Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

MLB scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Dodgers blow out Rockies and move into first place in NL West

Plus the NL clinched the season interleague series. Here's what you need to know about Monday's action

Brewers' Christian Yelich becomes fifth player in MLB history with two cycles in one season

Yelich collected his second cycle of the year Monday night, both against the Reds

How to fix baseball? Two ways MLB can improve its product without changing the game on the field

The best thing MLB can do for baseball is make it more accessible

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

Marlins manager Don Mattingly reunites with fan 30 years after cancer diagnosis

Mattingly and Jay Handy originally met in 1988 at Fenway Park

Yankees' Aaron Judge returns from broken wrist, but with a bit of a catch

Judge will only play defense and pinch-run for the time being

Gregory Polanco's rehab will cost him time in 2019, and it could shape the Pirates' offseason

Polanco underwent shoulder surgery earlier this week and could be out until June 2019

Baseball's next star Cuban prospects are now reportedly eligible to sign with MLB teams

Victor Victor Mesa and his brother Victor Jr. are officially free agent

MLB scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Red Sox win 100 games for first time since 1946

Plus the Brewers and A's are just one game behind the Cubs and Yankees, respectively

Felix Hernandez reportedly considered walking away from baseball after demotion to bullpen

Teammates, former teammates, and Hernandez's wife helped keep him on track

Marlins-Mets rainout could have a big impact on Jacob deGrom's Cy Young chances

Jacob deGrom is potentially going to lose a start due to the rainout

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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