Cardinals win 4-3 and eliminate Nationals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran was unaware that he had gone a season-long 24 games without a home run. “I don’t think about things like tha…

Twins shut down Mauer for rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are playing it safe with All-Star catcher Joe Mauer after having seen up close the damage concussions…

Machado leaves with leg injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been taken off the field on a stretcher after injuring his lef…

Braves grab NL East title, beat Cubs 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Freddie Freeman stood at the front of the cramped visiting clubhouse at Wrigley Field. Wearing a champagne-soaked gray T-shir…

Braves grab NL East title, beat Cubs 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — The title was right there, across the front of the soaked gray T-shirts that each of the Atlanta Braves wore. “WE OWN THE EAS…

Yankees honor Rivera in pregame ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) — Humble as ever, Mariano Rivera began his special day by paying tribute to a Hall of Famer. The New York Yankees retired Rive…