Martinez left Sunday's game against the Braves due to chest pains, which led to a heart procedure.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:44 pm
Germán is likely to receive a substantial suspension in the coming days
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:35 pm
Boomer and Gio give their take on the New York Yankees claiming their first AL East title since 2012. The guys also discuss the Yankees 9-1 victory over the Angels on Thursday night.
Author: CBS Sports Videos
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:46 pm
Your daily rundown of magic numbers, key races, elimination scenarios and games to watch as the MLB season gets into crunch time.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: September 20, 2019, 1:55 pm
Minnesota hasn't won a postseason game in 15 seasons—largely thanks to the Yankees. Could this epic streak of 13 losses be traced to a secret meeting near a Bronx breadstick factory in 1964?
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: September 20, 2019, 1:37 pm
Wong has hit .342 in the second half. He will have an MRI today.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: September 20, 2019, 12:47 pm
Milwaukee won yet again, but the Cubs fell at home.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: September 20, 2019, 10:30 am
It was a big game in Chicago for a couple of guys who weren't even supposed to BE there last night
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: September 20, 2019, 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 7:24 am
Ronald Acuna Jr. and the Braves are poised to break out the bubbly, with a magic number of one to clinch their second straight NL East title. A win by Atlanta or a loss by second-place Washington at Miami will seal it. At 21, Acuna will be able to take part in a champagne toast.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 7:03 am
The magic number is down to six for the Minnesota Twins to clinch their first American League Central title since 2010 heading into Friday night's game with the Kansas City Royals at Target Field in Minneapolis. Nelson Cruz also has a magic number: one. Cruz hit home runs No. 38 and No. 39 and
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 6:06 am
For the first time since the end of the 2012 season, the New York Yankees will take the field as a division champion. New York's next order of business is continuing to accumulate wins while also attempting to secure home-field advantage in the postseason. After celebrating winning the American
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:56 am
The Astros didn't do much to mark the occasion of qualifying for the postseason for the fourth time in five years Wednesday following their 3-2 home victory over the Texas Rangers, waiting instead to achieve one of their primary goals heading into the season. Wednesday's win, which pushed Houston
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:51 am
Aroldis Chapman got Albert Pujols to swing over a slider in the dirt, and the New York Yankees jogged to the infield to exchange handshakes and hugs after clinching their first AL East title since 2012. Hours after the startling news that pitcher Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:48 am
The Milwaukee Brewers started to heat up at the end of August, and their temperature has continued to rise, despite losing their best player to a season-ending injury. The Brewers will look to stay on a roll when they open a three-game series against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:47 am
The Yankees clinch their first AL East title since 2012, plus Ronald Acuna Jr. hits his 40th home run as the Braves close in on the NL East
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:42 am
All it took was one swing on Thursday to tarnish Craig Kimbrel's return from the injured list while simultaneously denting the Cubs' playoff hopes.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:37 am
The Cardinals and Cubs met Thursday night for the first of their seven matchups in their final 10 games. St. Louis knocked Chicago from a playoff spot in the dramatic opening act. Here's how the first episode in this consequential seven-part saga.
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:37 am
Yoan Moncada is completing the season in style as one of the hottest hitters in the majors. The 24-year-old Cuban third baseman will look to record a multi-hit game for the 12th time in the past 15 contests when the Chicago White Sox visit the Detroit Tigers on Friday in the opener of a three-game series
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:36 am
The postseason hopes of the Arizona Diamondbacks are quickly fading away. Not only are the Diamondbacks five games behind the National League's second wild-card slot with nine games to go, there are three teams between Arizona and the promised land. The Diamondbacks' playoff hopes are on life
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:36 am
Time is running out on the Chicago Cubs to make a run at the postseason. Chicago (82-71) will try to bounce back from an extra-innings loss against St. Louis (86-67) when the teams meet Friday afternoon for the second installment of a pivotal four-game series at Wrigley Field. The Cubs are four games
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:26 am
With the Minnesota Twins facing an early deficit, Nelson Cruz fixed that with one big swing. The 39-year-old designated hitter has sure had his hand in a lot of this team's remarkable success. Cruz hit two of Minnesota's four home runs and matched his season high with five RBIs, igniting another
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 5:00 am
Seattle is coming to Baltimore for its lone visit of 2019, and the streaking Mariners will play an Orioles team that's once again struggling. The Mariners are heading to Baltimore riding a five-game winning streak after a 6-5 victory over the host Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday afternoon. Seattle
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:58 am
The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs wasted no time trading blows in the first game of their crucial four-game series. Then, the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter delivered a haymaker that put the rival Cubs on the ropes. Carpenter homered in the 10th inning against Craig Kimbrel in the All-Star closer
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:57 am
The Atlanta Braves will have a chance to clinch their second straight National League East championship Friday night when they host the San Francisco Giants in the opener of three-game series at SunTrust Park. Atlanta (94-60) reduced its magic number to one after beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:48 am
Bartolo Colon found the perfect way to scratch his itch to pitch.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:40 am
Condensed Game: Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead homer in the 10th and Jack Flaherty twirled eight strong frames in the Cardinals' 5-4 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:35 am
The Philadelphia Phillies will try to keep their fading wild-card hopes alive when they visit the Cleveland Indians this weekend. The Phillies still have five road games remaining against Washington and three home games against Miami. "I don't want to say too much, but we still have a chance
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:30 am
Anthony Rizzo's made-for-Hollywood return from injury wasn't enough to spark the Cubs to victory, but it was still an incredible moment Thursday evening.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:30 am
Anthony Rizzo Home Run In Return
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:29 am
On Sept. 20, 2017, a little girl was hit in the head by a 106-mph foul ball at Yankee Stadium. Only 11 teams have installed or committed to installing protective netting.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:22 am
The Indians have work to do on their postseason push, and no games left against their favorite pushovers. Mike Clevinger pitched six shutdown innings, Franmil Reyes homered in his return to the lineup and Cleveland moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 7-0 win over the Tigers on Thursday
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:22 am
The Orioles' best hitter has been on fire in the month of September, but his big night wasn't enough to carry the O's to victory.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:58 am
Ronald Acuna Jr. and the Braves are poised to break out the bubbly, with a magic number of one to clinch their second straight NL East title. A win by Atlanta or a loss by second-place Washington at Miami will seal it. At 21, Acuna will be able to take part in a champagne toast.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:54 am
The Pirates closer was arrested Tuesday and faces charges that include statutory sexual assault and solicitation of a child.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:53 am
Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon has been great all season, putting him among a handful of favorites for National League MVP honors. On Friday, Rendon plans to continue his assault on the opposition when the Nationals visit the Miami Marlins to start a three-game series. The Nationals
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:35 am
It didn't matter to Austin Hays that the game he was in had absolutely no bearing on the playoff picture. The Orioles rookie made a highlight-reel grab, one that will be played over and over long after anyone remembers that the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 8-4 Thursday night. Cavan Biggio and
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:26 am
The Cincinnati Reds did their part Wednesday to improve the New York Mets' flickering playoff hopes. On Friday, the Mets will look to thank the Reds by beating them. The Mets' last-ditch playoff chase continues in Cincinnati when reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:18 am
9/19/19: Homers help Yankees clinch division
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 20, 2019, 3:17 am
Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly has agreed to a contract extension and will return for a fifth season in 2020, a person familiar with the negotiations said Thursday. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Marlins hadn't announced the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 2:56 am
Yankees star pitcher Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy on Thursday, casting doubt over whether New York's top winner this season will be available for the playoffs. Manager Aaron Boone was informed of the decision while he
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 2:52 am
The Oakland Athletics open their final series of the regular season Friday night against the Texas Rangers, hoping to better position themselves for at least one more home game during the American League playoffs. Having won eight of nine, the A's (92-61) begin play Friday with a two-game lead over
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 2:49 am
The Tampa Bay Rays are in a three-team race for the American League's two wild-card playoff berths. The opponents' winning percentage for the Rays the rest of the way is .535, while the Indians face teams with a .483 winning percentage and the Athletics' opponents are playing .441 ball.
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: September 20, 2019, 2:49 am
The Yankees have had the American League East crown in the bag for a while now, but they officially got the job done on Thursday
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: September 20, 2019, 2:44 am
Franmil Reyes launches a two-run home run over the left-field wall, increasing the Indians' lead to 4-0 in the bottom of the 4th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 20, 2019, 2:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group is expanding with the addition of two businessmen described as lifelong fans of the team.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 2:36 am