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Sep 26, 2020

Padres hoping Clevinger, Lamet OK for playoffs
The San Diego Padres are facing uncertainty atop their pitching rotation after Mike Clevinger was diagnosed with a right posterior elbow impingement and Dinelson Lamet left Friday night's start due to tightness in his biceps.

ESPN MLB
Sep 26, 2020

Marlins make playoffs year after 105-loss season
The Marlins on Friday became just the second team in MLB history to make the playoffs after a 100-loss season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 26, 2020

Contreras riles up ChiSox, no regrets for bat flip
Willson Contreras said Friday he didn't regret flipping his bat after a 3-run home run, which led to him later getting plunked, while manager David Ross said he "loved every second of it."

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

Braves' Acuna smashes longest homer of season
Ronald Acuna Jr.'s 495-foot leadoff home run is the longest in MLB this season and is tied for the fifth-longest in the Statcast Era (since 2015).

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

Padres hoping Clevinger can pitch in first round
Padres general manager A.J. Preller said Friday that the team has not ruled out Mike Clevinger for the wild-card round of the playoffs after the right-hander had a cortisone shot for his ailing right elbow on Friday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

White Sox OF Jimenez dealing with sprained foot
White Sox slugger Eloy Jimenez has a sprained foot that puts his availability for a pivotal season-ending series against the Cubs in question.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

Padres' Clevinger may miss wild-card round
Padres general manager A.J. Preller told reporters Friday that right-hander Mike Clevinger may not pitch in the wild-card round of the playoffs due to an elbow impingement in his throwing arm.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

Brennaman resigns from Reds games after slur
Thom Brennaman has resigned from broadcasting Reds games after using an anti-gay slur on the air last month.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

Brewers' Burnes on IL with strained left oblique
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Corbin Burnes was placed on the injured list Friday with a strained left oblique, likely ending the right-hander's breakthrough season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

Source: Nats' Martinez gets new 3-year deal
The Washington Nationals and manager Dave Martinez have agreed to a three-year extension, a source confirmed to ESPN. The deal is worth $7.5 million, according to USA Today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

Best Betts: Mookie unseats Judge for top jersey
Dodgers star Mookie Betts' No. 50 is now the most popular jersey in baseball, passing Aaron Judge's pinstriped 99.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

MLB playoff push: What's at stake on final weekend, plus current postseason bracket
Toronto is in, but the NL picture is still a glorious mess. Here's the latest on the playoff picture.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month: Roberto Clemente tops list of baseball's legendary Latino faces
Baseball's complicated Latino history began to emerge from the shadows with the arrival of Roberto Clemente, who highlights our list of 15 legendary players who have left their mark.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

How to play ESPN's Playoff Baseball Classic
Tristan H. Cockcroft is here to give you all the information you need.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

'The W is all that matters': Cubs manager David Ross is already in playoff mode
Entering his first postseason at the helm, Chicago's rookie skipper has shown he'll be ready for what's ahead.

ESPN MLB
Sep 25, 2020

MLB players who break the internet: The most meme-worthy on each likely playoff team
When these guys step to the plate or climb the mound, Twitter takes notice. Here's why.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Blue Jays back in playoffs for first time since '16
Hyun Jin Ryu pitched seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays clinched their first postseason spot since 2016, beating the Yankees 4-1 Thursday night and further damaging New York's chances of hosting a first-round playoff series.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Buehler gets in final tuneup start for Dodgers
Walker Buehler, who has been dealing with a blister on his pitching hand, went four innings in the Dodgers' win over the A's on Thursday in his return from the IL.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Dodgers' Buehler returns for final tuneup start
Walker Buehler, who has been dealing with a blister on his pitching hand, went four innings in the Dodgers' win over the A's on Thursday in his return from the IL.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

MLB playoff push: Blue Jays punch their ticket, plus current postseason bracket
Toronto is in, but the NL picture is still a glorious mess. Here's the latest on the postseason picture.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Dodgers activate Buehler for final tuneup start
The Dodgers activated Walker Buehler, who has been dealing with a blister on his pitching hand, for a tuneup start against the Athletics on Thursday in anticipation of using him in the wild-card series next week.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Auction of Scully's memorabilia tops $2 million
Items from the personal collection of Hall of Fame Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully sold at auction for over $2 million.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Braves expect Fried (ankle) for playoff opener
Braves ace Max Fried is expected to be ready for Game 1 of the playoffs after leaving his start Wednesday with an ankle injury.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Sources: Cubs expect Wrigley crowd limits in '21
With uncertainty surrounding the number of fans who will be allowed in the stands when Major League Baseball opens its 2021 season, the Chicago Cubs laid off about 25% of their business staff on Thursday, sources told ESPN's Jesse Rogers.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Conforto's season over as Mets place OF on IL
Michael Conforto's season is over after the Mets placed the outfielder on the injured list Thursday with a hamstring injury.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Royals' Gordon to retire after 14 years with team
Royals outfielder Alex Gordon, the former first-round pick whose rollercoaster career took him from near bust to All-Star and Gold Glove winner, announced Thursday he will retire after the season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Turner extends rights deal with MLB through '28
Turner Sports and Major League Baseball have agreed to a seven-year extension of rights through the 2028 season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Amid pandemic, Mexico's minor leaguers juggle side jobs, concerns
The cancellation of the 2020 Mexican League season because of the coronavirus pandemic forced many of its players to seek alternative ways to make ends meet.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

Alderson to be Mets president if sale approved
Sandy Alderson, who served as general manager of the Mets from 2010 to 2018, will return as president if the sale of the team to billionaire Steve Cohen is approved.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

How empty ballparks would have changed MLB history -- and could alter games this October
Think you don't make a difference as a fan? As these classic postseason moments prove, you have a lot more power than you realize.

ESPN MLB
Sep 24, 2020

MLB playoff push: Chaos reigns in the NL, plus current postseason bracket
The Reds keep surging, the Marlins are fading and don't sleep on the Giants. Here's the latest on the scrambled postseason picture.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Fried exits Braves' win after tweaking left ankle
Braves ace Max Fried injured his ankle while fielding a bunt and was forced to leave his final start of the regular season after just one inning Wednesday, but Atlanta manager Brian Snitker doesn't think the injury is serious.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Rays wrap up first AL East crown since 2010
Randy Arozarena homered twice and the Tampa Bay Rays clinched their first AL East title in 10 years Wednesday night with an 8-5 victory over the New York Mets.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Francona set to join Indians' postseason bubble
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will not return to the dugout during the regular season but is slated to join the team's postseason bubble, president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Clevinger pulled after 1 IP with biceps tightness
The San Diego Padres are awaiting the results of an MRI on right-hander Mike Clevinger, who was pulled from Wednesday's start after only one inning because of tightness in the biceps tendon area of his throwing arm.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Braves' Fried injures ankle chasing bunt, leaves
Braves ace and Cy Young Award contender Max Fried injured his ankle fielding a bunt and was forced to leave his final start of the regular season after just one inning.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Clevinger pulled after 1 IP with bicep tightness
The San Diego Padres are awaiting the results of an MRI on right-hander Mike Clevinger, who was pulled from Wednesday's start after only one inning because of tightness in the bicep tendon area of his throwing arm.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

How surprise MVP candidate Luke Voit became Yankees' leading slugger
Once a farmhand stuck in Memphis, Voit reinvented himself as a home run hero in the Bronx.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Padres' Clevinger exits after 1 inning vs. Angels
Mike Clevinger, obtained in a blockbuster trade with Cleveland on Aug. 31, left San Diego's game Wednesday after just one inning of work.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

MLB tabs independent Atlantic as 'partner league'
Major League Baseball is making the independent Atlantic League its first "partner league," a distinction awarded as the expiration nears for MLB's agreement with the affiliated National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Fantasy forecaster for Week 9: Sept. 21-27
Set your lineups for the week ahead with our forecaster preview.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

'The Luke Voit Show': How out-of-nowhere MVP candidate became Yankees' leading slugger
Once a farmhand stuck in Memphis, Voit reinvented himself as a home run hero in the Bronx -- just when the battered Bombers needed him most.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Dodgers claim NL's top seed, another division title
The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League's top postseason seed and eighth straight division title with a 7-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Simmons opts out as Angels' season nears end
Shortstop Andrelton Simmons has opted out of the rest of the Angels' season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

MLB playoff push: A look at who can clinch next, plus current postseason bracket
Here's the latest on the postseason picture.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Braves rout Marlins, win 3rd straight NL East title
Marcell Ozuna's two home runs and 5 RBIs helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 11-1, and clinch their third straight NL East title on Tuesday night.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Cubs clinch playoff berth, lose 3-2 to Pirates
The Cubs lost 3-2 to the Pirates on Tuesday but clinched a playoff berth for the fifth time in six years.

ESPN MLB
Sep 23, 2020

Pirates prospect Cruz in custody after fatal crash
According to a police report, Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop prospect Oneil Cruz was driving after curfew when he struck a motorcycle in front of him with three people aboard.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Dodgers' Turner (hamstring) late scratch vs. A's
Justin Turner was a late scratch from the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup on Tuesday because of recurring discomfort in his previously injured hamstring.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Indians in playoffs after Ramirez's walk-off HR
The Indians are in the playoffs after Jose Ramirez hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning to give Cleveland a 5-3 win over the White Sox.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

MLB playoff push: Indians, Braves and Cubs all clinch, plus current bracket
Here's the latest on the postseason picture.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Cards end Hudson's season, bring back Whitley
The Cardinals put Dakota Hudson on the 45-day injured list on Tuesday while activating Kodi Whitley, the last player who was part of the team's COVID-19 outbreak to return.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Angels' Simmons opts out with 5 games to go
Shortstop Andrelton Simmons has opted out of the rest of the Angels' season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Cubs' Bryant out of lineup with oblique tightness
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was out of the lineup Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates because of a right oblique muscle injury suffered during an at-bat on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Playoff push: Who's in and who could clinch tonight, plus current bracket
Here's the latest on the postseason picture.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Pirates prospect detained after fatal car crash
According to a police report, Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop prospect Oneil Cruz was driving after curfew when he struck a motorcycle in front of him with three people aboard.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Can the best Dodgers team yet end L.A.'s World Series drought?
As good as the mighty Dodgers are, even they are subject to the randomness that makes the MLB postseason so exciting.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

'This isn't fun': How everyone in baseball has navigated a very different season
The game has gone on. It's good that it has. But it has felt different, sounded different, looked different. As Indians manager Terry Francona put it: "Everything is hard now."

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Playoff push: Cincy stays red hot, plus current postseason bracket
The Reds keep winning and making their case for a spot in the playoffs. Here's the latest on the postseason picture.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Passan: Inside a final week like MLB has never seen before
The Marlins are looking like a playoff team? Jose Ramirez for AL MVP? Jeff Passan has 20 questions -- and answers -- about baseball's frantic finish.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Sorry, Yankees and Dodgers fans -- Kith/MLB collection sold out superfast
Fashion designers Kith collaborated with MLB to make Yankees and Dodgers gear. It sold out in amazing speed this morning and is already selling for huge prices on eBay.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

MLB playoff push: Cincy stays red hot, plus current postseason bracket
The Reds keep winning and making their case for a spot in the playoffs. Here's the latest on the postseason picture.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Astros' loss gives Athletics 1st West title since '13
The Oakland Athletics clinched their first AL West title since 2013 on Monday night with an assist from the rival Houston Astros.

ESPN MLB
Sep 22, 2020

Cubs' Bryant day-to-day with tightness in oblique
Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, who has already had a wrist injury and finger issue this season, must now deal with an injury to his oblique.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Girardi, Quinn ejected from Phils' game vs. Nats
Phillies manager Joe Girardi was ejected along with center fielder Roman Quinn on Monday night against the Nationals for arguing a call by plate umpire Junior Valentine.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Hamels done for year after just 1 start for Braves
After making just one start for the Atlanta Braves, Cole Hamels is done for the season. Hamels reported shortly before the start of a four-game series against the Miami Marlins that he didn't feel like he could get anything on the ball.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Rockies put Arenado on IL with sore left shoulder
The Colorado Rockies will chase after a flickering playoff spot without All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado, who was placed on the injured list with a sore left shoulder.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

What are MLB teams that are out of the race playing for the rest of the way?
Players whose teams have fallen out of contention still can open some eyes with their drive and work ethic.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Seeding to decide who bats last in World Series
The higher-seeded team reaching the World Series this year will have last at-bats in Games 1 and 2, and if needed Games 6 and 7, not necessarily the team with the best record.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Cubs set to welcome Quintana back to rotation
After missing time with a lat injury, Jose Quintana will be activated and start for the Cubs on Tuesday vs. the Pirates, as Chicago eyes its postseason pitching rotation.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Blue Jays closer Giles set for Tommy John surgery
Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, likely causing him to miss all of 2021 and impacting the deal he will receive as a free agent this offseason.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Sorry Yankees and Dodgers fans, Kith and MLB collection sold out super-fast
Fashion designers Kith collaborated with the MLB to make Yankees and Dodgers gear. It sold out in amazing speed this morning and is already selling for huge prices on eBay.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

MLB, MLBPA commit $10M for Black programs
Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association look to increase Black American participation in all levels of baseball by committing $10 million to programs from The Players Alliance.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

MLB Power Rankings: The 2020 MVP for all 30 teams
With the Yankees reclaiming a spot in our top five, we look at each team's most valuable player for this most unusual season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Everything you need to know for final week of the MLB season
Must-see matchups, pennant race-defining moments, potential MVPs.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Cubs sit OF Schwarber after poor defensive play
Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber said he put his team in a bad spot when he played a double into a triple in the second inning of Sunday's loss to the Twins. Cubs manager David Ross pulled Schwarber from the game afterward.

ESPN MLB
Sep 21, 2020

Phils' 'fingers crossed' as Harper (stiff back) exits
Phillies slugger Bryce Harper exited Sunday's game with lower back stiffness after he struck out with the bases loaded in the seventh inning.

ESPN MLB
Sep 20, 2020

MLB playoff push: Padres clinch playoff spot, plus current postseason bracket
The Padres earned their first October appearance since 2006 in extra innings. We look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 20, 2020

Padres back in playoffs for first time in 14 years
The San Diego Padres are returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2006 after beating the Seattle Mariners 7-4 on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 20, 2020

Phillies star Harper exits with lower back stiffness
Phillies slugger Bryce Harper exited Sunday's game with lower back stiffness after he struck out with the bases loaded in the seventh inning.

ESPN MLB
Sep 20, 2020

How Dodgers phenom Gavin Lux wants to make a difference in Kenosha
The rookie may still be making his way in the majors, but the volatile events in his hometown have him thinking about how he can help.

ESPN MLB
Sep 20, 2020

MLB Sunday Spotlight: Will Twins or Cubs last longer in playoffs?
With the Twins and Cubs both postseason bound, we get you ready for their SNB showdown and Sunday afternoon's Giants-A's clash.

ESPN MLB
Sep 20, 2020

Yanks win 12th straight vs. Red Sox, tying record
The Yankees beat the rival Red Sox for a franchise-record-tying 12th straight time Saturday, though manager Aaron Boone characterized the streak as "probably a little bit fluky," given the state of Boston's team. "Enjoy it while it lasts," he added.

ESPN MLB
Sep 20, 2020

MLB playoff push: Twins clinch return to October, plus current postseason bracket
With Oakland becoming the latest to wrap up a postseason spot, we look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Twins' Donaldson: Umps have 'no accountability'
Twins slugger Josh Donaldson lashed out at Major League Baseball's umpires, saying that there's "no accountability" for them and that most "don't care."

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Tigers' Gardenhire retires to focus on health
Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his retirement to focus on his health Saturday, and bench coach Lloyd McClendon will manage the team for the rest of the season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Longtime baseball pro scout Hughes dies at 79
Gary Hughes, a beloved professional scout for numerous big league organizations during a 54-year career, has died in Northern California after a battle with cancer. He was 79.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Tigers manager Gardenhire retires immediately
Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his retirement on Saturday, and bench coach Lloyd McClendon will manage the team the rest of the season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Why losing Justin Verlander to surgery marks beginning of the end of Astros' sad legacy
The Cooperstown-worthy ace might have thrown his last pitch for Houston, but that might not be the only big change for the tarnished franchise.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Now recovering, Ortiz says coronavirus 'no joke'
David Ortiz says he's recovering from COVID-19 and said the virus "is no joke."

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Astros' Verlander: I need Tommy John surgery
Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander is set to undergo Tommy John surgery, he said in an Instagram post Saturday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

A's clinch playoff berth, but 'bigger goals' remain
The Oakland A's secured a third straight playoff berth and sixth in nine seasons with Seattle's loss to San Diego and a 6-0 win against the cross-bay rival San Francisco Giants on Friday night.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

MLB playoff push: A's become fourth team to clinch playoff spot, plus current postseason bracket
With Oakland becoming the latest to wrap up a postseason spot, we look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Pujols homers twice, passes Mays for fifth all time
Angels slugger Albert Pujols homered twice to pass Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list in a 6-2 win over the Rangers on Friday night.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

Red Sox get Rockies' Wallace as part of Pillar deal
The Boston Red Sox acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Jacob Wallace from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, completing the Aug. 31 trade for outfielder Kevin Pillar.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

Cardinals put Hudson on IL with forearm strain
Cardinals right-hander Dakota Hudson, who left his start Thursday night after just two innings, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right forearm.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

Rays OF Meadows on IR, could miss postseason
The Rays put outfielder Austin Meadows on the 10-day injured list with a strained oblique that will sideline him into the playoffs.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

Fantasy baseball forecaster for Week 9: Sept. 21-27
Set your lineups for the week ahead with our forecaster, which features pitcher rankings, two-start pitchers and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

MLB playoff push: Who's in and who could clinch next, plus current postseason bracket
With the Rays and White Sox punching their playoff tickets, we look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

MLB playoff push: Yankees tee off again as White Sox, Rays clinch, plus current postseason bracket
With the Rays and White Sox punching their tickets, we look at who hopes to join them in the playoffs and what the matchups would be if the season ended today.

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