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Nats catcher Avila, 34, will retire at end of season
Washington Nationals catcher Alex Avila will retire after the season, the 34-year-old veteran said before a 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.[read more]

Kershaw earns 1st win since June for Dodgers
Clayton Kershaw pitched five sharp innings for his first win since June 27, Gavin Lux and Corey Seager each hit two-run homers and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sliding Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Sunday.[read more]

Padres starter Arrieta exits in 1st with groin strain
Padres pitcher Jake Arrieta departed Sunday's start at St. Louis with a right adductor groin strain after facing six batters.[read more]

Ohtani K's 10 after sore arm had start in doubt
Just days after Angels manager Joe Maddon indicated Shohei Ohtani might not pitch again this season because of a sore right arm, the two-way star was back on the mound Sunday, matching his season high in strikeouts while pitching eight innings.[read more]

Former OF Gose, 31, called up by Indians as LHP
Formerly an outfielder in the big leagues, Anthony Gose, who played for Team USA in the Tokyo Olympics, was called up from the minors by the Cleveland Indians on Monday, this time as a hard-throwing lefty reliever.[read more]

Yankees hope Severino can give bullpen a boost
Former All-Star pitcher Luis Severino was activated by the New York Yankees before Monday's series opener against the Texas Rangers and is in position to make his first major league appearance in nearly two years.[read more]

MLB playoff 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]

Welcome to the playoff push: Breaking down the final 14 days of MLB's regular season
What should fans be watching as September turns into October? We asked our experts to break down baseball's playoff races and storylines.[read more]

Machado yells at Tatis in loss: 'It's not about you'
Manny Machado screamed at teammate Fernando Tatis Jr. in the dugout during the fifth inning.[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]