Jorge Alfaro’s 5th walk-off boosts Padres in Wild Card race

SAN DIEGO – This time, Jorge Alfaro did not even need to swing. The Padres’ walk-off king merely watched Craig Kimbrel’s 3-2 fastball tail a number of inches off the skin nook of the plate. He turned to the house dugout in surprised disbelief. Sure, Alfaro had already set a franchise report with 4 walk-off … Read more

CLINCHED! Cardinals claim 2022 NL Central crown, fourth consecutive playoff berth

MILWAUKEE — The first objective the Cardinals set for themselves in spring coaching, the gateway objective that might get them into the postseason and nearer to attaining their loftiest ambition, can also be the one Nolan Arenado has introduced up a number of instances in current weeks as a reminder. What the Cardinals do usually, … Read more

Mariners who could get contract extensions

This story was excerpted from Daniel Kramer’s Mariners Beat e-newsletter. To learn the total e-newsletter, click on right here. Mrs subscribe to get it often in your inbox. SEATTLE — Luis Castillo’s temporary two months with the Mariners have been maybe a microcosm of the place Seattle’s entrance workplace stands and the way far it … Read more

No homers for Aaron Judge as the Yankees lose to the Blue Jays

TORONTO — With one other 4 journeys to dwelling plate already below Aaron Judge’s belt, none of them producing a deep drive that the world has been ready for, alternative knocked late on Monday night. Finally, he had a second the place nobody on the Yankees’ bench would have been overtly pulling for a ball … Read more

Dodgers tie franchise wins report, clinch home-field advantage through NLCS

LOS ANGELES — With a 4-1 win over the Cardinals on Sunday at Dodger Stadium, the Dodgers have matched the franchise’s single-season report with 106 wins. They turned the primary crew ever to win 106 or extra video games in three consecutive full seasons (2019, ’21). “It’s superb,” Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts mentioned. “You’re plenty … Read more

Madison Bumgarner won’t pitch again in the 2022 season

PHOENIX — The D-backs closed out the dwelling a part of their schedule Sunday afternoon as they fell, 3-2, to the Giants, however the information of the day got here earlier than the recreation began when Arizona supervisor Torey Lovullo mentioned veteran left-hander Madison Bumgarner wouldn’t pitch again this yr. Bumgarner, 33, is wholesome, Lovullo … Read more