Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

2022 MLB playoffs: Schedule, game times, TV channel, live stream, format as Wild Card Series kicks off Friday

The 12-team MLB playoffs get started later this week with the best-of-three Wild Card Series

Yankees' Aaron Judge misses out on Triple Crown as Twins' Luis Arraez wins AL batting title

Judge, the likely AL MVP, finished the regular season with a .311 batting average

MLB playoff picture: Bracket, standings, new format explained with 12-team postseason field set

The 2022 MLB playoffs kick off Friday with the Wild Card Series

Aaron Judge is much more than a home run hitter, and the Yankees cannot afford to lose him

The single-season AL home run king will test the waters of free agency after a historic season

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

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

From Ruben Rivera to Aaron Judge: How the Yankees turned a top prospect into a 62-HR hitter 30 years later

The transactions tree that landed Aaron Judge in pinstripes started three decades ago

2022 MLB awards: Picks for MVP, Cy Young and more as Aaron Judge bests Shohei Ohtani

The 2022 MLB season is just about in the books, so let's hand out some hardware

Starling Marte unlikely to be ready for Wild Card Series with broken finger

Marte was hit by a pitch on Sept. 6 and still cannot hold a bat or a ball

Longest MLB playoff droughts: Angels, Tigers take top spot on list as Mariners, Phillies clinch berths

Mike Trout and the Angels haven't played postseason baseball since 2014

Nationals' Nelson Cruz, 42, hints at wanting to return for 2023 MLB season

Cruz has had a tough season in Washington, but he doesn't seem quite ready to call it a career

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

Shohei Ohtani contract: Angels sign two-way star to $30 million contract for 2023, avoiding arbitration

Ohtani remains on track to become a free agent next offseason

Aaron Judge home runs: How to watch Yankees vs. Orioles, TV channel, live stream as slugger aims for No. 62

The AL MVP favorite is one homer away from breaking Roger Maris' AL record

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com, and YESNetwork.com. Mike is a native New Yorker.

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