A position-by-position look at the free agent market

Patrick Corbin was an exception last offseason. Amid a slow free agent market — some stars didn’t sign until after the start of spring training — Corbin’s search for a new home was o...

Astros can make history if Bregman wins MVP

Alex Bregman will try to give the Houston Astros an unprecedented sweep. If the All-Star slugger is selected the American League’s Most Valuable Player when voting results are announ...

Cole trying to join list of great postseasons on mound

Even on a team with three stars in the starting rotation, Gerrit Cole has stood out in these playoffs. The 29-year-old right-hander won twice for Houston in the AL Division Series, a...

A look at all 16 possible World Series matchups

There will be a new World Series champion this year, because the Boston Red Sox didn’t make the postseason. In fact, only one champ from the past seven years _ Houston _ is in the re...

Playoffs offer a second chance for injury-plagued Stanton

The New York Yankees hit 306 home runs this year with minimal contributions from Giancarlo Stanton. Now he's back to try to help the Yankees win a title. Stanton hi...

Twins beat Tigers 5-1, clinch at least a tie for division

DETROIT (AP) — Randy Dobnak allowed one hit in six sparkling innings, and Luis Arraez and Eddie Rosario homered to lead Minnesota to a 5-1 win over Detroit that put the Twins on the cusp of an AL Cent...

Twins' Dyson out for season after shoulder surgery

DETROIT (AP) — Minnesota reliever Sam Dyson had surgery on his shoulder, ending the right-hander's season and potentially putting 2020 in jeopardy as well. Dyson had the capsule repa...

Injured Yelich still in the hunt for batting title

The Milwaukee Brewers are charging toward a playoff spot without Christian Yelich. And even while injured, Yelich is inching closer to a nice individual honor. Yeli...

Anderson homers, White Sox beat Tigers 5-3

DETROIT (AP) — Tim Anderson homered in a three-run fifth inning, and the Chicago White Sox went on to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Anderson went 1 for 4, ...

Jiménez's slam helps White Sox rout Tigers 10-1

DETROIT (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, and Yoán Moncada also went deep for Chicago as the White Sox breezed to a 10-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. ...

100 losses no novelty this year; same with 100 wins

The Baltimore Orioles might lose 110 games and still not end up with the No. 1 pick in the draft. That race, so to speak, is pretty unforgiving this year. The Oriol...

Castellanos crucial for playoff-chasing Cubs

Nicholas Castellanos has evidently found a ballpark that suits him. Castellanos — who openly complained about Comerica Park's spacious dimensions earlier this year when he was with D...

Astros formidable, but great rotations can still fall short

Yes, the Houston Astros can still be beat, even after assembling baseball's newest super rotation. The Astros acquired six-time All-Star Zack Greinke from Arizona just before Wednesd...

Home run hat tricks for Cano, DeJong, Cruz and Betts

It's easy to become desensitized to all the big home run numbers these days. Still, this past week was pretty special. Robinson Canó, Paul DeJong, Nelson Cruz and M...

Phillies outlast Tigers 3-2 in 15 innings

DETROIT (AP) — Scott Kingery tripled to lead off the 15th inning and scored on a single by Rhys Hoskins as the Philadelphia Phillies outlasted the Detroit Tigers 3-2 in a game that finished early Wedn...