Matt Snyder

CBS Sports Writer /

2022 MLB playoff field is set with seeds locked: Wild Card Series schedule and format explained

We now know the road each team has through the playoffs to the World Series

MLB home run record: List of most home runs in a season, single-season leaders as Aaron Judge passes Maris

Let's take a look at baseball's leaderboards for single-season home runs

Aaron Judge home run ball: Fan who caught No. 62 doesn't disclose plans for piece of history

The fan is Cory Youmans and he caught Judge's shot cleanly with a baseball glove

Mets rookie Francisco Álvarez clubs home run for first career hit

Álvarez was considered a top-10 prospect before the season and recently was promoted to the majors

Justin Verlander caps Cy Young-caliber season with five no-hit innings as Astros blank Phillies

The Astros lost their combined no-hitter in the ninth inning

Braves put down first sac bunt of the season, fail to score

The Braves were nearly the first team in MLB history to go a 162-game season without a single sac bunt

Braves clinch NL East, completing comeback from 10.5-game deficit

The Braves have won the NL East for the fifth consecutive season

Hear 84-year-old Yankees broadcaster John Sterling call Aaron Judge's 62nd home run

Sterling has been the voice of the Yankees since 1989

Aaron Judge home runs: Ranking top 10 homers from Yankees star as he tops Roger Maris' AL single-season record

These are Judge's most memorable home runs of his record-setting 2022 season

Padres clinch second playoff berth since 2006 as NL wild card picture gains clarity

The Padres are a playoff team for the first time in a full season since 2006

NL East race: Braves power up to beat Max Scherzer and the Mets, take division lead

The Braves now have a one-game lead with four games to go

MLB playoff race: Phillies' fortunes turn with win and Brewers loss on wild Saturday

The Phillies had lost 11 of their past 15 games, but their magic number is down to three

Marlins shut down Sandy Alcantara, concluding his Cy Young season

Alcantara is looking to become the first Marlins player to ever win a Cy Young

Mariners clinch postseason berth for first time since 2001, snapping longest MLB playoff drought

The Mariners have made the playoffs for the first time since their record-setting 2001 team

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered every World Series since 2010. The former Indiana University baseball player now lives on the north side of Indianapolis with his wife, daughter and son.

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