Lucas Giolito took a perfect game into the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox used three home runs for a 4-1 victory over the host Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of their American League first-round playoff series on Tuesday.
The Chicago White Sox were still in business mode on the day of their first playoff game since 2008 as right-hander Steve Cishek was released and left-hander Ross Detwiler elected free agency on Tuesday.
The Minnesota Twins left third baseman Josh Donaldson off their roster for the American League wild-card series against the Houston Astros as he deals with a calf injury.
The Houston Astros and first baseman Yuli Gurriel agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension for the 2021 season, plus a team option for 2022, the club announced Tuesday.
Former major league outfielder Jay Johnstone, who was known as both an elite pinch hitter and one of baseball's most famous pranksters of his day, has died at age 74.
The New York Yankees stumbled to the No. 5 seed in the American League playoff standings, but that hasn't deterred bettors or sportsbooks when it comes to their postseason prospects.
A rematch of the 2003 National League Championship Series that featured the infamous Steve Bartman incident highlights the matchups for Major League Baseball's wild-card round.
Harrison Bader powered the playoff-bound St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 win Sunday over visiting Milwaukee, but the Brewers were still the big winners as they grabbed the last spot in the National League postseason.
The Los Angeles Angels fired general manager Billy Eppler in a move Sunday that comes after he hired Joe Maddon as the team's manager and locked in superstar Mike Trout to a 12-year, $426.5 million contract over the past 18 months.
The Miami Marlins could head into the postseason with a couple of injury concerns after outfielder Starling Marte and right-hander Jose Urena left Sunday's game against the New York Yankees.