Matt Snyder

CBS Sports Writer /

Cubs rule Brandon Morrow out for the remainder of the season; examining their remaining options at closer

Theo Epstein made the announcement before Tuesday night's game

The Padres haven't been good for a while, but that might change in a few years

Looking ahead with some Padres optimism as the 2018 season comes to a close

After major funk, Cubs rotation has settled in and kicking it into high gear

The foursome of Lester, Hendricks, Quintana and Hamels has been outstanding for weeks

D-Backs' Paul Goldschmidt, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo managed to turn things around after cold starts

Both sluggers have been excellent since mid-May, especially Goldschmidt

Brewers' Wade Miley has gone from scrap heap pickup to likely important playoff starter

Miley might even be the Brewers starter in the NL Wild Card Game

MLB Power Rankings: It's time to hold myself accountable for the good, bad and ugly preseason picks

Breaking down what Matt Snyder got right, what he got wrong, plus a toast to a great finish to the season

MLB scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Wainwright dominates Dodgers, shaking up NL West and Wild Card

Plus, the Rockies ride pitching, Diamondbacks keep losing and much more

MLB scores, schedule, live team updates, news: Puig's three homers help put Dodgers in first place

Plus the Indians clinch the AL Central, Juan Soto does something no teenager had ever done before and more from Saturday

The David Wright insurance mess is a perfect reason why Mets fans deserve better from ownership

The Wilpon family continues to be one of the worst ownership groups in baseball

Walk-off balk wins Northwest League title for Cubs' Class A affiliate

The Eugene Emeralds are champions, despite a losing record

This might be Nolan Arenado's best shot to win MVP, but Rockies teammate Trevor Story is surging past him

The NL MVP field has never been more wide open, but Story is stealing Arenado's thunder

Athletics starter Sean Manaea needs shoulder surgery, expected to be out through the 2019 season

Oakland's patchwork rotation won't get back arguably its most talented arm

Red Sox ace Chris Sale returns, which could help clear up an injury-riddled AL Cy Young race

Chris Sale should be the front-runner, but he's only thrown 146 innings

MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers, Rockies, D-Backs could push NL West race down to the wire

Also, this is shocking (note sarcasm), but the Red Sox are No. 1

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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