11:10 AM ET, September 19, 2017

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 September 19, 2017 
10:30 AM
Greensburg Tribune-Review:   MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday
10:10 AM
Joel Sherman / New York Post:   Baseball's booming home runs are getting younger, too
9:45 AM
Mike Puma / New York Post:   Noah Syndergaard may not start for Mets again this season
9:45 AM
Mike Puma / New York Post:   Matt Harvey is a sad, ‘terrible’ shell of himself
9:45 AM
Marc Carig / Newsday:   Matt Harvey says he was ‘terrible all the way around’
9:40 AM
Michael Cohen / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:   Packers' Martellus Bennett having fundamental issues with drops
9:20 AM
ESPN:   Orioles minor leaguer Miguel Gonzalez dies in car crash
8:10 AM
Associated Press:   LEADING OFF: HR record set to fall, Maddon back in TB
7:50 AM
ESPN:   Aroldis Chapman back on top in Yankees' bullpen pecking order
1:45 AM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Tigers' Jeff Ferrell responsive, alert after taking line drive off head
12:30 AM
Chris Adamski / Greensburg Tribune-Review:   Skidding Pirates go quietly in shutout loss to Brewers
12:00 AM
Detroit Free Press:   Photos: Tigers vs. Athletics series
 September 18, 2017 
11:00 PM
Arizona Republic:   Lamb hitting sixth vs. Padres
10:20 PM
Kyle Downing / MLB Trade Rumors:   Orioles' Minor-Leaguer Miguel Elias Gonzalez Dies In Car Accident
9:40 PM
Fox Sports:   Orioles minor leaguer Gonzalez dies after car accident
9:40 PM
ESPN:   Giancarlo Stanton ends six-game HR drought
8:30 PM
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Amed Rosario a late scratch from Mets' lineup vs. Marlins
8:30 PM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Detroit Tigers need more innings from starting pitchers now, next year
8:30 PM
ESPN:   Dodgers open with back-to-back HRs vs. Phillies
7:55 PM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Talkin' Tigers podcast: Boyd's development, plus another look at future
7:20 PM
ESPN:   Dodgers to monitor Corey Seager's sore right elbow down stretch
6:05 PM
Stefan Stevenson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Blame Game: Pointing fingers for Rangers failures in 2017
6:05 PM
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:   Francisco Cervelli Will Not Return This Year
5:40 PM
Travis Sawchik / FanGraphs Baseball:   Technology Threatens Scouts, Could Also Set Them Free
4:55 PM
Peter King / SI.com:   Cowboys Need to Discipline Ezekiel Elliott for Lack of Effort in Loss to Broncos
4:20 PM
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:   Cubs push back Jon Lester's next start to Wednesday vs. Rays
3:45 PM
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Noah Syndergaard one step closer to Mets return after throwing simulated game
3:45 PM
Paul Skrbina / Chicago Tribune:   Series preview: Cubs at Rays
2:35 PM
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:   The Jason Heyward dilemma: Big contract, big defense, struggling offense
2:00 PM
Tom Withers / MLB on Yahoo! Sports:   Indians overcome injuries to win Central, eye Series title
12:50 PM
Doug Mittler / ESPN:   Rumor Central: Could Bob Geren be the next Mets manager?
12:50 PM
Doug Mittler / ESPN:   Rumor Central: Will the Phillies shop Cesar Hernandez?
11:40 AM
Jorge L. Ortiz / USA Today:   MLB series to watch: Twins-Yankees, Brewers-Cubs clashes loom large as races stay hot
11:40 AM
Mark Gonzales / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Broglio discusses cancer, Cubs' title and, of course, the Brock trade
9:55 AM
David PurdumESPN / ESPN:   After 22-game winning streak, Indians now World Series favorite
9:50 AM
Matt Ehalt / NorthJersey.com:   Gsellman produces best outing to lead Mets to 5-1 win over the Braves
9:20 AM
ESPN:   How Stephen Strasburg has remained immune in The Year of the Home Run
8:45 AM
ESPN:   Power Rankings: As Cubs take charge, their rivals regroup
7:30 AM
George A. King III / New York Post:   Yankees already positioning rotation for wild-card showdown
5:15 AM
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:   Stephen Strasburg beats L.A. Dodgers, continues dominant run as October nears
5:15 AM
Dieter Kurtenbach / The Charlotte Observer:   What happens if the Giants don't turn it around next year?
4:40 AM
Stefan Stevenson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Rangers reaction: Give it to the Astros, they earned it
2:20 AM
David Driver / UPI:   Ryan Zimmerman's 2 HRs propel Washington Nationals past Los Angeles Dodgers
12:35 AM
Associated Press:   Strasburg ends scoreless streak, but Nats beat Dodgers 7-1
12:35 AM
Sarah Trotto / UPI:   Chicago Cubs pull off sweep of St. Louis Cardinals
12:00 AM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Ausmus won't second-guess subbing Castellanos in RF in Boyd's no-hit try
 September 17, 2017 
11:20 PM
Michael Kelly / Associated Press:   Holland drops ball on Padres' squeeze, Rockies lose 4-3
10:15 PM
Stefan Stevenson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Let's be real: Rangers needed a sweep to keep wild card hopes alive
9:40 PM
Associated Press:   Gallo blast helps Rangers to win over Angels
7:55 PM
Matt Breen / Philly.com:   Maikel Franco trying to salvage season with strong September
7:20 PM
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:   Bryce Harper puts on batting practice show, but remains cautious on playoff return
7:20 PM
Associated Press:   Price returns in Boston's 3-2 loss to the Rays
6:50 PM
Arizona Republic:   Martinez's homer cuts into Giants' lead
6:45 PM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Cubs complete sweep of Cardinals, send rivals reeling from division race
6:45 PM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Matt Boyd's masterpiece falls 1 out shy of history in Tigers' 12-0 win
6:45 PM
ESPN:   Nationals' Bryce Harper working to hone swing; return date uncertain
6:10 PM
Associated Press:   Gsellman leads Mets over Braves 5-1, eliminates Atlanta
6:10 PM
Associated Press:   Detroit's Boyd falls an out short of no-hitter
6:10 PM
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:   Astros clinch first division title since 2001 as Justin Verlander dominates
6:10 PM
UPI:   Robert Stephenson powers Cincinnati Reds past Pittsburgh Pirates
6:10 PM
UPI:   Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras' suspension reduced to one game
5:25 PM
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Robert Gsellman in control as Mets beat the Braves, 5-1
4:50 PM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Fowler launches Cardinals back into game, knotting it 3-3
4:15 PM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   After Cardinals miss their chance Cubs do not, bouncing Lynn
3:40 PM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Lynn picks his battles as Cardinals fall behind 1-0
3:40 PM
Jesse RogersESPN / ESPN:   Joe Maddon returns to Tampa as manager of Cubs
3:05 PM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Wainwright plots return, but it first will be as a reliever
3:05 PM
Paul Skrbina / Chicago Tribune:   Willson Contreras' suspension reduced to one game
2:30 PM
Colleen Kane / Chicago Tribune:   Tigers take 2-0 lead against White Sox, Dylan Covey
1:20 PM
Paul Skrbina / Chicago Tribune:   Addison Russell returns to lineup as Cubs look to complete sweep of Cardinals
11:35 AM
Todd ZolaFantasy / ESPN:   Daily fantasy baseball cheat sheet for Sunday
10:00 AM
ESPN:   Olney: How can Shohei Otani make up $200 million in squandered value?
9:50 AM
Andy McCullough / Los Angeles Times:   Dodgers extend winning streak to four with 3-2 victory over Nationals
9:05 AM
Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune:   Javier Baez joins shortstop class that has lived up to golden reputation
7:35 AM
Howie Kussoy / New York Post:   Jordan Montgomery picks up a ‘really meaningful’ win
4:00 AM
Matt Ehalt / NorthJersey.com:   Mets decide not to use Syndergaard in Atlanta
1:15 AM
Jill Painter / MLB on Yahoo! Sports:   Upton 2 HRs, Angels gain in wild-card race, beat Rangers 2-0
1:10 AM
USA Today:   MLB teams celebrate postseason berths
12:30 AM
Joe Totoraitis / Associated Press:   Marlins stop 6-game skid with 7-4 win against Brewers
12:20 AM
Dennis Lin / sandiegouniontribune.com:   Padres lose Wil Myers to leg contusion in 16-0 beatdown at Coors Field
12:05 AM
Laura Armstrong / Toronto Star:   Josh Donaldson home runs lift Blue Jays over Twins
12:00 AM
ESPN:   Noah Syndergaard (lat) may not return from DL until next week
 September 16, 2017 
11:25 PM
Nick Piecoro / Arizona Republic:   Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte focused on his defense
10:50 PM
Stefan Stevenson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   From first to worst: Rangers' ‘luck’ in one-run games flipped in 2017
9:40 PM
Jim Ingraham / UPI:   Start of new streak? Cleveland Indians double up Kansas City Royals
9:05 PM
Associated Press:   Romano pitches Reds to 2-1 victory over Nova, Pirates
9:05 PM
Colleen Kane / Chicago Tribune:   White Sox jump on Tigers for 8-4 lead
8:30 PM
MoiseKapenda Bower / UPI:   Houston Astros start fast, finish job vs. Seattle Mariners
8:30 PM
Peter Botte / New York Daily News:   Yankees bats stay hot, Jordan Montgomery shines in 9-3 win over Orioles
8:25 PM
Rob Biertempfel / Greensburg Tribune-Review:   Ivan Nova leaves with calf discomfort in Pirates loss
7:20 PM
David Driver / UPI:   Rich Hill, Los Angeles Dodgers shut down Washington Nationals
7:20 PM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Cubs unplug Cardinals' offense, dim their playoff chances
7:20 PM
Nick Piecoro / Arizona Republic:   Diamondbacks Game Day: J.D. Martinez back in the lineup
4:05 PM
Josh Land / Baltimore Sun:   Orioles on deck: What to watch Saturday at Yankees
3:35 PM
USA Today:   Cubs' Willson Contreras suspended for two games after mask throw
3:35 PM
ESPN:   Dodgers' Cody Bellinger ties NL record with 38 home runs
3:00 PM
Paul Skrbina / Chicago Tribune:   Cubs activate Addison Russell from DL before game vs. Cardinals
2:25 PM
Rotoworld.com:   Week That Was: Going Streaking
2:25 PM
Bill Shaikin / Los Angeles Times:   San Francisco has (woeful) Giants problem
1:50 PM
John Harper / New York Daily News:   If Aaron Judge can push Yankees past Red Sox, MVP would be back in play
11:30 AM
Alex Butler / UPI:   Chicago Cubs' John Lackey, Willson Contreras go nuts on umpire for calling ball
11:30 AM
Todd ZolaFantasy / ESPN:   Daily fantasy baseball cheat sheet for Saturday
10:20 AM
Abbey Mastracco / New Jersey Online:   Are the Mets better off without this former prospect?
9:45 AM
Washington Times:   Justin Turner, Daniel Murphy and the product of lift
9:35 AM
ESPN:   Shades of 2011? How the Cardinals again are sneaking up on everyone
9:15 AM
Mike Puma / New York Post:   Rafael Montero keeps up troubling trend for Mets pitchers
9:10 AM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Cardinals lose ground as misplays, missed chances prove costly
9:10 AM
ESPN:   Last living Negro Leagues umpire Bob Motley dies at 94
5:40 AM
Pedro Moura / The Charlotte Observer:   Angels survive Ranger danger
5:05 AM
David Haugh / The Charlotte Observer:   Cubs survive immature outburst from John Lackey - again
3:55 AM
Stefan Stevenson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Rangers reaction: Wild card slipping away as West officially lost
3:55 AM
ESPN:   The Indians' win streak is longer than their call-ups' careers
3:20 AM
Jim Ingraham / UPI:   Cleveland Indians' record streak halted by Kansas City Royals
2:45 AM
Nick Piecoro / Arizona Republic:   Diamondbacks' magic number shrinks with win over Giants
2:20 AM
Gideon Rubin / MLB on Yahoo! Sports:   Ray wins 5th straight as Diamondbacks top Giants 3-2
1:35 AM
MoiseKapenda Bower / UPI:   Houston Astros move closer to AL West title with win over Seattle Mariners
1:35 AM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Tigers' walk-off win a quick-fix remedy to otherwise agonizing season
1:35 AM
Paul Skrbina / Chicago Tribune:   Fielding mistake costs Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez — again
1:15 AM
Nick Piecoro / Arizona Republic:   How much could Diamondbacks' J.D. Martinez land in free agency?
12:25 AM
Associated Press:   Donaldson powers Blue Jays past Colon, Twins for 4-3 win
12:25 AM
Larry Fleisher / UPI:   New York Yankees: Luis Severino baffles Baltimore Orioles
12:25 AM
David Driver / UPI:   Los Angeles Dodgers blank Washington Nationals behind Alex Wood
12:25 AM
Dennis Lin / sandiegouniontribune.com:   Rockies celebrate 2007 team with reunion, win over Padres
12:25 AM
ESPN:   Mets fan gets a kick out of Yankees adopting his thumbs-down gesture
 September 15, 2017 
11:50 PM
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Rafael Montero cools off as Mets drop fifth straight game with loss to Braves
11:15 PM
Associated Press:   Wood, Dodgers bats overpower Nationals 7-0
11:15 PM
Christian Red / New York Daily News:   Luis Severino dominates over eight innings as Yankees rout Orioles, 8-2
11:15 PM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Mahtook's walk-off single, Sanchez's pitching lift Tigers over White Sox
10:10 PM
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:   Pirates Outright Drew Hutchison
9:30 PM
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:   Nothing surprising about Red Sox's AppleGate wrist-slap fine
8:55 PM
Associated Press:   Jim Leyland: Indians' streak ‘great for baseball’
7:10 PM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   Detroit Tigers acquire Angels prospect to complete Justin Upton deal
7:10 PM
Scott LauberESPN / ESPN:   Red Sox Hanley Ramirez misses Friday's game with biceps soreness
6:35 PM
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Amed Rosario, Travis d'Arnaud out of Mets lineup vs. Braves
6:35 PM
Anthony Fenech / Detroit Free Press:   No discipline for Detroit Tigers in umpire hit-by-pitch, MLB concludes
6:00 PM
Chicago Tribune:   Cubs vs. Cardinals
5:40 PM
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:   MLB Announces Fines For Red Sox & Yankees
4:50 PM
Jesse RogersESPN / ESPN:   John Lackey, Willson Contreras ejected after berating plate umpire
4:20 PM
Meg Rowley / Baseball Prospectus:   An Informed State of Joy
4:15 PM
Bill Shaikin / Los Angeles Times:   Dodgers' single-game playoff tickets on sale next week
4:15 PM
Jesse RogersESPN / ESPN:   Cubs' Theo Epstein says bullpen improvement key down the stretch
4:15 PM
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:   Reliever Hector Rondon sidelined with elbow inflammation
3:05 PM
Colleen Kane / Chicago Tribune:   Recovered from fractured jaw, Willy Garcia rejoins White Sox
2:30 PM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Wainwright, Arrieta set to pitch Saturday — just not in a game
1:20 PM
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:   ‘It will be soon:’ Cubs starter Jake Arrieta sees return in sight
12:30 PM
Jesse RogersESPN / ESPN:   Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs' overlooked MVP
12:15 PM
Corey Seidman / CSN Philly:   Phillies-Athletics thoughts: No longer the worst team in baseball
12:10 PM
Scott Gleeson / USA Today:   Indians fever increasing - Friday game sold out, TV ratings soar as win streak hits 22
12:10 PM
Derrick Goold / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Contreras, Zobrist return to Cubs lineup; Cards still waiting on Fowler
11:35 AM
Alex Butler / UPI:   Aaron Judge: New York Yankees star hits two homers in win vs. Baltimore Orioles
11:35 AM
ESPN:   Daily fantasy baseball cheat sheet for Friday
11:35 AM
Paul Skrbina / Chicago Tribune:   Jen-Ho Tseng, Taylor Davis feel nerves in first Cubs starts
11:00 AM
Paul Dehner Jr. / Cincinnati.com:   As A.J. Green fumes, could changes be coming on offense?
10:30 AM
Demetrius Bell / Baseball Prospectus:   All Of This Winning, I've Been Losing My Mind
10:25 AM
Associated Press:   Astros trim magic number to 3 with 5-2 win over Angels
10:25 AM
Bill Shaikin / Los Angeles Times:   Dodgers fan club paints opposing-team parks certain hue of blue
10:25 AM
ESPN:   MLB reviewing pitch by Tigers' Buck Farmer that hit umpire
10:25 AM
ESPN:   This is going to be the wildest October in history
9:25 AM
Eduardo A. Encina / Baltimore Sun:   Despite defeat, Orioles' Chance Sisco comes up with memorable first hits at Yankee Stadium
9:15 AM
Mike Puma / New York Post:   Breaking down 2018 Mets staff: 2 studs and a ton of questions
7:15 AM
Dan Martin / New York Post:   Luis Severino innings limit? Yankees are playing coy
6:55 AM
ESPN:   Victor Robles gives Nationals a glimpse into the future
6:50 AM
Emma Span / SI.com:   Reasons to Root for Each Team in Crowded AL Wild-Card Race
5:10 AM
Pedro Moura / The Charlotte Observer:   Angels fall to the Astros, 5-2
2:50 AM
Rotoworld.com:   Dose: Lord Byron Walks Off
2:50 AM
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:   Nerves get best of Cubs starter Jen-Ho Tseng in major-league debut
1:05 AM
Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Series preview: Cardinals at Cubs
1:05 AM
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Rangers Reaction: After that homestand, 'It doesn't look good'
12:50 AM
Brian Hall / MLB on Yahoo! Sports:   Buxton's 10th-inning blast gives Twins 3-2 win over Jays
12:30 AM
Peter Botte / New York Daily News:   Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez hit back-to-back milestone home runs in Yankees' win
 September 14, 2017 
11:55 PM
Jim Ingraham / UPI:   Cleveland Indians: Late-inning heroics push winning streak to 22
11:55 PM
Larry Fleisher / UPI:   Aaron Judge powers New York Yankees past Baltimore Orioles
11:55 PM
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Rangers pitching falters in 10-4 loss to Mariners
11:55 PM
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:   Cubs closer Wade Davis could go more than one inning to preserve setup men
11:55 PM
Mark Gonzales / Chicago Tribune:   Cubs pull away, top Mets 14-6 to complete sweep
11:20 PM
Kristie Ackert / New York Daily News:   Amed Rosario, Travis d'Arnaud both leave Mets game due to injury
11:20 PM
Associated Press:   Astros OF Jake Marisnick out 6-8 weeks after breaking thumb
10:10 PM
Matt Breen / Philly.com:   Phillies believe Jorge Alfaro can develop in the majors
10:10 PM
Ronald Blum / Associated Press:   Rob Manfred says MLB willing to wait 2 years for Shohei Otani
9:35 PM
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Statcast measurement not only oddity involving Rangers' Gallo
9:35 PM
ESPN:   Turning frowns upside down, Yankees' Todd Frazier has fun with gesture
9:35 PM
Scott Bordow / Arizona Republic:   Arizona Diamondbacks' J.D. Martinez, Zack Godley key win over Colorado Rockies
8:25 PM
Mike Shalin / UPI:   Drew Pomeranz, Boston Red Sox baffle Oakland Athletics
7:50 PM
Jeff Wilson / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:   Beltre: Rangers teammates playing hurt, 'so why can't I?'
7:50 PM
George Sipple / Detroit Free Press:   Who's worse? Detroit Tigers crushed by Chicago White Sox, 17-7
7:50 PM
Associated Press:   MLB hopes to approve Marlins sale before November
7:15 PM
Associated Press:   Rookie Luke Weaver shines again, Cardinals top Reds
7:10 PM
MLB on Yahoo! Sports:   Hit parade: White Sox pound out 25, rout Tigers 17-7
6:55 PM
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:   Jake Marisnick To Undergo Surgery On Fractured Thumb
6:45 PM
Josh Land / Baltimore Sun:   Orioles on deck: What to watch Thursday at Yankees, plus series matchups
6:20 PM
Kyle Downing / MLB Trade Rumors:   Giants Claim Engelb Vielma
6:05 PM
Jorge L. Ortiz / USA Today:   Why the 1916 New York Giants' MLB record 26-game winning streak stands, despite a tie
5:50 PM
David Haugh / Chicago Tribune:   As Cardinals come to town, have Cubs and Joe Maddon earned back your trust?
5:25 PM
Tom Verducci / SI.com:   Why Star Red Sox Rookies Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi Value Contact Over Power
4:55 PM
Gabe Lacques / USA Today:   Why it's wrong to attendance-shame Indians fans during their record winning streak
4:55 PM
Stu Durando / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Weaver wins again as Cardinals beat Reds 5-2
4:55 PM
Scott Bordow / Arizona Republic:   Game Day: Diamondbacks jump out to 5-0 lead
3:45 PM
Jeremy Egner / New York Times:   ‘Game of Thrones’ Will Shoot Multiple Endings to Prevent Spoilers
3:15 PM
UPI:   David Price: Boston Red Sox pitcher activated, will serve as reliever
2:40 PM
Stu Durando / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:   Cincinnati scores unearned run for 1-0 lead on Cardinals
2:40 PM
ESPN:   Mariners Felix Hernandez will start Thursday
2:35 PM
Evan Drellich / CSNNE.com:   Planner behind Fenway ‘Racism is American’ banner explains anti-racist statement
1:55 PM
Jason Mastrodonato / Boston Herald:   Farrell: David Price to pitch out of Red Sox bullpen in multi-inning role
1:30 PM
Chris Kuc / Chicago Tribune:   Series preview: White Sox at Tigers
12:55 PM
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:   Paul Goldschmidt and J.D. Martinez: Powerful bromance blooms in desert for Diamondbacks
12:55 PM
Scott LauberESPN / ESPN:   Red Sox activate David Price who will pitch out of bullpen
12:25 PM
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:   Red Sox Activate David Price
11:45 AM
Christopher D Thomas / Detroit Free Press:   Detroit Tigers reliever Arcenio Leon clears waivers, now a free agent