Mets sign Fernandez jersey to honor Marlins ace

Sep 27, 2016 | No Comments

As they entered their clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon, Mets players walked by the Jose Fernandez jersey that hung in their dugout the previous two games. One by one, they signed the 1986 throwback Mets jersey, which they planned to present to the Marlins as a gift.

Whiff kings: Dodgers’ arms setting strikeout records

Sep 27, 2016 | No Comments

The 2016 Dodgers are setting strikeout records, but of course, all of baseball is setting strikeout records. Even within the context of a sport that strikes out more and more, this team still has put up an extremely impressive year.

Cardinals fall back in WC race with lopsided loss

Cardinals fall back in WC race with lopsided loss

Sep 27, 2016 | No Comments

Back at Busch Stadium with a chance to pull even with the Giants and inch closer to a sixth straight playoff berth, the Cardinals instead elicited boos from the typically affable home fans with one of their ugliest performances of the season. They looked little like a team ready for postseason play in a 15-2 loss to the Reds to open a seven-game homestand on Monday night.

Boston goes for AL East crown on MLB.TV

Boston goes for AL East crown on MLB.TV

Sep 27, 2016 | No Comments

The final division race can be settled today as the Red Sox enter play with an opportunity to clinch the American League East.

Marlins honor Fernandez by wearing No. 16

Marlins honor Fernandez by wearing No. 16

Sep 26, 2016 | No Comments

No. 16 was everywhere on Monday night. Each Marlins player had it on the back of his black uniform top. Nothing has been officially announced, but it just might be the last time we see a Marlins player wear No. 16.

Twins reportedly to hire Falvey as president

Sep 26, 2016 | No Comments

Indians assistant general manager Derek Falvey is emerging as the front-runner to become the Twins’ president of baseball operations, according to multiple reports. Neither team has confirmed the reports.

Stats of the Day: Mets rock Phils for 17

Stats of the Day: Mets rock Phils for 17

Sep 26, 2016 | No Comments

The Mets defeated the Phillies, 17-0. The 17 runs in a shutout represented the most in franchise history (eclipsing the 14 runs New York used to defeat Chicago in 1965 and Cincinnati in ’98), and the most for any team since the Cubs blanked the Indians by the same score on June 17, 2015.

Mets alone atop WC standings after rout

Mets alone atop WC standings after rout

Sep 26, 2016 | No Comments

Considering the jagged state of their starting rotation, the Mets were set up for trouble heading into a four-game series against the Phillies this weekend. It would not have taken much for their burgeoning playoff hopes to dim before their eyes.

Blue Jays walk off to close in on Wild Card spot

Blue Jays walk off to close in on Wild Card spot

Sep 25, 2016 | No Comments

The Blue Jays bolstered their own pursuit of a postseason spot, while dealing the Yankees another blow in their hunt for an American League Wild Card berth, in a walk-off 4-3 win on Sunday at Rogers Centre.

Red Sox K record 11 straight, win 11th in row

Red Sox K record 11 straight, win 11th in row

Sep 25, 2016 | No Comments

Rays catcher Luke Maile had three chances to tag Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia out at plate in the 10th inning, but he avoided the tag twice — despite being beaten by more than 15 feet on a relay throw from the outfield. On the third try, Maile tagged Pedroia, but the ball came loose. And David Ortiz’s last hit at Tropicana Field will go down as a game-winning double as Boston beat the Rays, 3-2, in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon.