Latest MLB Playoffs News

Go the Distance: Cubs, Reds play at Iowa's 'Field of Dreams'

Aug. 10, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — David Bell's grandfather, father and brother played in the majors. Bell spent 12 years in the big leagues himself and worked as a coach and front office executive before taking over as manager of the Cincinnati Reds. So yeah, “ Field of Dreams,” a movie...

Orioles rally after rain delay, beat Blue Jays 6-5

Aug. 10, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Whether they make the postseason or not, the Baltimore Orioles have brought playoff-level excitement back to Camden Yards lately. An eighth-inning homer that turned a deficit into a lead? Check. A ninth-inning showdown between their young closer and...

Blue Jays sign OF Jackie Bradley Jr. to 1-year deal

Aug. 09, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays signed veteran outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to a one-year contract before Tuesday night's game at Baltimore. The 32-year-old Bradley was released by the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. He is batting .210 with three homers and 29 RBIs in 92 games...

Orioles hit 4 homers in 7-4 victory over Blue Jays

Aug. 08, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays will be seeing a lot of each other in the coming weeks. On Monday night, Ramón Urías and the upstart Orioles measured up fine. Urías hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and Anthony Santander, Ryan...

Phillies pushing hard for 1st playoff berth since 2011

Aug. 08, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bob Boone waved to the Phillies crowd that accentuated the “Booooo” in his name in honor of the Gold Glove-winning catcher that caught the last out of the 1980 World Series. He was an All-Star, a defensive whiz in Philly, a revered member of that...

Jays top Twins on overturned call in 10th; Baldelli ejected

Aug. 07, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cavan Biggio hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and Whit Merrifield scored on an overturned call to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday and split the four-game series. Merrifield was originally called out at the...

Phillies hit 4 homers in 13-1 win, finish sweep of Nationals

Aug. 07, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies replayed highlights from Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Pete Rose and all the big plays from the 1980 World Series championship team on the big screen. The occasion was a celebration of the first World Series winner in franchise history, yes, but it couldn't help...

Lauer works 7, Tellez and Taylor homer as Brewers top Reds

Aug. 06, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings, Rowdy Tellez and Tyrone Taylor homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers shook out of their post-trade deadline funk with a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. NL Central-leading Milwaukee had lost three straight...

A look at buyers and sellers from busy MLB trade deadline

Aug. 03, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

This is quite a time to be a season ticket holder for the San Diego Padres. Great weather, a jewel of a ballpark — and perhaps the most exciting lineup in baseball for the near future. The Padres landed the biggest prize of this year's trade deadline — and maybe at...

Angels sellers again at trade deadline despite star power

Aug. 03, 2022 03:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers were making moves during Tuesday's trade deadline to bolster their rosters for a postseason run, Los Angeles Angels general manager Perry Minasian was left answering questions after his team went into sell mode. ...