What's still at stake the final week of the regular season
With seven days left to play, only one National League team has clinched a playoff spot. From the races to be decided to the awards chases, here's your guide to the homestretch.
Real or not? Dodgers have a week to show they're best in West
L.A. appears to be better than the Rockies in every way, yet the NL West race is going down to the wire. Can the Dodgers seal the deal?
Pennant chase at a glance: NL spots still up for grabs
We're down to five teams fighting for four playoff berths in the National League. Here's what you need to know heading into the final week.
NL's postseason scramble provides last-week drama
The American League might be riding high, but the National League teams that must win or go home will command center stage.
Records that could fall in final week of MLB season
From the difference between teams at the top of the standings and those at the bottom to the number of balls in play, it has been a historic season in the majors.
Schwarber could be Cubs' October X factor
Kyle Schwarber already has shown that he's comfortable on the biggest stage, so why should this postseason be any different?
Cubs counting on Javier Baez to keep them covered at shortstop
Add this to the roaming infielder's MVP campaign -- he's the Cubs' instant answer to their unexpected need for an everyday shortstop.
Greg Allen walks it off for Indians in 11th
Aiming to escape pinstriped anonymity, Aaron Hicks helps Yankees clinch
The center fielder's latest big hit put the Bombers over the top, but is it just setting the stage for October heroics?
Yankees clinch playoff berth with Hicks' walk-off double in 11th
Aaron Hicks drives in Did Gregorius to send the Yankees to a 3-2 win over the Orioles and clinch a Wild Card spot.
The return of Moneyball?
With so many homer-or-strikeout hitters, it's time to re-emphasize putting bat on ball and getting on base. Plus the stats behind the Rays' openers.
In baseball, 5-foot-9 is the new 6-foot-4
In baseball, 5-foot-9 is the new 6-4. Boston's Mookie Betts and Cleveland's equally compact Jose Ramirez are pint-sized sluggers who are built for big moments.
Ohtani, 'openers' and Moneyball 2.0: My 10 favorite MLB stories of 2018
We've seen historic rookies, a pitching revolution and more Billy Beane magic. As October looms, it's been a great year in baseball.
Put it on the board, Hawk Harrelson's career unlike any other
After five decades in the booth, baseball's most old-school announcer retires with a legacy nobody can be neutral about.
Braves' young talent wins them NL East
You know all about Ronald Acuna, but what about Johan Camargo? These lesser-known names on contenders could make (or break) your team's October hopes.
How will the National League wild-card race shake out? Who will take home MVP in the American League? Our experts take a crack at predicting how the final month will unfold.
A Dodgers-Astros rematch? Sorry, but we can do better. From classics revisited to powerhouse showdowns, we look at the best -- and worst -- 2018 Fall Classic possibilities.