Thursday Sep 11
The Washington Post
Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was driven off the field in an ambulance Thursday night in a 4-2 loss to Milwaukee. Marlins manager Mike Redmond said he expected Stanton would miss the rest of the season.
MLB Playoff Race: Teams in Desperate Need of a Big Weekend
While some teams have just about punched their ticket to the postseason, there are others that are struggling during the last month of the regular season. So who are the MLB teams in need of a big weekend to remain in the playoff race? The Brewers have lost nine straight games and have gone from leading the National League Central to being in second place in the wild-card race.
Major League Baseball
MLB Notebook: Kershaw king of the hill
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Detroit Free Press
Ned Yost takes a more even-keeled approach as Royals surge to first in AL Central
The circumstances are almost identical. Ned Yost manages a young, mostly homegrown team that hasn't reached the postseason in decades, just like he did in Milwaukee.
The New Zealand Herald
Ortiz's 2 HRs, 6 RBIs power Red Sox over Astros
David Ortiz hit a pair of two-run homers, including his 400th in a Red Sox uniform, and drove in a career high-equaling six runs to power Boston past the Houston Astros 10-7.