Despite setting a major league record for players on the injured list, the Yankees used both their payroll and modern baseball acumen to climb back to the top of their division.
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German will be unable to play while M.L.B. conducts an investigation into an incident that was said to have occurred this week.
Alonso hit his major league-leading 49th homer, then drew a bases-loaded walk during a four-run rally in the ninth inning.
With a division title close, Stanton was back in the lineup on Wednesday for the first time since June 25.
The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, who was arrested on Tuesday, said he drove to the house of the girl in 2017 and engaged in sexual activity in his car, according to the Pennsylvania State Police.
Boston fans were left with a conundrum: Do you cheer for an opposing player if his grandfather is Carl Yastrzemski?
Marcus Stroman provided a boost to the New York Mets' flickering playoff hopes.
After fighting injuries throughout the season, Luis Severino made his first appearance of 2019 and looked every bit the ace. Then came news of an injury to Dellin Betances.
Vazquez, 28, who was arrested on Tuesday in Pittsburgh, reportedly had a “sexual relationship” with a 13-year-old in Florida.
All season, the Yankees’ injury situation has been a series of steps forward followed by steps backward, and this week — which has seen Severino and Dellin Betances return — is no different.
Hopes were raised, and then the starter was pulled. In walked the bullpen arsonists.
The reliever, who made his season debut on Sunday, is trying to regain his lost velocity, but he also knows that secondary pitches have allowed him to thrive.
The pitcher’s pursuit of the award for the second time in two years is an additional story line in the wild-card chase, which got a little bleaker on Sunday night.
With division championship in sight, Brett Gardner led a relentless attack north of the border.
Bo Bichette led off the bottom of the 12th inning on Friday night with a home run as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Yankees, 6-5.
Since he transitioned to an instructor role with the Mariners, Suzuki has applied his trademark meticulousness in a new area: throwing batting-practice pitches.
The Dodgers benched Bellinger for five of their 16 postseason games last year. He has since made himself indispensable, even against lefties.
Three years after they were selected in the same draft, Shane Bieber, Aaron Civale and Zach Plesac are suddenly starring on the major league stage for a contending club.
Gary Sanchez left the second game an inning after he had been thrown out in his first stolen-base attempt this year, and Edwin Encarnacion homered in the first game but left with an oblique problem.
It would have been hard to imagine a month ago, but the Mets are squarely in the race for a wild-card spot — and with an apparent camaraderie that other teams might envy.