MLB Playoffs

New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton, who has been out the much of the season with various injuries, trains with a resistance band in the outfield before a baseball game between the Yankees and the Texas Rangers, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 17, 2019 - 8:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — 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. The...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer walks in the dugout in the bottom of the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in Washington. Atlanta scored a run against Scherzer in the fifth; he did not return for the sixth. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 17, 2019 - 6:30 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: TWO GOOD ONES Max Scherzer faces Adam Wainwright as the Nationals and Cardinals finish their pivotal series in St. Louis. Washington is fighting for position in the wild-card race while St. Louis is looking to hold off Chicago and Milwaukee...
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Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis celebrates in the dugout after a two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
September 17, 2019 - 3:04 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' postseason chances have been dealt another blow — second baseman Jason Kipnis has a broken right hand. Kipnis will need surgery on the fractured hamate bone, the same injury that has kept third baseman José Ramírez out of Cleveland's lineup for weeks. The team said...
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Detroit Tigers catcher Grayson Greiner, left, tags out Baltimore Orioles' Rio Ruiz at home plate in the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
September 16, 2019 - 6:01 pm
The Baltimore Orioles might lose 110 games and still not end up with the No. 1 pick in the draft. That race, so to speak, is pretty unforgiving this year. The Orioles (49-101) split a four-game series at Detroit (45-104) that matched the teams with the two worst records in baseball, and as far as...
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September 16, 2019 - 3:18 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich said he had a "pity party" for himself after fracturing his right kneecap. Hurt when he fouled off a pitch last week, the reigning NL MVP will miss the rest of the season as the Milwaukee Brewers try to make the playoffs. The projected recovery time for the two-...
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Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts reacts after popping out in the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 14, 2019 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are on track to pay a $13.05 million luxury tax for a season in which they are likely to miss the playoffs. The World Series champions' payroll for purposes of the tax increased from $239.7 million on opening day to $242.8 million on Aug. 31, according to...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 13, 2019 - 8:13 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: OH, NOAH! Noah Syndergaard is set to pitch — "likely" to Wilson Ramos, manager Mickey Callaway says — when the playoff-contending Mets open a weekend series at home against Clayton Kershaw (13-5, 3.06 ERA) and the NL West champion Dodgers. Kershaw...
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Cleveland Indians' Jordan Luplow runs to first after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 10, 2019 - 11:05 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: REMEMBERING Major League Baseball pays tribute to those affected by the 9/11 tragedy with a moment of silence before all games. First responders will be among those honored in pregame ceremonies. Players, managers, coaches and umpires will...
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Cleveland Indians' Jordan Luplow runs to first after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 10, 2019 - 10:01 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: REMEMBERING Major League Baseball pays tribute to those affected by the 9/11 tragedy with a moment of silence before all games. First responders will be among those honored in pregame ceremonies. Players, managers, coaches and umpires will...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) sits on the ground after an injury while at bat as Miami Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro, rear, and home plate umpire Kerwin Danley look on during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 10, 2019 - 7:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich has broken his kneecap on a foul ball and will miss the rest of the season. The NL MVP fouled a ball off his right leg Tuesday night in the first inning against Miami. He was on the ground for several minutes before limping off the field. The...
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