Robbie Ray continued his streak of post-injury dominance, striking out 12 while allowing only two runs in six innings of work. J.D. Martinez (2) and Paul Goldschmidt (1), both provided home runs to help back Ray, and Archie Bradley notched his first big league save to secure the win for Arizona.
In what may be a preview of things to come over the next several years, Archie Bradley notched his first career save to lock down the win in the series finale against the San Diego Padres. The hard-throwing right-hander pitched a perfect inning, striking out all three batters he faced.
The PCL MVP who went 30/100 will join Arizona to contribute his bat to the team’s playoff run. To make roster space, Rubby De La Rosa was moved to the 60-day DL, all but officially ending his season, regardless of Arizona’s playoff success.
Joseph Jacquez examines why the Dodgers should make sure not to take Arizona lightly once the NLDS rolls around.
The Indians are no longer flying under the radar and have now overtaken Houston for the best record in the AL.
The slugging Yankees’ rookie joins Mark McGwire, who hit 49 in 1987, as the only other rookie to swat 40 long balls in a season.
C.C. Sabathia and Jake Odorizzi will face off on Monday in a game with playoff implications. The Tampa Bay Rays will be the “home team”, despite the game being played in New York, the result of Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida.