Joey Meneses hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals defeated the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 to prevent a three-game sweep.
Jordan Walker hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5.
Yordan Alvarez and Jake Meyers homered as Framber Valdez earned his fifth straight quality start in the Houston Astros 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Sonny Gray closed on Gerrit Cole for the AL ERA lead, Edouard Julien and Jorge Polanco homered and the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0.
Cedric Mullins hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles edged the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 after both teams clinched spots in the postseason.
Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a grand slam for the second consecutive game and the Miami Marlins routed the Atlanta Braves 16-2 to complete a three-game sweep of the NL East champions.
Pinch-hitter Daniel Vogelbach had a three-run double in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets hurt Cincinnati’s wild card chances with an 8-4 victory over the sloppy Reds.
Matt Chapman hit a game-ending double off the center-field wall in the ninth inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 3-2 for a three-game sweep.
Jason Delay hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the New York Yankees 3-2 to avoid a three-game sweep.
The Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays clinched postseason berths during the ninth inning of their game when the Texas Rangers lost at the Cleveland Guardians.
José Ramírez homered on his 31st birthday to touch off Cleveland’s nine-run outburst in the fourth inning, leading the Guardians to a 9-2 win and three-game sweep of the playoff-chasing Texas Rangers.
Bartolo Colón wanted to say goodbye to the major leagues with the New York Mets and, of course, his home run was going to be celebrated.
Two-time AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber has ended his minor league injury rehabilitation assignment and will not pitch again this season for the Boston Red Sox.
The Milwaukee Brewers have sent slumping rookie outfielder Joey Wiemer to the minor leagues. Milwaukee optioned Wiemer to Triple-A Nashville and activated outfielder Blake Perkins from the injured list before its Sunday afternoon game with the Washington Nationals.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers have clinched the NL West title for the 10th time in 11 seasons with a 6-2 win in 11 innings over the Seattle Mariners.
Gabriel Moreno singled to right to score Evan Longoria in the 13th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 on Saturday night.
Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning and the Detroit Tigers recovered to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 after blowing a three-run lead in the ninth.
Kyle Isbel’s bunt single lifted the Kansas City Royals past the Houston Astros 10-8 on Saturday night.
Christian Encarnacion-Strand hit a two-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds held off the New York Mets 3-2 to earn another important victory in the race for the last National League wild card.
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Mark Canha hit a tiebreaking grand slam off Kyle Finnegan with two outs in the eighth inning and the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 9-5.
Kyle Schwarber hit his 44th homer, sparking the NL wild-card leading Philadelphia Phillies to a 6–1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Eloy Jiménez and Gavin Sheets homered during Chicago’s five-run first inning, and the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6.
Gunnar Henderson homered and drove in three runs, Grayson Rodriguez pitched eight outstanding innings and the Baltimore Orioles secured a potentially crucial tiebreaker in the AL East with an 8-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a solo home run in the third inning for just his second hit in eight games, New York relievers retired 15 consecutive batters and the Yankees beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 to move three games over .500 for the first time in a month.
Steven Kwan drove in Bo Naylor following Tyler Freeman’s tying single in the eighth inning, rallying the Cleveland Guardians to a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers.
Plate umpire Jordan Baker left a Boston Red Sox-Toronto Blue Jays game after eight innings because of the impact of being struck by multiple foul tips and entered Major League Baseball’s concussion protocol.
Former Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has suffered a stroke while undergoing a medical procedure in a Florida hospital.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL West title for the 10th time in 11 seasons with a 6-2 victory in 11 innings over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.