The Baseball Writers' Association of America announced the finalists for the four major awards in each league Monday. Here's a look at who's in the running for the prestigious end-of-season honors. AL MVP Player Pos. Team Jose Altuve 2B Astros Aaron Judge OF Yankees Jose Ramirez 3B-2B Indians As expected, Judge – vying to become […]
A year ago, Rich Hill pitched the Dodgers to the apex of their season and the closest they’ve come to a World Series berth in 29 years. Facing the Cubs in the National League Championship Series, Hill turned in a gem — six two-hit frames that pushed Los Angeles to a 2-1 series lead.
For the Royals, Sunday marks the end of the baseball season. For the D-backs, though, the series finale at Kauffman Stadium is a prelude to the postseason, which begins with Wednesday’s National League Wild Card Game against the Rockies at Chase Field.
While Wednesday’s rubber game marks the end of the penultimate series for Philadelphia, the Nationals have much more on their plate with a likely National League Division Series duel with the Cubs looming.
White Sox southpaw Carlos Rodon has not pitched since Sept. 2, after being shut down for the season with shoulder inflammation. He was scratched from a Sept. 7 start against the Indians.
The Royals remain in contention for the American League’s second Wild Card spot, but they have little room for error beginning on Friday night against the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field.
A pair of left-handed pitchers will go to battle Thursday when the Rockies and Padres open a four-game series at Petco Park on Thursday.
When the Mets and Nationals began this season, they were prime rivals, each talented and ambitious enough to claim another National League East crown. When they meet for the final time this weekend at Citi Field, their divergent summers will be plain to see.
Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood will look to cap a successful season against the Giants when the two teams meet Wednesday for the final time in 2017. Chatwood owns a 2-0 record and 2.25 ERA in four starts opposite the Giants and has dazzled since rejoining Colorado’s rotation.
Giancarlo Stanton is showing signs of life after cooling off a bit in September, and he looks to build upon his MVP case as the Marlins and Mets meet for the second of three games Tuesday at Marlins Park.
The Nationals return to Atlanta to face the Braves for the final time this season, with both teams headed in different directions. Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer will start against Braves rookie Luiz Gohara when the series kicks off Tuesday at SunTrust Park.