Listening in on fans' conversations during his walks home from Wrigley Field, Theo Epstein could sense their excitement as the Chicago Cubs set themselves up to capture that long-awaited World Series championship.
The AL jumped ahead right away, then reclaimed the lead after the NL tied it up.
Bill Buckner was an All-Star and batting champion, a gritty gamer who was welcome on any team. A reliable fielder, too. But a little grounder forever changed his legacy.
The righthanded submariner, who is Taylor Rogers' identical twin, and his teammates are leading the powerful Dodgers in the NL West.
Tony La Russa, hired to manage the White Sox nine years after retirement, shows he's still an "all-time great leader"
Dog days and rabbit holes: You start by looking up a baseball manager and, before you know it, you're recalling scenes from "The Natural" and "True Detective 2."
The Twins' Byron Buxton just missed, finishing fourth in the AL outfielder voting
Alex Rodriguez has feuded in the past with General Manager Brian Cashman, and this is not the first time he has criticized him or his strategy.
Veteran reliever Jake Petricka of Faribault is joining the independent Atlantic League, which is experimenting with some significant changes to baseball's rules.
Ryne Sandberg, 61, whose All-American image and on-field heroics cemented his place in Cubs lore, is arguably one of the greatest second basemen in baseball history.
As a team, they've played about the equivalent of a full season for a position player: 553 plate appearances. Their collective average is .210. The pitching is bad, too.
The firing of the New York Mets general manager Jared Porter after one month on the job brought strong responses about issues women face while trying to do their jobs.
The Padres lefthander is getting to appear at his second consecutive All-Star Game, and has a group of friends and family along for the trip.
The St. Louis Cardinals were stripped of their top two picks in this year's draft Monday and ordered to give them to the Houston Astros, along with $2 million as compensation for hacking the Astros' e-mail system and scouting database, the final and unprecedented step in an unusual case of cybercrime involving two Major League Baseball teams.
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager was a unanimous selection for NL rookie of the year while Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer beat out Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez for AL honors.
Former MLB GM & MLB Network Radio host Jim Duquette joins Justin Horowitz to discuss how the Cubs were able to force a Game 6 and if they can comeback to win the World Series.
Cubs 5, Dodgers 0: Kyle Hendricks tossed 7.1 scoreless innings as Chicago eliminated Los Angeles in Game 6 of the NLCS. Hendricks and Kris Bryant spoke following the Cubs' first pennant since 1945.
The Cubs are one win away from their first World Series appearance since 1945 after an 8-4 victory over the Dodgers on Thursday night. Manager Joe Maddon spoke after the game.
Taking over in the first after Trevor Bauer was forced to exit with a bloody finger, the Cleveland bullpen held off the Blue Jays in a 4-2 win that moved them within one win of the World Series.
David Ortiz's career came to an anticlimactic end on Monday as the Red Sox were swept by the Indians in the ALDS. Former MLB GM and MLB Network Radio's Jim Duquette and Michelle Gringas recap Game 3.