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Real or not? Matt Kemp’s revival weekend saved Dodgers’ season

With Matt Kemp playing hero again, L.A. took over the NL West lead, beating the Diamondbacks in the best series of the season.

MLB Roundtable: Shohei Ohtani’s Rookie of the Year case and what’s next

With the Angels' two-way sensation returning to the mound for the first time since an elbow injury in June, we assess his season so far -- and his future.

Cubs rotation enters the stretch run ready to dominate

After struggling for months, Chicago's playoff-tested starting pitching finally looks ready to provide an edge over the rest of the NL.

Cubs ignore Maddon, go deep to beat Nola, Phillies

Chicago has been getting primed for the playoffs by beating some of the NL's top pitchers, with Aaron Nola the latest victim.

Your guide to the final month of baseball’s regular season

With some wild playoff races, wide-open MVP pictures and several players trying to make (or miss) history, September is sure to be a fun ride.

Hill’s solid Oakland return puts LA back in first

By Ken Gurnick OAKLAND -- Grant Holmes is working his way back from a torn rotator cuff and hasn't pitched this year. Jharel Cotton missed the season with Tommy John surgery. Frankie Montas has split time between Oakland and Triple-A. But 38-year-old Rich Hill -- who was acquired with Josh Reddick from...

Soto passes Mantle with 14th HR as teenager

By Jamal Collier Outfielder tied for 5th among young sluggers WASHINGTON -- Juan Soto's latest home run, in the first inning of the nightcap of Tuesday's Nationals day-night doubleheader against the Braves, launched the 19-year-old into rarefied air. Though, Washington was unable to...

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