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Ortiz's clutch HR hurts Blue Jays' playoff chances

by George Halim 10h ago David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters David Ortiz knows when to hit home runs. Though the Boston Red Sox have already clinched a postseason spot, the Toronto Blue Jays are fighting for a wild-card ...

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O's, Canada! Birds tied atop AL Wild Card

The Blue Jays and Orioles finished the day with a 1 1/2-game lead over the Tigers — whose game vs. the Indians on Thursday afternoon was postponed until Monday, if needed, because of rain — and two games over the ...

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Sox win East, but Yanks' slam is talk of the crown

“So crazy,” said Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz. “I wanted to celebrate on that field so bad, but it is what it is. We end up being the first-place team in the American League [East] and we’re going to ...

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Inspired night: Dee, Marlins win the Jose way

Jose Fernandez: 1992-2016 Following the win, the Marlins’ players and coaches circled the pitcher’s mound in a display of unity, standing shoulder to shoulder while Giancarlo Stanton delivered a speech and the crowd chanted “Jo-se! Jo-se!” The players then removed ...

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Cardinals' offense can't get going in 3-1 loss to Cubs

CHICAGO — David Ross homered and teamed with Jon Lester for another scoreless performance, and the Chicago Cubs hurt St. Louis’ wild-card chances with 3-1 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday night. Ben Zobrist had three hits and scored two runs ...

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Nats jump on Bucs, wait out Mets, clinch NL East

• Shop for official Nats postseason gear “You just knew it was going to happen,” right-hander Max Scherzer said. “We could feel it in the air, we started celebrating. We knew everything that’s been happening, we’re going to be popping ...

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West is won: Rangers clinch 7th division title

“It still means a lot,” said Andrus, who was celebrating his fourth division title. “Every year is great, and this year was really sweet. Everybody did their job. Our DNA is never ever quit, and we never did.” • Get ...

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NYC hails a Cab(rera)! Met's HR wows Citi

The comeback win allowed the Mets to hold onto one of the two Wild Card spots in the National League. After entering the day even with San Francisco and St. Louis, New York remained tied for the first spot with ...

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Game Ender! Walk-off dazzler denies Mets

“This is probably the best catch I’ve ever made,” Inciarte said. “I thought the ball was gone off the bat, but it was the last play of the game, so I just went for it. I was really pumped up. ...

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Cueto exits in 6th inning with groin strain

The San Francisco Giants‘ attempt to hold onto the National League’s second wild-card spot may have taken a drastic blow Tuesday as starter Johnny Cueto exited the sixth inning of a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a left ...

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