Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

It's a three-man race for the NL Cy Young involving Nationals' Max Scherzer, Mets' Jacob deGrom and surprising name

Don't forget about Aaron Nola when it comes to the National League Cy Young conversation

MLB scores, schedule, live team updates, news: Cardinals eye playoffs as win streak hits eight

Here is everything you need to know about Wednesday's MLB action

The Cubs traded for a playoff secret weapon from the Royals

Pinch-runner extraordinaire Terrance Gore was traded to the Cubs on Wednesday

Who should the Yankees start in the AL Wild Card Game? There's no clear choice right now

The Wild Card Game is still seven weeks away, of course

The A's are more than a fun underdog story, they're now a legitimate threat to win the AL West

Oakland is only one game back of the Astros in the American League West standings

The Dodgers have had major bullpen issues since losing Kenley Jansen, but the offense has struggled as well

The bullpen issues have made it easy to overlook the team's recent lack of offense

MLB awards: Former Cy Young winner could decide AL Comeback Player of the Year race

Whoever finishes the season the strongest could take home the award

MLB scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Cardinals win sixth straight thanks to another Nationals bullpen meltdown

Plus the Dodgers continue to have bullpen issues. Here is everything you need to know about Monday's MLB action

Dodgers' Kenley Jansen may need second heart procedure during the offseason

Jansen is currently sidelined for at least a month due to an irregular heartbeat

The red-hot Cardinals will use Carlos Martinez out of the bullpen for playoff push

The 26-year-old Martinez will return to the rotation next season

Indians say Leonys Martin was battling a life-threatening bacterial infection days ago

Martin's progress 'will be measured in weeks, not days,' the team says

MLB scores, schedule, live team updates, news: Cubs' walk-off slam steals show from Scherzer-Hamels duel

Plus the Mariners swept the Astros in four games, Chris Sale came back from the disabled list, and much more

With Kenley Jansen out, Dodgers move Kenta Maeda and Ross Stripling to the bullpen

Jansen is expected to miss a month with an irregular heartbeat

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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