The Chicago Cubs won the National League Central on Thursday, becoming the first major league team this season to clinch a division title when St. Louis lost 6-2 at San Francisco.
Jon Lester pitched eight dominant innings and Anthony Rizzo hit a pair of home runs as the Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis 7-0 on Wednesday to clinch a Major League playoff berth.
J.J. Hardy, Nolan Reimold and Jonathan Schop homered as the Baltimore Orioles beat Boston 6-3 on Tuesday to pull within two games of the Red Sox at the top of the American League East division.
Kyle Hendricks took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before giving up Jeremy Hazelbaker's leadoff homer as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Monday to close in on the National League Central division crown in Major League Baseball.
Boston's David Ortiz hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning that lifted the Red Sox to an 11-8 win at Toronto on Sunday, opening a two-game lead on the Blue Jays at the top of the American League East division.
Adonis Garcia's tiebreaking single in the 10th inning drove in Dansby Swanson, and the Braves snapped the Mets' six-game winning streak with a 4-3 win.
Taiwanese baseball veteran Chen Chin-feng of the visiting Lamigo Monkeys tips his hat to the crowd in a game in Taichung, Sunday, Sept. 11.
Rookie Tyler Austin hit a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the New York Yankees their season-high fifth straight victory, 5-4 over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.
Stephen Strasburg winced and, no doubt, so did everyone else who supports the Washington Nationals.
Texas' Elvis Andrus had a homer and three doubles to lead the Rangers to a 10-7 win at slumping Seattle on Tuesday, maintaining their comfortable lead atop the American League West division.