• Clinching NL East 'extra sweet' for Braves

    MIAMI -- Two days after delivering the critical blow in the National League East race, the Braves popped champagne and celebrated what will be considered one of the most memorable and appreciated division titles in club history. • NLDS Game 1: Tuesday on FOX/FS1 Counted out in June and bruised

  • Soto ready to step onto 'big stage' for San Diego

    SAN DIEGO -- Juan Soto's first at-bat on the first day of October came with the Padres fighting for their playoff lives. They'd lost three straight and trailed the White Sox by a run, with Chicago's American League Cy Young hopeful Dylan Cease on the mound. The night before, Soto

  • Drought over! Phillies clinch 1st postseason berth since '11

    HOUSTON -- It seemed too perfect to see Aaron Nola be almost perfect Monday night at Minute Maid Park. But then to see Zach Eflin finish it? “It's poetry,” Rhys Hoskins said. “Poetry.”

  • Gonsolin's return a big boost to postseason plans

    LOS ANGELES -- In the postseason, the Dodgers are going to do some unconventional things with their bullpen. They’re going to play the matchups and will go into October without having had a set closer in quite some time. For all that to work, however, the Dodgers expect their starting

  • 7 stats and facts about Dodgers' 110 wins

    With a 10-1 win Friday night, the Dodgers notched their 109th victory of the season. Then, on Saturday night, they rallied past the Rockies for No. 110. If that sounds like a lot, that’s because it is. This is just the ninth instance overall of a team winning at least

  • Reynolds named Bucs' MVP by Pittsburgh BBWAA

    PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh BBWAA chapter has named Bryan Reynolds the Pirates’ 2022 Clemente Award winner, the second consecutive year that the outfielder has been voted the team’s most valuable player. “It was just a lot of ups and downs, but overall, \[I was\] relatively pleased with how it came

  • Mets' division hopes nearly erased by sweep

    ATLANTA -- The Mets arrived in Atlanta for their biggest regular-season series in recent memory on Friday knowing they needed only one win this weekend to remain in control of their own path to an NL East crown. They left on Sunday night knowing one more loss or Braves victory

  • Braves on cusp of NL East title after sweep

    ATLANTA -- Matt Olson and Dansby Swanson were too young to fully appreciate what Chipper Jones did when the Mets and Braves had last played a significant late-season series in Atlanta. But the two suburban Atlanta natives imitated Jones as they pushed the defending World Series champs a step away

  • Padres clinch NL Wild Card berth

    SAN DIEGO – The Padres are postseason bound. And this time, the city of San Diego gets to celebrate right along with them. With the Brewers’ extra-innings loss to the Marlins on Sunday afternoon, San Diego secured its place in the 2022 postseason -- even before wrapping up a weekend

  • 'We're here': Mariners clinch first postseason spot since 2001

    SEATTLE -- For all the rain that this lush region of the country accumulates, more than any major U.S. city, there’s been a widespread drought here as equally insatiable as it is intangible. The Mariners, who on their best days can be the most coveted and beloved show in town,

  • 20 facts to celebrate Seattle's drought ending

    The Mariners have made the postseason. That's a sentence that hasn't been written since 2001, saddling Seattle with the longest active playoff drought not only in MLB, but in any of the four major pro sports in North America. At least, it was active until Friday night, when the Mariners

  • Wild Card Games 1 & 2, the Division Series and ALCS Game 1 in T-Mobile Park sell out in minutes

    SEATTLE, Wash. – The Seattle Mariners announced today postseason home game tickets for the first two games of the Wild Card Series, the Division Series and the first home game of the American League Championship Series have sold out. There are still limited tickets available for home games in the