Noah Syndergaard has pitched well against the Colorado Rockies over his five-year career, but he's never been tested in the thin air in Denver. Syndergaard (10-8, 4.15 ERA) will try to keep New York's dwindling playoff hopes alive in the hitter-friendly park. New York sits four games back of
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 18, 2019, 7:08 am
St. Louis right-hander Adam Wainwright will look to continue his strong run when the Cardinals host the Washington Nationals in the finale of a three-game series on Wednesday. The Nationals (83-67) evened the series with a 6-2 win on Tuesday night. Washington has a 1 1/2 game over the Chicago Cubs
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:54 am
Kenley Jansen has got his groove back with the playoffs nearing. Jansen struck out two and induced grounders from the other two batters he faced to close out the Dodgers' 98th win of the season. ''Every day just baby steps, keep working on my mechanics to make sure I stay sharp,''
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:52 am
The Miami Marlins have had a forgettable season and will almost certainly barrel past the 100-loss mark before the end of September. Miguel Rojas said the Marlins will take all the good vibes they can get as they try to build toward a better season in 2020. The 30-year-old Rojas had a career-high six
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:23 am
For the first time in more than three decades, there was a ''Yaz'' patrolling left field in a big-league game at Fenway Park. San Francisco's Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox legend and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, trotted out there when the Giants faced the Boston Red Sox
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:21 am
Mike Yastrzemski rounded the bases to the cheers of the Fenway Park fans after hitting a solo homer for San Francisco - like his grandfather heard numerous times during his illustrious career with the Red Sox. The 29-year-old grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski hit his homer in his first game
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:19 am
The Minnesota Twins feted their fourth walk-off win in this remarkable season with a bath of water and bubble gum for Ronald Torreyes, whose bases-loaded hit by pitch in the three-run 12th inning brought them one step closer to their first American League Central title in nine years. The unusual game-ending
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:12 am
Marcus Stroman provided a boost to the New York Mets' flickering playoff hopes. Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Tuesday night. ''We show
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:09 am
The Indians' dominance of Detroit is reaching a historic level. With two more games left in the series this week, the Indians have a chance to match their team record for consecutive wins against a team in one season, set against Baltimore from May 21-Sept. 6, 1954. Cleveland closed within a half-game
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 5:58 am
Luis Severino got Albert Pujols to reach for a slider with runners at the corners and ground into a double play that ended the first inning of his season debut, then punched the pocket of his glove to celebrate. New York's ace was back on the mound, in time to make an impact in the postseason.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 5:58 am
Corey Seager smacks a line-drive double to left-center field and two runs score, giving the Dodgers a 4-2 lead in the bottom of the 7th
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 5:56 am
Condensed Game: Rhys Hoskins and Jose Pirela each cranked two-run home runs as the Phillies held off the Braves, 5-4
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 5:44 am
Matt Olson had never hit a ball to the second level of elevated bleachers, even in batting practice. ''That was one of my better swings,'' Olson said with a smile, offering little more explanation except that the ball doesn't usually carry like that at night. Olson's drive to
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 5:24 am
The Chicago Cubs had been scoring in bunches lately. Then Sonny Gray took the mound for the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs were shut down by Gray and two relievers Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Reds in a loss that hurt their playoff positioning.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:59 am
Adeiny Hechavarria smashes a solo home run bringing the Braves closer in the 8th inning, and setting a new team record for jacks in a season
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:59 am
Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, just like his dad. Biggio homered in the third inning, singled in the sixth, doubled in the eighth and tripled in the ninth to boost the Toronto Blue Jays over the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night. ''I did know my dad had one,'' Cavan Biggio said
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:37 am
Howie Kendrick just missed the cycle but he will take the win instead for the Washington Nationals. Kendrick finished a double shy of hitting for a cycle, Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, and the Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 Tuesday night. Kendrick flew out in his third at-bat
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:36 am
In a hotly contested wild card race, the Tampa Bay is getting its Cy Young-winning pitcher back just in the nick of time.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:36 am
Corey Seager belts a ground-rule double to left field and two runs score, giving the Dodgers a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the 5th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:33 am
Mike Moustakas used one swing of the bat to give the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push a big boost. Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night with their 11th win in 12 games. ''Moustakas, he'
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:29 am
Justin Verlander is approaching some important personal milestones. Houston's ace is far more concerned with the goals his team is on the cusp of achieving. Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Astros to
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:23 am
Daily Recap: Rhys Hoskins and Jose Pirela each cranked two-run home runs as the Phillies held off the Braves, 5-4
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:23 am
Dellin Betances' season appears to be over after just eight pitches. The New York Yankees reliever partially tore the Achilles tendon in his left foot when he hopped on the mound after striking out Brandon Drury, the second and final batter he faced in his season debut Sunday at Toronto. Betances
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:11 am
Charlie Blackmon crushes a solo home run into the upper-deck seats in right field to get the Rockies on the board in the bottom of the 9th
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:07 am
Beating the first-place Atlanta Braves helped the Phillies keep the faith. Hoskins and Jose Pirela hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel in Philadelphia's five-run fourth inning and the Phillies escaped in the ninth to beat Atlanta 5-4 on Tuesday night and prevent the Braves from moving closer to
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 3:58 am
Condensed Game: Roberto Perez drove in two runs and Adam Plutko threw six stellar innings in the Indians' 7-2 win over the Tigers
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 3:39 am
Giancarlo Stanton will be back with the New York Yankees on Wednesday or Thursday, hoping to salvage an injury-decimated season. Stanton has been limited to nine games this year and will see time at designated hitter and left field, an unsettled position for much of the season. Then in his sixth game
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 3:38 am
Second baseman Cavan Biggio became the third Blue Jay to hit for the cycle, joining Jeff Frye and Kelly Gruber.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: September 18, 2019, 3:30 am
The Pittsburgh Pirates' season has been going downhill since the All-Star break and it got even worse Tuesday night. Marco Gonzales allowed six hits in seven innings, Austin Nola and Omar Narvaez hit back-to-back home runs and the Seattle Mariners beat Pittsburgh 6-0 after Pirates All-Star closer
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 3:17 am
Alex Bregman smashes a solo homer to left field, his 37th of the year, extending the Astros' lead to 2-0 in the 6th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 2:59 am
Amed Rosario breaks the scoreless tie with a two-run home run into the left-field seats, giving the Mets a 2-0 lead in the top of the 6th
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 2:17 am
Justin Smoak crushes a mammoth solo homer to right field to give the Blue Jays a 5-4 lead in the top of the 9th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 2:17 am
Dellin Betances suffered a partial tear of his left Achilles tendon during Sunday's season debut against the Blue Jays.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: September 18, 2019, 2:11 am
Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, homered in his first ever game at Fenway Park.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:55 am
Yu Darvish recovered to etch his name in Cubs history books Tuesday night, but the Cubs missed a golden opportunity to gain ground in the playoff race.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:52 am
Yu Darvish struck out eight consecutive Reds during Tuesday night's start to set a new Cubs record.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:50 am
Three pitchers have combined to do something that had never been done before.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:44 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:30 am
Kyle Schwarber cuts the Cubs' deficit to one run, clobbering an RBI triple to right field in the 3rd inning to score Nicholas Castellanos
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:29 am
The Cubs are hoping to be get valuable relievers Craig Kimbrel and Brandon Kintzler back into the mix in the next couple days, just in time for the biggest series of the season.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:02 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins have set another major league home run record, becoming the first team in history to have five players go deep 30 or more times in one season.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:02 am
The Phillies' offense had success this time around against Dallas Keuchel and held on to win the series opener Tuesday night over the Braves, 5-4. By Jim Salisbury
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:01 am
Dawel Lugo smacks a solo home run to right field to cut the Tigers' deficit to 6-2 in the top of the 5th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:58 am
This is what dreams are made of.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:48 am
San Francisco Giants left fielder Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of the Red Sox legend, homers in his first game at Fenway Park.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:42 am
Robbie Grossman will get the start in right field for the A's as the team takes advantage of the rest of Laureano.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:38 am

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