MLB playoff field is set! Why 2022 postseason could be best ever

AP Photo/Hakim Wright The regular season is officially in the books (OK, maybe there is still a game or two trickling slowly to its finish as you read this) and the 2022 MLB playoffs are set to start Friday — and this year’s postseason could be epic. In addition to a new format that features … Read more

Atlanta Braves RHP Spencer Strider on 15-day IL for strained oblique

The Atlanta Braves have placed right-hander Spencer Strider on the 15-day injured list with a strained left oblique muscle. The move is retroactive to Sept. 21 and Strider has not pitched since last Sunday. After that 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, Strider told the team he didn’t feel right. The Braves said Tuesday they … Read more

Atlanta Braves’ Spencer Strider strikes out 16 for team record in win

ATLANTA — Rookie Spencer Strider had 16 strikeouts to set a Braves record for a nine-inning game and allowed just two hits in eight innings to lead Atlanta to a 3-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night. Strider fanned his last two batters with two runners on base in the eighth — with … Read more