The Yankees, Astros, Braves and Dodgers are in. Here's which other teams could punch their October tickets soon and how the playoff field looks right now.
The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's final year as San Francisco manager.
Right-hander Domingo German will miss both the rest of the regular season and the postseason following his placement on administrative leave, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.
In the playoffs, fastballs get faster. And no one crushes the fastest fastballs like Los Angeles. Could that superpower be the difference this fall?