phillies to 7-5 come-from-behind win over Mets

Sep. 23, 2023 23:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper sparked Philadelphia’s comeback from a two-run deficit by reaching 20 homers for the ninth time, leading the Phillies over the New York Mets 7-5 on Saturday for their fourth straight win. Harper had three RBIs for the defending NL champions...

Marlins stay in wild-card hunt, prevent Brewers from clinching NL Central with 5-4 win

Sep. 23, 2023 20:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jake Burger hit a three-run homer, the Marlins scored the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning and Miami beat Milwaukee 5-4 on Saturday to stay within a game of the Cubs for the third NL wild card and prevent the Brewers from clinching the NL Central. Pinch runner...

Twins clinch AL Central for 3rd division title in 5 years; postseason losing streak up next

Sep. 23, 2023 05:03 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have the AL Central title in hand. Now they can get back to the unfinished business of trying to stop that record postseason losing streak. The Twins secured their third division title in five years on Friday night, eliminating...

Minnesota Twins clinch AL Central title with 8-6 win over Angels

Sep. 23, 2023 01:01 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After celebrating on the field and before any bottles were popped in the clubhouse, Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli had a message for his team: congratulations, enjoy it — but there's more to be done. The Twins clinched the AL Central title Friday night...

Brewers clinch playoff spot, close in on NL Central title with 12-run 2nd in 16-1 rout of Marlins

Sep. 22, 2023 23:45 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Postseason appearances have become a regular accomplishment for the Milwaukee Brewers lately. Christian Yelich and Josh Donaldson homered during a 12-run second inning and the Brewers clinched their latest playoff berth Friday night with a 16-1 rout of the Miami...

Bohm's RBI single in 10th lifts Phillies past Mets 5-4 and closer to 2nd straight playoff trip

Sep. 22, 2023 23:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alec Bohm is used to teams intentionally walking Phillies slugger Bryce Harper in big spots to get him. Even Bohm concedes the move makes sense, teams simply don't want to get beat by the two-time NL MVP. So it looks like teams such as the Mets are going to get...

Minnesota Twins clinch AL Central title with 8-6 win over Los Angeles Angels

Sep. 22, 2023 23:08 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins clinch AL Central title with 8-6 win over Los Angeles Angels.

Suzuki and Young hit two-run homers, Taillon pitches six scoreless as Cubs blank Rockies

Sep. 22, 2023 18:35 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Seiya Suzuki and Jared Young each hit two-run homers, Jameson Taillon pitched six scoreless innings and the struggling Chicago Cubs improved their playoff chances with a 6-0 win over the Colorado Rockies Friday. Chicago had lost 10 of 13 but it will remain at least...

MLB to use neutral pitch clock operators for postseason games

Sep. 22, 2023 18:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will have neutral clock operators in the first postseason of pitch timers. MLB evaluated each team’s clock operators during the regular season and said Friday it will select up to a dozen of the best performers for postseason games, which...