MLB : MLB Look Ahead

Yankees trying to prevent Red Sox clincher

Yankees trying to prevent Red Sox clincher

The Sports Xchange

September 19 The Boston Red Sox are trying to secure their third straight American League East title while the New York Yankees are preventing it from happening and auditioning potential starting pitchers for the wild-card game. FULL STORY

Braves, Freeman ready for a fight from Phillies

Braves, Freeman ready for a fight from Phillies

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September 19 The Phillies get the Braves in Philadelphia for three games to end the regular season, but it may not matter after the teams' four-game series at SunTrust Park starting Thursday night. FULL STORY

Buehler looks to pitch Dodgers to sweep of Rockies

Buehler looks to pitch Dodgers to sweep of Rockies

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September 18 A rookie in name only at this point, the Los Angeles Dodgers are merely looking at Walker Buehler now as simply a big-game pitcher. FULL STORY

Red Sox can clinch division in series opener vs. Yanks

Red Sox can clinch division in series opener vs. Yanks

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September 18 The last time the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox got together on July 1, Aaron Hicks hit three homers and David Price was roughed up. It added up to an 11-1 rout for the Yankees and both teams exited Yankee Stadium FULL STORY

Division lead up for grabs as Dodgers host Rockies

Division lead up for grabs as Dodgers host Rockies

The Sports Xchange

September 18 The Los Angeles Dodgers will send their longtime staff ace to the mound Tuesday in a key National League West clash, while the Colorado Rockies will have their difference maker poised for another second-half masterpiece. FULL STORY

Yelich's hot bat leads Brewers against Reds

Yelich's hot bat leads Brewers against Reds

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September 17 The Milwaukee Brewers' outfielder has been on a tear since the All-Star break, establishing himself as a leading candidate for National League MVP honors. His already-impressive resume was bolstered Monday night when he hit for the cycle for the second time FULL STORY

Rockies, Dodgers battle in big series for NL West lead

Rockies, Dodgers battle in big series for NL West lead

The Sports Xchange

September 17 There will be no need for scoreboard watching when the National League West leaders meet Monday at Dodger Stadium, at least not the out-of-town scoreboard anyway. FULL STORY

Fun-loving Cubs visit fading Diamondbacks

Fun-loving Cubs visit fading Diamondbacks

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September 17 The Cubs have played some of their best baseball here in crunch time, a stretch that has taken a big bite out of the Diamondbacks' playoff chances. FULL STORY

Astros, Mariners looking to win season series

Astros, Mariners looking to win season series

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September 17 After the news broke that Astros third baseman Alex Bregman had accomplished something never previously done by a player at his position, someone somewhere suggested he'd receive the Barry Bonds treatment FULL STORY

Cardinals, Braves square off in pivotal series

Cardinals, Braves square off in pivotal series

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September 17 Miles Mikolas (15-4, 2.99 ERA) will start for the visiting Cardinals, with fellow right-hander Mike Foltynewicz (11-9, 2.66) getting the call for the National League East-leading Braves at SunTrust Park. FULL STORY

 

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