The St. Louis Cardinals clinched their third National League Central title in a row Wednesday with an 11-1 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates as Jason Heyward had a grand slam among his three hits and spot starter Tyler Lyons pitched seven scoreless innings in the second game of a day-night doubleheader.
Marcus Stroman allowed one run in eight strong innings and the Toronto Blue Jays clinched their first American League East title in 22 years with a 15-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
Most Major League Baseball fans will never get the chance to catch a foul ball at a game. But one Yankees fan got multiple chances in one game Tuesday night … and missed all of them.
The A’s became the first major league team to employ a female coach Tuesday when they announced they have hired Justine Siegal to serve as a guest instructor for the team’s Instructional League in Arizona Oct. 4-17.
The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League West title Tuesday night, riding the one-hit shutout pitching of left-hander Clayton Kershaw to an 8-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Stephen Piscotty was released from a Pittsburgh hospital on Tuesday afternoon after suffering a head injury during a collision the night before in a game against the Pirates.
St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Stephen Piscotty had to be carted off following a collision in the outfield with team mate Peter Bourjos on Monday in the team’s 3-0 win over Pittsburgh.
Bryce Harper not hustling to first base probably would have gone unnoticed had Jonathan Papelbon not gone Boston Strangler on him in the dugout, Boston being the place whence Papelbon came, via stopover in Philadelphia.
The Washington Nationals have suspended pitcher Jonathan Papelbon for four games without pay for his altercation with right fielder Bryce Harper during Sunday’s 12-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, the team announced Monday.
Things are getting more tense, apparently, in the Washington Nationals clubhouse.