1. NL West Champion 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 2 hours ago 1,037 reads 3 comments

  2. Dodgers Hit Walk-Off HR to Clinch Division in Vin Scully's Final Game

    It doesn’t get more “storybook ending” than this. On Sunday, Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Charlie Culberson hit a solo shot to left field in the 10th inning of what was a 3-3 stalemate with the Colorado Rockies...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 hours ago 7,333 reads 2 comments

  3. 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 3 hours ago 3,039 reads 19 comments

  4. Dodgers Tip Their Cap to Vin Scully in Announcer's Last Game at Dodger Stadium

    After 67 years of calling games for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers, Vin Scully got behind the mic at Dodger Stadium on Sunday for the final time...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 6 hours ago 15,829 reads 16 comments

  5. 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 8 hours ago 1,246 reads 0 comments

  6. Jose Fernandez's Joy, Passion Create Lasting Memories on Tragic Day

    When Jose Fernandez pitched, anything was possible. He was young, vibrant, dominant and passionate. He was a Rookie of the Year winner, surely a future Cy Young Award winner, a ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 10 hours ago 115,877 reads 120 comments

  7. Sports World Reacts to Jose Fernandez's Death in Boating Accident

    Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was one of three people declared dead Sunday after a boating accident. He was 24. "The Miami Marlins organization is devastated by the tragic loss of Jose Fernandez," a team statement said ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 hours ago 60,366 reads 3 comments

  8. ESPN's Eduardo Perez Gives Emotional on-Air Tribute to Jose Fernandez

    Sunday morning brought the news of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez 's death in a boating accident. While the news came as a shock to everyone, those who knew the 24-year-old were especially saddened...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 12 hours ago 17,457 reads 1 comments

  9. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 25, Position by Position

    If there was ever a time for a player to not turn in a poor performance, it'd be the final two weeks of the regular season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 13 hours ago 1,499 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 14 hours ago 470,919 reads 390 comments

  11. 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 23 hours ago 3,676 reads 1 comments

  12. 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 23 hours ago 32,592 reads 6 comments

  13. 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 24 hours ago 6,549 reads 17 comments

  14. 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 24 hours ago 2,672 reads 4 comments

  15. 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 1 day ago 2,466 reads 8 comments

  16. 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 1 day ago 14,352 reads 61 comments

  17. Takeaways from MLB Week 25

    Pitching is almost universally central to success in a playoff race. So news of San Francisco Giants starter Johnny Cueto’s groin strain gave reason to question whether his team ...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 1 day ago 4,025 reads 7 comments

  18. 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 2 days ago 6,427 reads 19 comments

  19. 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 2 days ago 7,838 reads 32 comments

  20. 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 2 days ago 9,987 reads 2 comments

  21. 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 2 days ago 1,957 reads 2 comments

  22. 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 2 days ago 3,028 reads 4 comments

  23. 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 2 days ago 7,658 reads 0 comments

  24. MLB Free Agency 2016-17: Early Look at One Realistic Fit for Every Team

    There is still an exciting month of playoff baseball separating us from what promises to be another busy offseason around the league, but it's never too early to start looking ahead at how free agency might play out...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 days ago 66,775 reads 90 comments

  25. 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 3 days ago 15,317 reads 32 comments