NEW YORK (AP) — After more than 4 1/2 hours of back-and-forth baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals finally control their playoff fate again.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey is hitting, moving on the bases and catching with an encouraging strength in mid-September for someone who had hip surgery three years ago and chose to sit out the shortened 2020 season to protect his young family.
CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Maddon's first game back in Chicago was similar to his final game with the Cubs: a loss.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clay Helton's unlikely tenure as the head football coach at Southern California began bizarrely and lasted far longer than …
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres was treated by the Yankees the same way he dealt with too many grounders: He was given the boot from shortstop.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the standing ovation for his 3,000th career strikeout grew louder, Max Scherzer paused on the mound. He doffed his cap, tossed the souvenir ball toward the dugout, and immediately got back to work.
NEW YORK (AP) — A raucous New York crowd of 43,144 lurched and howled — frequently out of their seats — through a back-and-forth Subway Series game that followed an affecting Sept. 11 observance.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit his 23rd home run of the season and drove in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates surged past the Washington Nationals 10-7 on Saturday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper rounded the bases on his 31st homer of the season to “MVP! MVP!” chants. It's the sound of September the Phillies can only hope they hear deep into October.
SEATTLE (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Caleb Smith has lost his appeal and will serve a 10-day suspension for the use of a foreign substance in a game.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell offered the Pittsburgh Pirates a reminder of what might have been. Ke'Bryan Hayes provided a glimpse of what still could be.
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball suspended Washington Nationals starting pitcher Sean Nolin five games on Friday for intentionally hitting Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant drew a pair of standing ovations in his return to Wrigley Field, then Evan Longoria and Brandon Belt homered in the seventh inning to send the San Francisco Giants over the Chicago Cubs 6-1 Friday for their fifth straight win.
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Zeile thought back 20 years, to the night baseball returned in New York following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
The head of the U.S. Soccer Federation asked the unions of the women’s and men’s national teams to agree to equalize FIFA's World Cup prize mo…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Eddie George picked a good time for a career change.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — More than half of the United States now offers legal sports betting, just three years after it was allowed by the U.S. Supreme Court.
MIAMI (AP) — Pete Alonso hit two home runs, including the 100th of his career, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 9-4 on Tuesday night to give Carlos Carrasco his first win with the team.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In retrospect, the Chicago White Sox probably should have walked Salvador Perez with first base open in the first inning of a scoreless game Sunday, even if it would have gone against just about every traditional baseball strategy.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves locked up another key player for next season, announcing a $20 million, one-year deal for pitcher Charlie Morton on Monday.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Toronto Blue Jays look like they could be contenders for a while in the American League.