Baseball At Its Best
Four games ended within 89 minutes of each other, sending the St. Louis Cardinals and Tampa Bay Rays to the playoffs and Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves home.
The Rays and Cardinals snuck into the postseason in Wednesday, courtesy of the Red Sox and Braves.
Under first-year manager Jeff Banister, the Rangers have turned their season around with their play in May.
Walt Weiss' job as the Colorado Rockies' manager is secure for now, according to general manager Jeff Bridich.
The San Francisco Giants on Sunday designated third baseman Casey McGehee for assignment and recalled right-hander Hunter Strickland from Triple-A Sacramento.
Josh Hamilton is getting another shot at redemption in baseball with an unlikely journey that has led back to the Texas Rangers.
Oakland Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray has left his start early because of a bruised right ankle.
Stephen Strasburg is struggling at a time when the Washington Nationals are rolling.
Jose Bautista was not in the Toronto Blue Jays' lineup Sunday after receiving a cortisone shot in his injured shoulder.
Shane Victorino is going on the disabled list for the second time this season, the sixth time in three seasons with the Boston Red Sox and 11th time since 2007.
Bernie Williams, himself worthy of Yankee mythology, was always content as a center fielder roaming the distant shadows of Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle.
Matt Carpenter's two-run homer in the sixth inning helped the Cardinals salvage the finale of their three-game series against the in-state rival Royals.
Whatever gains the White Sox seemed to have made last week were lost during a disappointing 2-5 homestand.
New Marlins manager gets his first win amid questions about the starting rotation.
Mets captain David Wright's lower-back discomfort has resurfaced, indefinitely delaying his return from the disabled list.
The Oakland Athletics have placed outfielder Coco Crisp on the 15-day disabled list with a cervical strain and recalled right-hander Kendall Graveman from Triple-A Nashville.
In ESPN The Magazine's Pitchers issue, we quantify, for the first time, the impact of a catcher's game management. Who is MLB's best? The Dodgers' A.J. Ellis.
Jim Bowden lays out the 20 players most likely to be traded by July 31, rating each one on their chances of being dealt and looking at where they might end up.
The suspension of Milwaukee pitcher Will Smith brings to light the need for baseball to address its foreign-substance rule. Buster Olney explains what changes should be made going forward.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, major league teams used to score runs. No more. Here's how pitchers have taken over the game.
What is Major League Baseball's biggest obstacle to a 154-game season? It's money, of course.
A Wall Street Journal report shows that participation in youth baseball appears to be in heavy decline.
Keith Law's first mock draft leads off with the Arizona Diamondbacks picking Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson at No. 1. Where do things play out from there?