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Auction house offers fan $2M for Judge's HR ball

The owner of a sports memorabilia auction house said he has offered $2 million to the fan who caught New York Yankees star Aaron Judge's American League-record 62nd home run Tuesday night. ... Continue Reading

Nevin loses interim tag, to manage Angels in '23

Phil Nevin, who led the Angels to a 46-59 record after being named interim manager when Joe Maddon was fired in June, will be the team's full-time manager for the 2023 season ... Continue Reading

Showalter says Marte unlikely for wild-card series

Mets manager Buck Showalter said Wednesday it's a long shot that Starling Marte would be available for the wild-card series but "never say never." ... Continue Reading

2022 MLB playoffs: Schedules, postseason bracket, analysis and updates

All the latest information about the teams, storylines and highlights of the 2022 MLB postseason. ... Continue Reading

Frick baseball broadcasting award finalists named

Boston's Joe Castiglione, the Mets' Gary Cohen and former major leaguers Dave Campbell, Steve Stone, Duane Kuiper and Ernie Johnson Sr. are among the 10 finalists for the Hall of Fame's 2023 Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting. ... Continue Reading

With lead in batting race, McNeil sits out finale

With a four-point lead in the big league batting race, Jeff McNeil was not in the Mets' starting lineup Wednesday for their regular-season finale. ... Continue Reading

Judge out of Yanks' lineup for finale after 62nd HR

Aaron Judge wasn't in the starting lineup for the Yankees' regular-season finale Wednesday, a day after his 62nd home run that broke Roger Maris' AL single-season record. ... Continue Reading

Braves complete turnaround, clinch NL East title

The Braves sealed their fifth consecutive NL East title Tuesday night by defeating the Marlins and earned a first-round bye as the No. 2 seed in the National League. ... Continue Reading

Trout rues Angels' 'frustrating' year, eyes rebound

Mike Trout is uncertain how long it might take for the Angels to become a contender again given the changes ahead with owner Arte Moreno's plans to sell the club following an eighth straight year missing the playoffs. ... Continue Reading

Nats GM calls Strasburg's 2023 status 'a mystery'

GM Mike Rizzo called the Nationals' 2022 season "a disappointment." A major question for the team in 2023 will be the availability of injury-plagued Stephen Strasburg, who's thrown just 31⅓ innings over the past three seasons combined. ... Continue Reading

Verlander, bullpen blank Phils, lose no-no in 9th

Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros' bullpen lost their bid at a combined no-hitter in the ninth inning, but dominated the Philadelphia Phillies in a 10-0 win Tuesday night. ... Continue Reading

Fan not saying what he'll do with Judge HR ball

Fan Cory Youmans caught Aaron Judge's AL-record-setting 62nd home run on the fly. The Dallas man said he hasn't decided what to do with the valuable souvenir. ... Continue Reading

Cards' Helsley downplays finger injury after exit

Cardinals closer Ryan Helsley left in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's 8-7 win against the Pirates with a jammed right middle finger but said he should be ready for the start of the playoffs Friday. ... Continue Reading

Cole sets Yanks strikeout record, passing Guidry

Yankees right-hander Gerrit Cole surpassed Ron Guidry's single-season franchise record with his major league-leading 249th strikeout Tuesday night against Texas. ... Continue Reading

From star rookies to extremely good -- and bad -- finishes: The stats and storylines we're watching on MLB season's final day

How many teams will win 100 games? What will Ohtani do on the mound and at the plate in his final act of 2022? What we're watching as the regular season comes to a close. ... Continue Reading