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Star-studded Padres and Mets square off in wild-card round
— For two teams that finished second fiddle in their divisions, the Padres and Mets bring an awful lot of star power into the playoffs.
Buck Showalter mum on Game 2 starter for NL Wild Card Series
Mets manager Buck Showalter declined to reveal which pitcher will start Game 2 of the NL Wild Card Series.
Angels GM says star Shohei Ohtani's $30M deal 'step one'
Angels GM Perry Minasian said the one-year, $30M deal given to Shohei Ohtani is "step one" to keeping him long term.
Cardinals to start Jose Quintana, Miles Mikolas vs. Phillies
St. Louis pitcher Jose Quintana will start in Game 1 of the NL wild-card series against the Phillies, while Miles Mikolas gets the ball for Game 2.
Manoah, Blue Jays vs Castillo, Mariners in playoff opener
— There’s a whole lot riding on Alek Manoah’s first career playoff start, but the Toronto Blue Jays All-Star right-hander isn’t the least bit fazed about facing the Seattle Mariners in Friday’s wild-card opener.