Who do you think is baseball's home run king?
Aaron Judge tied Roger Maris’ American League record of 61 home runs in a season with a tiebreaking, two-run drive in the seventh inning that lifted the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3. The 30-year-old slugger drove a 94.5 mph belt-high sinker with a full-count from left-hand…
The young Cleveland Guardians finished what they started. Rookie Steven Kwan hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs as the Guardians beat the Texas Rangers 10-4 to clinch the AL Central. Baseball's youngest team, the Guardians have won seven straight and gone 18-3 since being …
Aaron Judge fell a few feet short of a record-tying 61st homer, hitting a 404-foot drive caught just in front of the center field wall, and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Josh Donaldson’s 10th-inning single to clinch their sixth straight playoff berth. Judge had walked t…
In a pitching duel dominated by Padres' lefty Snell, Cardinals are shut out for third consecutive game. They've gone 43 innings since their last RBI.
Aaron Judge disappointed fans by staying stuck at 60 homers but doubled twice and scored on Oswaldo Cabrera’s first-inning grand slam that started the New York Yankees to a 14-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates. A day after hitting home run No. 60 to spark a stunning five-run, ninth-inning ral…
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his 60th home run Tuesday night, matching Babe Ruth and moving within one of Roger Maris’ American League season record.
Max Scherzer was pulled from his 200th win with a perfect game intact, and the New York Mets clinched their first playoff berth in six years by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2. Reinstated from the injured list before the game, Scherzer struck out nine in six innings. The 38-year-old ace threw only 68 pitches, but that was as far as the NL East leaders let him go in his first start in 16 days. Christian Yelich doubled leading off the seventh against Tylor Megill. Pete Alonso hit a three-run homer off Cy Young Award winner Corbin Burnes, and the Mets won their fifth straight to wrap up at least one of the three National League wild cards. They lead the NL East by one game over Atlanta.
The Houston Astros clinched their fifth AL West title in six years, getting a leadoff home run from Jose Altuve in a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Headed to the postseason for the sixth straight season, Houston won for the eighth time in nine games and improved the AL’s best record to 97-51. Luis Garcia won his fifth straight decision, giving up two hits and four walks in five innings while striking out four. Hunter Brown and Héctor Neris finished a five-hitter, the Astros 16th shutout this season.
St. Louis Cardinals players Albert Pujols and Stan Musial are in their own stratosphere, both as ballplayers and men.
The day when Aaron Judge arrived at the threshold of 60, got to a home run place in New York sports history with No. 59 that has only ever been matched by two hitters — Babe Ruth, Roger Maris — made him the headliner on Sunday.
The team's legends who are receiving deserved cheers down this special stretch are the same ones who continue to refocus on the bigger picture
Baseballs with individual and invisible markings will be introduced for every pitch Cardinals designated hitter sees after he hits No. 699, official says.
To some, Aaron Judge’s season has a special sheen because he appears to be Mr. Clean.
If he had passed “A-Rod” while with the Angels or Dodgers or, really, any other team, Cardinals fans would’ve been happy and proud of their old hero. But he did it while on the Cardinals again.
Major League Baseball is set to announce a pitch clock and limits on defensive shifts next season in an effort to shorten games and increase offense.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association is joining the AFL-CIO in an effort to strengthen its position in the aftermath of one labor struggle and in the midst of another.
Pitching has been the key, and there may be more at Memphis in Dakota Hudson.
As the old saying goes, if it ain’t broke, Rob Manfred will break it.
Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has sued the San Diego woman who accused him of sexual assault
Manfred, the commissioner, made his name as a labor lawyer.
Here's rooting for a Blue Jays-Cardinals matchup because it would be Commissioner Rob Manfred’s worst nightmare.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association is attempting to unionize minor leaguers, reversing decades of opposition.
Yankees legend Mickey Mantle is still breaking records.
With an additional wild card in each league, we could have expected the following this year:
No pitcher has allowed more of Pujols' 693 career homers than All-Star Ryan Dempster, and he's amazed: "It’s that magical moment baseball always provides us."
Even Molina apologists (and I am one) can't really explain this one
The Small Bears spent five years of deliberate failure to build a powerful club that won a World Series and reached postseason play five times in six years. But the bar is higher for the Cubs now.