So much for any Game No. 162 chaos in baseball: The San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles grabbed the last three playoff spots Sunday, and the October matchups are set.
The head of Taiwan's professional baseball league on Monday said that "poor coordination" by the Sports Administration had resulted in its decision to withdraw Taiwan's team from the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC).
The New York Mets clinched a postseason spot with a 5-3 win over the Phillies to secure the top National League wild card and set off a bubbly celebration that spilled from the visitors' clubhouse onto the field in Philadelphia.
Opening his final weekend with yet another game-winning homer, David Ortiz lined a two-run shot into the right-field stands to break a seventh-inning tie and help the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Friday.
There was no dispute the St. Louis Cardinals shouldn't have won on Yadier Molina's double.
Even though they let a win get away Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox locked up something more important. And as far as they were concerned, an AL East title was certainly worth celebrating.
Aaron Sanchez stayed perfect against the Orioles and kept the Toronto Blue Jays on track for a playoff berth.
Dee Gordon and the Miami Marlins wore their emotions on the sleeves of their No. 16 jerseys. Jose Fernandez would have loved it.
The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fourth straight National League West title in dramatic style as Charlie Culberson homered with two outs in the 10th inning to beat Colorado 4-3 on Sunday.
Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out.