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Brewers HR king Braun announces retirement
Ryan Braun, who leads the Milwaukee Brewers with 352 career home runs and ranks near the top of almost every offensive category for the franchise, has officially announced his retirement.[read more]

Astros place Brantley on IL with knee soreness
Astros left fielder Michael Brantley, whose .315 batting average puts him among the American League leaders, has been placed on the IL with knee soreness.[read more]

Yelich to give away 10,000 tickets to Cards series
Brewers star Christian Yelich is purchasing 10,000 tickets to an upcoming home series and giving them away for free, the team announced Wednesday.[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 crew Wednesday night. "I just didn't want all of them behind the tarp, especially with the infield in," he said.[read more]

Padres put Snell on IL, sign Velasquez to minors
The San Diego Padres placed lefty Blake Snell in the 10-day injured list due to a left adductor groin strain and signed veteran righty Vince Velasquez to a minor league deal.[read more]

Maddon: 'Surprised' if Trout returns to play in '21
Angels star Mike Trout isn't expected to play the rest of the season, according to manager Joe Maddon.[read more]

MLB playoffs 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]

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]

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]