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MLB playoff tracker: Who is in, who can clinch next and must-watch games
October is right around the corner. Here's the latest on which teams will be playing in the postseason.[read more]

Tarp or tossed? O's grounds crew not 'ejected'
Acting umpire crew chief Tim Timmons said he didn't toss the Camden Yards grounds crew Wednesday night. "I just didn't want all of them behind the tarp, especially with the infield in," he said.[read more]

Astros' Valdez scratched due to cut on finger
Houston left-hander Framber Valdez was scratched from his start against Texas on Thursday night, a day after cutting the index finger on his pitching hand.[read more]

Rockies-Braves postponed due to soggy field
The Colorado Rockies game at the Atlanta Braves has been postponed because of a soggy field caused by rain.[read more]

Ohtani could be sidelined for season as pitcher
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani won't pitch Friday for the Los Angeles Angels because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season.[read more]

M's set 'to celebrate entire region' at 2023 ASG
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred commended the Seattle Mariners for being ready to host the 2023 All-Star Game after the city had targeted 2024 or later.[read more]

Royals' Perez ties Bench's HR mark for catchers
Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench's record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th on Thursday.[read more]

Passan: Where do Bauer, MLB go from here?
Answering the latest questions around the sexual assault allegations against Bauer and what's next.[read more]

MLB Power Rankings: Where all 30 teams stand as the top squads start to clinch
Which squads are rising and falling as teams start punching their postseason tickets?[read more]

Inside the breathtaking rise of Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
From the Blue Jays' pandemic home in Buffalo through an emotional homecoming in Toronto to a blistering race for the postseason, we follow the wild ride of the game's hottest hitter as he builds his own legacy -- including a potential Triple Crown.[read more]