Looking at which teams have delivered and what you can project for them, there's a huge difference between MLB's elite and the pack in pursuit.
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L.A. has been on top for much of the season, but the Braves, Cubs and Brewers are in hot pursuit.
Baseball has never seen a series quite like the four-game set this weekend in Colorado, which featured a record 92 runs and two epic comebacks.
The teams combined for 92 runs over the course of the series, including a 14-13 Padres victory Sunday.
The Padres and Rockies set a modern-era record by combining for 92 runs in a four-game series, with San Diego pitcher Matt Strahm drawing a pinch-hit, bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to rally past Colorado 14-13 Sunday.
These prospects have something in common: From Vladdy Jr. and Tatis Jr. to Cavan Biggio and Bo Bichette, they're the grateful sons of some of MLB's best.
Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 14-8 on Saturday night in another wild Coors Field game.
Hunter Renfroe hit his third homer of the game in the 12th inning after Fernando Tatis Jr. tied it as part of a six-run rally in the ninth and the San Diego Padres stunned the Colorado Rockies 16-11 on Friday night.
Will Lucas Giolito and Hyun-Jin Ryu keep their amazing runs going? Are the Rangers for real? And what else are we looking forward to this weekend?
Charlie Blackmon homered twice to back a 10-strikeout start from Jon Gray, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 on Thursday night despite two homers from Manny Machado.
Evan Longoria drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the fifth inning after San Diego made two errors, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Padres 4-2 on Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep.
Evan Longoria hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning and made a stellar defensive play in the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Tuesday night.
The top five got reshuffled. Did Houston move past L.A. to No. 1? And did any new teams move into the top 10?
Thanks to the new single trade deadline, the market will be crowded with rival bids for closers like Cleveland's Brad Hand.
Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon hit consecutive home runs off Craig Stammen with one out in the eighth inning and Stephen Strasburg beat his hometown team again as the Washington Nationals defeated the San Diego Padres 5-2...
The Nationals hit four straight home runs in the eighth inning Sunday and became the first franchise in MLB history to accomplish the feat twice.
Catcher Chris Stewart has been released from his minor league contract by the San Diego Padres after exercising his right to be let go if not added to the major league roster by June 1.
Nationals starter Max Scherzer shrugged off taking a comebacker off his calf and got out of the only inning in which the Padres threatened Saturday night.
Austin Hedges' RBI single with two outs in the ninth capped a two-run rally off Sean Doolittle and gave the San Diego Padres a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the Dallas Keuchel deal, Craig Kimbrel and more (10:18). Plus, Tony Gwynn Jr. stops by to talk about his dad, Cody Bellinger & more (31:20).
Which National League teams nailed their draft picks, and which had room for improvement? We break down the entire NL side.
The Cardinals visit the Cubs and the Red Sox host the Rays in series with October implications, plus a showdown between phenoms past and present.