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Shelton laughs off Ross' 'not a good team' knock
Pirates manager Derek Shelton said Chicago Cubs' skipper David Ross' comment that Pittsburgh is "not a good team" was "unfortunate."[read more]

Rangers hail ex-MVP González in pregame tribute
Two-time American League MVP Juan González has finally received his Texas Rangers Hall of Fame jacket. The pregame presentation Friday came eight years after his induction and 20 years after his last game for the team.[read more]

MLB to use neutral clock operators in postseason
Major League Baseball will have neutral clock operators in the first postseason of pitch timers.[read more]

Alcantara has forearm tightness after rehab start
Marlins ace Sandy Alcantara felt forearm tightness after his rehab start with Triple-A Jacksonville on Thursday night and is heading back to Miami to be evaluated.[read more]

Rays 2B Lowe out 4-6 weeks with knee fracture
Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe will be out four to six weeks with a right patella fracture while Randy Arozarena is day to day with groin soreness.[read more]

Judge 1st Yank to belt 3 HRs twice in one season
Aaron Judge became the first New York Yankees player to hit three home runs in a game twice in one season when he connected in the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks.[read more]

Twins secure third AL Central title in last 5 years
The Twins clinched the AL Central title with an 8-6 win over the Angels on Friday night.[read more]

Braves' Acuña 5th player ever with 40-40 season
Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. clubbed his 40th homer of the season Friday night against the Nationals, becoming the fifth member of MLB's exclusive 40-40 club.[read more]

MLB postseason tracker: Playoff races heating up, who can clinch next and games to watch
We have everything you need to know as the regular season winds down, from current playoff matchups to league races to the postseason schedule.[read more]

MLB Power Rankings: AL, NL wild-card teams locked in battle
There are less than two weeks left in the regular season -- and while some teams' spots are locked up, others still have a lot to play for.[read more]