Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez launched back-to-back homers, and Didi Gregorius also went deep as the Yankees continued to fire on all cylinders in pursuit of a postseason berth, completing a series sweep of the Twins with an 11-3 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
Giancarlo Stanton delivered a two-run homer off Erik Goeddel in the eighth inning at Marlins Park on Wednesday. The blast, No. 56, punctuated the Marlins' 9-2 victory over the Mets, completing the three-game sweep.
Should the Colorado Rockies miss qualifying for the postseason, their season-ending tale of woe likely will include their 4-0 loss Wednesday to the San Francisco Giants. The outcome sealed a two-game series win for the Giants, who hampered the Rockies' bid to secure the National League's second Wild Card.
The young Yankees busted out the bats in convincing fashion in Wednesday afternoon's 11-3 win over the Twins, as Aaron Judge cracked his American League-leading 45th home run in the third inning, going back-to-back with fellow "Baby Bomber" Gary Sanchez off right-hander Bartolo Colon.
MLB's 10-team postseason field includes 2 Wild Card clubs meeting in a 1-game playoff in each league (Oct. 3 & 4) for the right to compete in the best-of-5 Division Series (2-2-1 format). The LCS and World Series are best of 7 games (2-3-2 format).
The Astros didn't change what Harvey did to Houston. Didn't save a life or repair a home. The Astros just did what sports can sometimes do at times like this, in places like this. They just produced some normalcy for a few hours a day. Provided a welcome distraction. They made people cheer.
Fans may not help decide the outcome of baseball games, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate when they too flash the leather. The group of nominees for the Esurance MLB Award for Best Fan Catch marveled with their creativity as they reeled in mementos from the contest they paid to see.
A young fan was struck by a batted ball in the fifth inning of the Yankees' 11-3 win against the Twins on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium, briefly halting play on the field while the child received medical attention.
Is this the year anarchy envelopes the MLB standings and a mess of math and travel overtakes the early part of the postseason schedule? One figures it's bound to happen eventually, and a 2017 season with a crazy assortment of clubs still in contention with scant weeks remaining -- especially in that American League Wild Card race -- is a good candidate for chaos.
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