The last playoff battle is a good one, and got tighter still on Thursday.
This is an important day. You should read about what’s happening in baseball.
Shifts are increasing to the point that very nontraditional shift candidates are being shifted against
The Astros continue falling while Bryce Harper and Francisco Lindor continue rising.
Are teams pitching to and defending against Madison Bumgarner any differently than they did in the past?
Disappointing Mariners, disappointing second-half A.J. Burnett, disappointing rain, but this weekend Jose Fernandez and Marcus Stroman are back!
Jeurys Familia has added a weapon to his arsenal.
Verlander looks like Verlander, Gattis keeps homering (but not tripling), and more!
Jon Lester still can’t throw; Kris Bryant still can hit. You’ll also find other games analyzed here as well as a look ahead to today’s action.
Tony La Russa said he’d be “heartbroken” if the Diamondbacks didn’t win and David Peralta has been a big part of Arizona’s near-.500 record.
Lots of extra-innings games highlight yesterday’s action.
Johnny Cueto pitches a lot of different ways. What effect is it having on him and on batters?
A 16-inning marathon, a passel of great defensive plays, and a look ahead at some top pitching matchups tonight; what more could you ask for?
Who are some good candidates for outfield shifts, and are teams shifting against them?
An analysis of Henry Owens’ debut, recaps of Chris Sale’s struggles and Carlos Carrasco’s dominance, and a look at the young pitching ready to debut tonight. And more!