Cole reaches 300 Ks for season, Astros beat…

Gerrit Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 to lock up a postseason berth

Witness: No visible injuries on woman who says…

A sexual assault examiner says she found no visible injuries on woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults

Ottavino botches throw, Yankees miss chance to…

Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino sailed a 30-foot throw home on Albert Pujols' tiebreaking chopper, and the sloppy New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 with a chance to clinch the AL East

Meadows homers in 11th, Rays rally past Dodgers 8…

Austin Meadows homered leading off the 11th inning, sending Tampa Bay to an 8-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers that helped the Rays keep pace in the AL wild-card race and prevented the New York Yankees from clinching the AL East title

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LEADING OFF: Yanks try to clinch AL East…

LEADING OFF: Yankees try again to clinch AL East, Cardinals-Cubs start up 7 meetings in 10 games, Cleveland clubbing the Tigers, Kepler still ailing

Yankees get Stanton back on cusp of clinching AL…

Giancarlo Stanton has returned to the Yankees lineup with New York on the cusp of clinching a division title. Stanton will bat fifth and play left field against the Los Angeles Angels.

Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies

Pete Alonso hit his major league-leading 49th homer, then drew a bases-loaded walk during a four-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the New York Mets over the Colorado Rockies 7-4

Padres beat Brewers 2-1 behind Lamet's 14 strikeouts

Dinelson Lamet struck out a career-high 14 and Kirby Yates fanned pinch-hitter Ryan Braun with a runner on second base to close out the San Diego Padres' 2-1 win over the playoff-contending Milwaukee Brewers

Wainwright, Fowler, St. Louis top Nats 5-1; Cards…

Adam Wainwright put on another sharp performance while outpitching Max Scherzer, right fielder Dexter Fowler made a sensational catch and the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-1

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Police: Pirates' Vázquez attempted to have sex…

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez told investigators he attempted to have sex with underage girl during meeting at her house in 2017, court papers say

100 losses no novelty this year; same with 100…

After an age of relative parity, the gap between baseball's top and its bottom has widened

Harper, Eflin power Phillies to 4-1 win over Braves

The Philadelphia Phillies won their second consecutive game over the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves as Bryce Harper homered and Zach Eflin pitched seven strong innings in a 4-1 victory

Lewis hits fifth homer in nine days, Mariners top Bucs 4-1

Kyle Lewis hit his fifth home run since debuting Sept. 10, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 for their fourth straight win

Baseball player accused of serial rapes faces first trial

Defense attorneys for a former Delaware college athlete accused of rape say the alleged victim was enthralled after connecting with him on an online dating site and drove to his house intending to have sex with him

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox…

Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of former Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, hit a solo homer in his first game in Fenway Park, and Alex Dickerson had a sacrifice fly in the 15th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 7-6 victory

Cavan Biggio hit for cycle, just like dad Craig

Toronto rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, just like father Craig, helping the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 becoming the second father-son duo to accomplish the feat after Gary and Daryle Ward

Baseball legend 'Mo' Rivera recieves Medal of…

Panamanian-American and Yankees baseball legend Mariano Rivera received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, regarded as the highest civilian honor in the U.S., awarded by President Donald Trump on Monday at the White House. Gavino Garay tells the story.

Canha hit in 11th, A's edge KC 1-0 to hold wild card lead

Mark Canha hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning and the Oakland Athletics edged the Kansas City Royals 1-0 to hold their lead atop the AL wild-card race

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Seager drives in 4 runs in Dodgers' 7-5 win over Rays

Corey Seager drove in four runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5

Trump honors Yankees' Rivera with Medal of Freedom

President Donald Trump is presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to baseball Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera

Verlander wins 19th as Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night