The Chicago Cubs' uninterrupted 30-day march through the stretch drive will finally end with a day away from the park Thursday.
Bullpen woes could handicap both contenders heading into October. Can they take a page from past pennant winners with similar setbacks?
Kaleb Cowart hit a go-ahead grand slam in a six-run sixth inning before adding an RBI triple, and the Los Angeles Angels rallied past the Oakland Athletics 9-7 on Tuesday night.
As the Milwaukee Brewers try to close in on a postseason berth, offense has suddenly become hard to come by.
Chris Taylor hit a high-arching, solo home run to left field in the 10th inning, lifting the Dodgers to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies that extended Los Angeles' NL West lead to 1 1/2 games on Tuesday night.
Giants rookie Chris Shaw hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and San Francisco rallied to beat San Diego 5-4 on Tuesday night, assuring that the rebuilding Padres will finish last in the NL West.