Gomez and Colby Rasmus each hit home runs on the first pitch -- and swinging at the first pitch has been a successful tactic for the Astros in 2015.
It's the final day of the regular season, and we've still got playoff spots and playoff seeding to sort out. Here's what you need to know.
What will the Nationals do to sort out their mess, A look around MLB job openings, World Series hopes and news from around Major League Baseball.
Braun, who says he has known for 'a couple of months' that he'd need surgery, hit .285 with 25 homers and an on-base plus slugging of .854 in 568 plate appearances.
Cardinals GM John Mozeliak made the announcement on Saturday, the day after Martinez was lifted from his start against the Brewers.
Shortstops from the Brewers and Braves and a Cubs catcher are among the top breakout position-player prospects in 2015.
Let's take a look at the clinching scenarios for Saturday, as we make our way toward the end of the regular season.
Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez exited Friday's start after only seven pitches with right shoulder tightness.
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Zack Greinke, Madison Bumgarner, Felix Hernandez and Dallas Keuchel have 18 victories with two starts remaining -- probably -- in the regular season.

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