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Sep 12, 2021; Baltimore, Maryland, USA;  Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Teoscar Hernandez (37) with Blue Jays left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (13) after hitting a grand slam home run during the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Blue Jays' Bashing Offense Is the Answer to MLB's Woes

They score a ton of runs and their games are the quickest. If this is the future of baseball, we're in luck.

Blue Jays have won 14 of 16 games to take over first place in the AL wild-card race.

MLB Power Rankings: Blue Jays Stay Hot As Yankees Continue Slide

The Yankees have gone ice cold since winning 13 in a row, and are currently outside of the playoff picture.

Max Scherzer and Corbin Burnes

Who Should Win the NL Cy Young Award?

Entering play Friday, there are between five and 10 legitimate contenders for this year's award.


Is This ‘Game-Used’ Jersey (or Ball or Urinal) Legit? Consult the Little Silver Sticker

To eradicate counterfeits, MLB went all in on authentication. It’s paying off.


Marvin Miller: The Reluctant, Late Hall of Famer

What happens when one of baseball’s most significant figures gets inducted against his wishes after he dies?

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Verducci: The Cardinals Are Getting Hot at the Right Time

SI's Tom Verducci gives us a window into an interesting St. Louis Cardinals team as we near postseason.

Cardinals' Lars Nootbaar celebrates after robbing a home run

Nootbaar’s Robbery May Have Been Final Straw for Mets

New York really needed a win. Thanks to the Cards' right fielder, it didn’t get it.


Biles, Osaka, Brady Headline Time 100 Most Influential List

Time's list included Simone Biles, Suni Lee, Naomi Osaka, Shohei Ohtani, Allyson Felix and Tom Brady.

San Francisco Giants closing pitcher Kervin Castro (76) reacts after defeating the San Diego Padres at Oracle Park.

Giants First MLB Team to Clinch Playoff Spot

San Francisco won its eighth straight game on Monday night to continue its surprising season.


Umpire Junior Valentine Struck in Face by Errant Throw

Junior Valentine remained in the game on Monday night after being struck by an errant throw from Cardinals shortstop Edmundo Sosa.

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Benches Clear After Stanton's Game-Tying Home Run

Things got testy between the Yankees and Mets after Giancarlo Stanton and Francisco Lindor exchanged words during Stanton's late-inning home run trot.

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres during the first inning at Petco Park.

Dodgers' Max Scherzer Eclipses 3,000 Career Strikeouts

Max Scherzer joined quite the exclusive club on Sunday afternoon as he tallied career strikeout No. 3000.

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Brewers' Burnes, Hader Throw Combined No-Hitter

Burnes struck out 14 batters and threw 115 pitches before giving way to Hader to complete the ninth no-hitter of the 2021 season.

Sep 11, 2021; New York City, New York, USA; Members of the New York Yankees and New York Mets line up next to each other during the September 11 pre-game ceremonies at Citi Field.

Yankees, Mets Toe Line Together 'As One Unified New York'

The teams sported jerseys reading “New York” and wore hats from the city's various first responders on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Vlad Jr.'s Epic Year Shows the Limit of a Triple Crown

Guerrero could lead the AL in average, home runs and RBIs and still not receive a first-place MVP vote.

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Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Jo Adell's Improved Plate Approach Provides Impact

Angels outfielder Jo Adell is making him a worthy fantasy baseball addition off the waiver wire

Sept. 6, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning at Fenway Park.

Report: Sale Tests Positive for COVID-19, Won't Pitch Sunday

Boston still leads the wild-card race, but the team's postseason hopes just took a hit.

Sep 8, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Red Sox right fielder Hunter Renfroe (10) runs the bases after hitting a home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning at Fenway Park.

MLB, Red Sox Refute Hunter Renfroe's Testing Claims

As of Thursday, 11 players and two coaches were impacted by the franchise's COVID-19 outbreak, including nine players testing positive.

Aug 29, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Héctor Neris (50) reacts after the final out in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park.

Here Come the Phillies—Can They Rally and Close?

They're surging thanks to recent stability from their typically shaky bullpen. Will they finally return to the playoffs?

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A Roster of MLB All-Stars Helped Raise Awareness for Prostate Cancer

In the sports world, baseball has been front and center in the fight against prostate cancer. Here's a full team of players who have survived the disease and shared their stories publicly.