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Yankees routed by Red Sox, playoff hopes take hit

New York is running second in the division and was spared the possibility of the Blue Jays clinching the crown when they were rained out in Baltimore.

MLB Playoff Predictions: Players Who Will Keep Rolling Right Through October

October is almost upon us, meaning Major League Baseball's best action is just around the corner. Playoff teams don't make the postseason without good play when it counts, and this list recognizes 12 players who have made a considerable...Show More Summary

Justine Siegal Hired by Athletics, Becomes 1st Female MLB Coach

Justine Siegal made MLB history Tuesday, as the Oakland Athletics announced she would serve as a guest instructor for their Instructional League club, making her the first woman coach in big league history. “It’s a dream come true,” Siegal said, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Show More Summary

Prince Fielder front-runner for AL comeback player of the year award

As important as Alex Rodriguez has been to the New York Yankees, Fielder has been just as vital to the Rangers, who enter the final week of the regular season with a 1 ½-half-game lead in the AL West.

San Diego Padres Fined for MLB Infraction Before International Draft

An already frustrating season in San Diego took another hit earlier this month when Major League Baseball fined the San Diego Padres an undisclosed amount for holding an illegal international workout this summer, according to Bleacher Report sources. Kim Ng, MLB senior vice president, declined to comment when reached Monday. Show More Summary

Bryan Price Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Manager's Future with Reds

The Cincinnati Reds are reportedly considering several options for their 2016 coaching staff, including whether to retain manager Bryan Price. No final decisions are expected until after the regular season comes to a close. Continue for updates. Team Legend Barry Larkin A Potential Managerial Replacement Tuesday, Sept. Show More Summary

Offseason MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Week 26 News, Rumors and Speculation

Being mentioned in trade rumors, much less traded from one team to another, can be a deflating experience for a player. On one hand, it's disheartening to think your current team no longer wants you around. On the other, it's flattering...Show More Summary

Selecting All 30 MLB Teams' 2015 Regular-Season MVP

The upcoming postseason may be the main focus of the baseball world right now, but as the regular season winds down the debate over who should win each of the league's major awards generally starts to heat up. Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: DraftKings Strategy, DFS Rankings for September 29

As we enter one of the final weeks of the MLB regular season, the time is now to figure out which players are the best options for daily fantasy baseball. Tuesday's MLB action features a full slot of games, which allows fantasy owners...Show More Summary

Nationals Take Jonathan Papelbon Jerseys Out of Store After Bryce Harper Dustup

Endeavoring in a bit of revisionist history, the Washington Nationals appear to have removed every trace of Jonathan Papelbon from their team store at Nationals Park. Twitter user Jennifer Shiffman (h/t SB Nation's Whitney Medworth ) posted an image Monday of recent before and after shots of the team shop. Show More Summary

What Injury Comebacks Are Most Important to 2015 MLB Postseason Runs?

As the 2015 MLB playoff picture comes into focus, let's take a moment to identify several injured stars whose health will be determining factors in October. Over the next few slides, we'll rank various postseason injury comebacks around the league in order of importance. Show More Summary

Indians' Kluber Reaches 500 Strikeouts over 2-Year Span

Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber may have suffered through another rough outing, but his first strikeout in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins made him the Indians' first right-handed pitcher since Bob Feller (1940-41) to...Show More Summary

2015 Postseason Chase Signals Changing of the Guard at Top of MLB

Three years ago, the Houston Astros lost 107 games, and the Chicago Cubs lost 101. The Kansas City Royals were finishing their fourth straight 90-loss season, their eighth in nine years. The Pittsburgh Pirates were making North American...Show More Summary

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Ranking 2015's Biggest Disappointments

1. Washington Nationals: Fight Club From the Stephen Strasburg Shutdown to naming a manager with no experience to replace Davey Johnson, no organization has swaggered forward more cocksure believing in itself than the Nationals. Years...Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's AL, NL Defensive Player of the Year Awards

Quick, who won last season's Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award? No fair looking it up. If your answer was, "I had no idea that award existed," you aren't alone. Despite increasing acceptance of advanced defensive metrics andShow More Summary

AL West Turning into Wild Wild West Down the Stretch

The American League West is completely invested in and totally behind the implementation of the second wild card. It has to be. If it were not for that spot, two of its postseason contenders would be left out of the tournament, fighting solely for the top spot in the division. As things are now, the Texas Rangers are looking down at the others. Show More Summary

Pirates' Burnett Becomes 32nd Pitcher with 2,500 Career Strikeouts

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett reached a milestone during the first inning of Sunday's 4-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs, becoming the 32nd pitcher in MLB history to record 2,500 or more career strikeouts, per MLB Stat of the Day. Entering...Show More Summary

'Stros vs. M's Live Blog: Instant Reaction and Analysis

It's time for the Houston Astros to put their game faces on! The 82-74 squad will attempt to lock up the AL's second wild-card position during its three-game series with the Mariners, while Seattle only has next season to look forward...Show More Summary

Yankees fall to Red Sox, five back of Jays

An Alex Rodriguez sacrifice fly was all the Yankees' offence could muster.

Stephen Piscotty Injury: Updates on Cardinals LF Head Contusion and Return

The St. Louis Cardinals have managed to remain in first place in the National League Central despite suffering a number of injuries to key players. Now, they'll have to figure out how to replace Stephen Piscotty's spark in the lineup. Continue for updates. Piscotty Carted Off Field After Collision Monday, Sept. Show More Summary

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