Latest MLB Playoffs News

On deck for MLB's 2nd half: Trades, playoff races and prizes

Jul. 14, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Across the globe, everybody is watching Shohei Ohtani in awe and intrigue. Major League Baseball can only love the attention from around the world surrounding the Angels' two-way star and the spotlight he's brought to the sport. ...

LEADING OFF: Astros' giveaways sure to grab Yanks' attention

Jul. 09, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ GIVING IT BACK TO THEM The Astros have planned a weekend of giveaway items at Minute Maid Park that's sure to pique the interest of the visiting New York Yankees. ...

LEADING OFF: Astros' giveaways sure to grab Yanks' attention

Jul. 08, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Friday: ___ GIVING IT BACK TO THEM The Astros have planned a weekend of giveaway items at Minute Maid Park that's sure to pique the interest of the visiting New York Yankees. ...

Dodgers transfer Seager to 60-day IL, add RHP Bobby Wahl

Jun. 30, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers transferred infielder Corey Seager to the 60-day injured list on Wednesday. The move made room for right-hander Bobby Wahl on the 40-man roster. Seager fractured his right wrist on May 15 against Washington...

Snell pitches 5 scoreless innings, Padres beat Dodgers 3-2

Jun. 23, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the sellout crowd of 42,667 on its feet in the ninth inning, right fielder Wil Myers chased down Justin Turner's slicing liner to end the San Diego Padres' 3-2 win against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. shot both...

Pujols HR, Dodgers send Diamondbacks to 17th straight loss

Jun. 20, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer and passed Mel Ott for 14th on the career runs list, and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended the Arizona Diamondbacks' losing streak to 17 games with a 9-8 victory Sunday. Arizona trailed 9-2 before rallying with six runs...

Duvall hits 2 HRs again as Marlins pound Cubs 11-1

Jun. 19, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Duvall is open to participating in the Home Run Derby if Major League Baseball wants him. The way he's knocking them out, he's making a case to be included. Duvall homered twice for the second straight game, Pablo López pitched one-hit ball over...

Pillar, McKinney each homer twice as Mets rout Orioles 14-1

Jun. 09, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After a blowout win fueled largely by role players, New York Mets manager Luis Rojas took stock of his division-leading team. “You couldn't be any more proud," he said. "Every single guy that's put on the Mets' uni has just helped us along the way.”...

Max Fried beats Bauer 4-2, Braves take 2 of 3 from Dodgers

Jun. 06, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried hopes a series win over the Los Angeles Dodgers reminds the Atlanta Braves they can still be a playoff team. Back-to-back wins over Clayton Kershaw and Trevor Bauer may help make that point. Fried outpitched Bauer, and the...

Gibson, Rangers end 9-game skid in 5-4 win over AL-best Rays

Jun. 05, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Gibson and Ian Kennedy were both finally back in their usual roles, and the Texas Rangers won at home after a miserable trip. Gibson returned from the injured list to pitch 5 1/3 scoreless innings, Kennedy survived a 30-pitch ninth and the...