The Tampa Bay Rays, who can no longer make the playoffs, had sparked a summer turnaround by experimenting with the order of their pitchers.
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The Yankees and the Athletics fail to gain ground in the A.L. wild-card race.
The shortstop tore cartilage in his right wrist while sliding home with the winning run on Saturday, a victory that clinched a postseason berth for the Yankees.
Five pitchers teamed to hold the Mets to one hit, but Washington was eliminated from the N.L. wild-card chase when the Cardinals won.
It took 11 innings, and a lot of blah baseball, but the Yanks finally beat the lowly Baltimore Orioles and clinched a postseason berth.
Atlanta, which went 70-92 last year, won its fourth in a row to cap a run to the top that was led by young, budding stars.
The Astros, behind seven R.B.I. from Yuli Gurriel, clinch a spot in the postseason; the Cardinals keep pace in the N.L. wild-card race.
C.C. Sabathia delivered a strong start, but six relievers were needed to get the final nine outs against the hapless Orioles.
In a blog post linked to his ex-wife, Russell was accused of physical and emotional abuse.
The ace Kyle Freeland defiantly throws inside for his hometown team, leading a rotation that is spurring pennant hopes.
The owner of the team decided to stage half of the team’s home games across the border in Laredo, Tex., in a mutually beneficial, and symbolic, gesture of cross-border unity.
The Athletics absolutely crushed the Angels and that, combined with a Yankees loss, has the A.L.’s No. 1 wild-card spot up for grabs
It was the second time in three seasons that Boston, which neared a franchise record in wins, clinched the division in the Bronx.
The Red Sox could set a franchise record for regular-season wins, but they have shown some deficiencies in the final stretch of the season.
How bad? The 1962 Mets are suddenly coming up a lot in conversation.
Noah Syndergaard gave up two homers and four hits in four innings, matching his shortest outing of the year on April 4 — also against Philadelphia.
“We’re sick of hearing about it,” Clayton Kershaw said.
Milwaukee’s win combined with a Cardinals loss gave the Brewers some cushion in the race for the N.L. wild-card.
The Yankees will most likely have to decide who will start in a one-game wild-card playoff, and Severino helped his standing with a strong outing.
Boston’s manager learned a few things about winning a World Series as a bench coach for the Astros last year. Those lessons may come in handy for the Red Sox.
The Dodgers closer lives with an irregular heartbeat that requires surgery.
The battle between Los Angeles and Colorado remains baseball’s closest race, but there is plenty of action in the N.L. Central, where the Cardinals are making a late run on the top wild-card spot.
Walker’s three-run homer in the seventh inning held up for a win as the Yankees kept Boston from clinching the American League East title, for now.