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Tatis looking like Padres' SS in near future
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Fernando Tatis Jr.’s remarkable 2017 campaign is officially over. His impact on the Padres’ offseason plans is not.

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Statcast of the Day: Puig's near diving grab
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Before Yasiel Puig struck out to end Game 2 on Tuesday night, and before he hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning to draw the Dodgers within one run of the Astros, but after he fired in a 94-mph throw from the outfield and struck a proud pose while doing it, he tried […]

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Firefighters put out two small fires near Dodger Stadium during Game 2 of World Series
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Two small fires broke out near Dodger Stadium during Game 2 of the World Series. (Stu Mandel) LOS ANGELES — The action on and off the field in Chavez Ravine was on fire Wednesday night. While the Astros and Dodgers traded home runs in a wild World Series Game 2 that saw Houston outlast Los […]

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Las Vegas shooter reportedly searched for hotels near Fenway Park
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Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock searched out hotels near Fenway Park, according to a new report from NBC News. He also looked for hotels in Chicago, near the Lollapalooza music festival in August, according to NBC’s report, even booking a room at a nearby hotel. He did not, however, travel to Chicago nor did he […]

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MLB playoff picture: Dodgers clinch NL West; Yankees, Diamondbacks near berths
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The latest on all of Major League Baseball's remaining pennant races, as we sail toward the regular season finales on Oct. 1:  Wednesday's big winner: The Minnesota Twins stayed on track in the postseason race, beating the Detroit Tigers 7-3. They hold a 3½-game lead for the second wild card

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Boyd returns to mound after near no-hitter
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The last time Matthew Boyd took the mound at Comerica Park, he fell an out shy of the Tigers’ first no-hitter in six years, settling on a one-hit shutout of the White Sox. As he readies for a Saturday evening matchup against the Twins, he’s trying to keep the same approach he had on that […]

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Tigers reflect on OF positioning in near no-no
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The question was bound to come up as soon as Tim Anderson’s opposite-field double cleared Nicholas Castellanos’ head in right field, breaking up Matthew Boyd’s no-hit bid with one out to go during Sunday’s game against the White Sox at Comerica Park. Manager Brad Ausmus was anticipating the question coming up.

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Boyd on top of world after twirling near no-hitter
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Matthew Boyd was in the dugout for a couple of no-hit bids when Justin Verlander was chasing his third. Sunday was Boyd’s turn on the mound for one, but for someone who had never experienced a complete game in the Majors before, let alone a no-hit bid, he was remarkably calm during the Tigers’ 12-0 […]

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Conley returns to site of near no-hitter
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Adam Conley certainly is comfortable at Miller Park, and he will be on the mound on Saturday when the Marlins and Brewers continue their three-game series that originally was slated to be played in Miami.

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Athletics plan to build new $500M-plus stadium near Laney College
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The Oakland Athletics have moved forward with plans to build a privately financed stadium near Laney College, team officials confirmed on Tuesday, according to Phil Matier and Andy Ross of the San Francisco Chronicle. "Finally, we've got our site," team President Dave Kaval said. "It's really the strongest location when it comes to private financing, […]

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Gio returns to site of near no-hitter in finale
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Gio Gonzalez takes the mound in his hometown, while Dillon Peters looks to replicate his debut as the Nationals and Marlins wrap up a three-game series at 7:10 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Marlins Park.

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Rays ride Odorizzi's near no-no past Twins
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Rays starter Jake Odorizzi carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Lucas Duda provided the offense to lead Tampa Bay to a 2-1 win over the visiting Twins in front of a meager crowd of 6,509 at Tropicana Field on Tuesday night.

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