1. NL East-Clinching Nationals Face Steep NL Playoff Climb with Battered Roster

    The Washington Nationals are your 2016 NL East champions, having clinched the division Saturday night. Their only worry right now is how much champagne stings when it gets in their eyes...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 6,905 reads 20 comments

  2. Dee Gordon Hits Lead-off Home Run After Jose Fernandez Pregame Tribute

    It doesn't matter whether you're a Miami Marlins fan, a New York Mets fan or if you don't like sports at all. This was a special moment for all of us...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 11 minutes ago 1,532 reads 0 comments

  3. Jose Fernandez's No. 16 to Be Retired by Marlins

    Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez , who died Sunday in a boating accident , will be forever remembered as part of the franchise. According to Hal Habib of the Palm Beach Post , the organization announced Monday it will retire his No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 hours ago 31,584 reads 76 comments

  4. MLB Playoff Picture 2016: Bracket, Odds, Wild-Card Standings Entering Last Week

    With just over one week left in the long slog that is the MLB regular season, the playoff pictures in both leagues are becoming clearer with each passing day...

    Brett Klein Written by Brett Klein about 13 hours ago 10,838 reads 0 comments

  5. NL West Champion LA Dodgers Hope Resilience, Momentum Carry over to October

    The 2016 season has not gone according to script for the Los Angeles Dodgers . On Sunday afternoon, though, all the punch-up artists in Hollywood couldn't have written it any better...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 23 hours ago 5,194 reads 10 comments

  6. Dodgers Clinch NL West: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are National League West champions for the fourth consecutive season. They clinched the division crown in dramatic fashion Sunday, as second baseman Charlie ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 6,721 reads 54 comments

  7. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Wrist and Return

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper suffered a wrist injury on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates . It's unclear when he'll return to the field. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 1,475 reads 0 comments

  8. Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez Dies at Age 24 in Boating Accident

    Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident, the team announced Sunday morning, per Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 485,823 reads 395 comments

  9. Nationals Clinch NL East: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    A year after they imploded down the stretch, the Washington Nationals put the clamps on a division title, clinching the National League East on Saturday with a 6-1 win over the ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 2,768 reads 4 comments

  10. Bryce Harper Rocks Katie Ledecky Swim Cap as Nationals Clinch NL East

    The Washington Nationals clinched their third NL East title Saturday evening, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates , 6-1...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 2 days ago 4,695 reads 1 comments

  11. Yangervis Solarte Returns to Pinch Hit 1 Week After His Wife Died

    San Diego Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte stepped to the plate as pinch hitter in the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants , fulfilling the wishes of his late wife...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 2 days ago 36,108 reads 6 comments

  12. Ken Giles Injury: Updates on Astros Pitcher's Wrist and Return

    Houston Astros closer Ken Giles suffered a right wrist injury during batting practice Saturday and had to be carted off the field. X-rays came back negative, according to Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 2,624 reads 8 comments

  13. Updated Round-by-Round 2016 MLB Playoff Predictions Heading into Final Week

    We are less than two weeks away from the start of the 2016 MLB playoffs, with the AL Wild Card Game set to be played on Oct. 4 and the NL Wild Card Game slated for Oct. 5...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 days ago 15,626 reads 63 comments

  14. Rangers Clinch AL West: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Texas Rangers ' dominance of the American League West continued in 2016, with the franchise clinching its second straight division title Friday with a 3-0 win over the Oakland Athletics ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 6,473 reads 19 comments

  15. If 2016 Is Last Ride of Blue Jays Core, Toronto Still Has Firepower for Deep Run

    It was easy to like the Toronto Blue Jays last September. They made the deals of the summer. For the final two months of the regular season, all they did was win...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 3 days ago 8,086 reads 32 comments

  16. Klay Thompson and His Dog Have a 'Crappy' Day at Dodgers Batting Practice

    Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson may have no issue hitting from deep in the NBA, but he sure had a tough time finding a solid connection from the batter's box during batting practice with the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 3 days ago 10,109 reads 2 comments

  17. Daniel Murphy Injury: Updates on Nationals 2B's Buttocks and Return

    The Washington Nationals are on the verge of a playoff appearance, but a lingering injury to All-Star second baseman Daniel Murphy 's buttocks could cause panic. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 2,058 reads 2 comments

  18. Noah Syndergaard Illness: Updates on Mets Pitcher's Status and Return

    New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard missed his scheduled start on Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies due to a bout with strep throat . It is currently unclear when he'll return to the mound...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 days ago 3,077 reads 4 comments

  19. Steve Clevenger Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Seattle Mariners announced they have suspended catcher Steve Clevenger without pay for the remainder of the regular season after he sent a series of offensive tweets Thursday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 7,696 reads 0 comments

  20. Is Arrieta, Lester or Hendricks Cubs' Most Deserving 2016 Postseason Ace?

    There's a saying in baseball: "A team never wants to lead the league in meetings." The implication being that when a club holds a meeting, it's almost universally to discuss what is going wrong and how to repair it...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 4 days ago 15,554 reads 32 comments

  21. Justin Verlander, Tigers Are Dangerous Wild Card in Potential 1-Game Playoff

    If the season ended Thursday, the Detroit Tigers would own the American League 's second wild-card slot. And they'd be one dangerous wild card...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 days ago 11,407 reads 47 comments

  22. Asdrubal Cabrera Wins Game with Walk-Off Home Run, Delivers Epic Bat Flip

    New York Mets fans felt just about every emotion imaginable Thursday night. The Mets trailed the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 in the bottom of the ninth inning at Citi Field when ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 4,376 reads 1 comments

  23. Chase Utley Slips, Falls and Makes No-Look Putout

    Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley still has moves at 37 years old. Colorado starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood hit a routine ground ball to Utley in the top of the fourth inning on Thursday at Dodger Stadium...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 11,109 reads 2 comments

  24. Baltimore Orioles Give David Ortiz Dugout Phone He Smashed in 2013

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz , who is set to retire at the end of the 2016 season, hit many memorable home runs during his legendary career...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 30,644 reads 18 comments

  25. Mariners Suspend Steve Clevenger for Controversial Tweets

    Seattle Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger has been suspended for controversial tweets he posted regarding the civil unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina. The team announced the punishment on Friday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 55,840 reads 0 comments