A first-place team to start August, the Mets fell out of the race and will enter the off-season once again needing to hire a leader for baseball operations.
His pitching career was cut short, but at one time he and his brothers Ken and Clete were all on the major league stage together. He ended up outliving them.
A pair of wins in Boston, both powered by Giancarlo Stanton, has the rival teams tied for the A.L.’s top wild-card spot.
Once a death knell, hitting below .200 isn’t all that unusual anymore, provided you have discernible value elsewhere.
As the Phillies make a late push for the playoffs, Bryce Harper is providing nightly reminders of his game-changing talent. It just might get him a second M.V.P. Award.
Robbie Ray’s path from walks leader to Cy Young favorite has been eerily similar to Randy Johnson’s. It was Johnson who pushed Ray toward greatness.
The Red Sox are battling the Yankees for a wild-card spot as the Giants try to hold off the Dodgers for a division title. It should be an interesting 10 days.
Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is having a season for the ages, but he’ll have a hard time catching Shohei Ohtani.
Fighting for their postseason life, the Yankees got embarrassed at home, again, despite having Gerrit Cole on the mound.
After 18 months of pandemic parenting isolation, the writer Jon Mooallem knew just where the cure might lie: a minor-league baseball game in eastern Washington.
A former outfielder follows a path few others have taken, and does it throwing 100 miles per hour.
Jose Abreu is known for picking up checks, crowding the plate and driving in runs — a lot of runs. He is quiet in the news media, but his teammates have plenty to say about him.
The Somerset Patriots lost cars and equipment to Hurricane Ida’s aftermath — and had fish swimming in the on-deck circle — but the Yankees affiliate returned home a week later.
‘I just think that’s what being a New Yorker is all about, being hungry for more,’ said Noah Syndergaard, an avid reader.
His Brewers could win 100 games and his players can’t believe he’s never won the Manager of the Year Award. That he’s doing it at home in Milwaukee is icing on the cake.
Distressed by soaring salaries, he sold the team a year after they beat Kansas City in the 1980 World Series. “We hoped common sense would prevail,’’ he said. “But it didn’t.”
Still an ace at 40, Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals is having his best season in years. His secret? “It starts with a game of catch.”
The Mets shortstop homered three times in Sunday’s win but tempers flared after he implied the Yankees were cheating.
In a season of highs and lows for the Yankees and the Mets, the teams split the first two games of a series. But they joined each other in a moment of unity on Saturday.
Max Scherzer reached the 3,000-strikeout milestone, tossing an immaculate inning and flirting with a perfect game. His first strikeout victim remembers similar dominance.