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Los Angeles Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani fist-bumps Angels employees as he heads onto the field to receive the Angels team MVP Award before a game at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Sept. 30.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 7, 2023
Ohtani among seven players to receive qualifying offer
Ohtani is the favorite to win the American League's MVP award, though elbow and oblique injuries forced an early end to his season.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani steals second base against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, on Sept. 3.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 7, 2023
Ohtani nominated as finalist for AL MVP award
Corey Seager and Marcus Semien of the Rangers, as well as Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels, are finalists for the American League MVP Award.
Buffaloes starter Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches against the Tigers in Game 6 of the Japan Series at Kyocera Dome Osaka on Saturday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 5, 2023
Buffaloes to allow ace pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto to move to MLB
The move was widely expected before the Buffaloes made it official.
Texas Rangers relief pitcher Jose Leclerc (left) and catcher Jonah Heim celebrate after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 3 of the World Series at Chase Field in Phoenix on Monday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 31, 2023
Rangers bounce back to down Diamondbacks and lead World Series
The Rangers suffered an early blow when starter Max Scherzer was pulled from the mound after just 36 scoreless pitches with an apparent back injury.
Texas Rangers right fielder Adolis Garcia hits a home run during the third inning of game seven in the ALCS against the Houston Astros for the 2023 MLB playoffs at Minute Maid Park, Houston, on Monday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 24, 2023
Rangers beat Astros to advance to World Series
The Rangers claimed the best-of-seven series 4-3 and advanced to the World Series for the third time in franchise history and the first time since 2011.
Diamondbacks starter Merrill Kelley pitches against the Phillies during Game 6 of the National League Championship Series in Philadelphia on Monday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 24, 2023
Diamondbacks outplay Phillies to force Game 7 in NLCS
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo got an earful from Merrill Kelly upon pulling the right-hander in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series Monday.
Bryce Harper rounds the bases after hitting a sixth-inning home run against the Diamondbacks in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series in Phoenix on Saturday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 22, 2023
Phillies rip Diamondbacks to seize NLCS lead
Philadelphia can reach a second straight World Series with a win in Game 6 on Monday.
Astros center fielder Chas McCormick hits a two-run homer against the Rangers during the seventh inning in Game 4 of the ALCS in Arlington, Texas, on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 20, 2023
Astros dominate Rangers on road to pull even in ALCS
The Astros have won 18 of their past 21 road games dating back to the regular season.
Astros shortstop Jeremy Pena hits against the Rangers during Game 3 of the ALCS in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 19, 2023
Cristian Javier shines again as Astros beat Rangers in Game 3
Cristian Javier had another strong postseason performance to help the Astros win Game 3 of the ALCS.
Phillies left fielder Kyle Schwarber rounds the bases after his sixth-inning home run against the Diamondbacks during Game 2 of the NLCS in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
BASEBALL
Oct 18, 2023
Phillies hammer Diamondbacks to take 2-0 NLCS lead
Seventy-five of the 89 teams to take a 2-0 lead in a best-of-seven series have won the series.
The Phillies' Nick Castellanos rounds the bases after hitting his second home run against the Braves in Game 4 of the NLDS in Philadelphia on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 13, 2023
Nick Castellanos homers twice to power Phillies into to NLCS
The Phillies will host the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 1 of the best-of-seven National League Championship Series on Monday.
The Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte reacts after hitting a home run against the Dodgers in the third inning of the NLDS in Phoenix, Arizona, on Wednesday.
BASEBALL
Oct 12, 2023
Upstart Diamondbacks finish off sweep of Dodgers
The win was the latest chapter in the D-Backs' improbable and impressive playoff run.
Twins reliever Kenta Maeda pitches against the Astros during the sixth inning of their ALDS Game 3 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Tuesday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 11, 2023
Kenta Maeda allows a run as Astros clobber Twins to lead ALDS
The Twins cannot afford another loss if they are to reach their first ALCS in 21 seasons.
The Rangers celebrate after defeating the Orioles in Game 3 of the AL Division Series to advance to the ALCS in Arlington, Texas, on Tuesday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 11, 2023
Rangers cap one-sided sweep of Orioles and advance to ALCS
The Rangers are headed to their first ALCS since making back-to-back World Series appearances in 2010 and '11.
The Rangers' Mitch Garver connects on a grand slam against the Orioles during Game 2 of the ALDS in Baltimore on Sunday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 9, 2023
Mitch Garver's grand slam helps Rangers push Orioles to brink
The Rangers lead the best-of-five series 2-0 and will host Game 3 on Tuesday.
Twins reliever Kenta Maeda allowed two runs and four hits, walked two and struck out two over two innings in the team's ALDS Game 1 defeat in Houston on Saturday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 8, 2023
Twins' Kenta Maeda gives up two runs as Astros win ALDS Game 1
Maeda survived a two-on jam in the fourth inning, but failed to stem the tide by giving up RBI singles to Jose Abreu and Chas McCormick in the fifth.
Blue Jays pitcher Yusei Kikuchi leaves the mound during the fifth inning against the Twins during Game 2 of their playoff series in Minnesota on Wednesday. The Twins won 2-0.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 5, 2023
Yusei Kikuchi stumbles as Twins sweep Blue Jays out of playoffs
Yusei Kikuchi made his first relief appearance of 2023 in a surprise pitching change that proved costly for the Toronto Blue Jays
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a home run against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Center in Toronto on July 28.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 2, 2023
Ohtani becomes first Japanese MLB home run champion
The two-way star achieved the feat despite playing in just 135 games before undergoing season-ending elbow surgery last month.
Chicago Cubs right fielder Seiya Suzuki hits a one run double against the San Francisco Giants during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field, Chicago, on Monday.
BASEBALL / MLB / Baseball
Sep 6, 2023
Seiya Suzuki looks to stay hot as Cubs take on Giants
Cubs right fielder Seiya Suzuki is off to a sizzling start in September.
Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels seemingly winces in pain after taking a check-swing during batting practice on Monday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.
BASEBALL / MLB / Baseball
Sep 5, 2023
Ohtani scratched from Angels' lineup with oblique tightness
The club's announcement came an hour before the game against the Baltimore Orioles started. Ohtani was set to bat second.

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