Cubs closer Pedro Strop will not pitch again in the regular season after straining his left hamstring Saturday night. The Cubs said Strop's status for the postseason isn't known at this time.
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, who has not played since getting hit in the wrist on July 26, has been activated but will not be available to hit in a game as he recovers.
The Chicago Cubs will return home after a one-day road trip that may leave them weary after a long but satisfying win.
The Atlanta Braves have built a 7 1/2-game lead in the National League East thanks to 42-21 record within the division and a 45-30 overall road record -- the best in the league.
With the Los Angeles Dodgers visiting the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend, Eric Karabell takes a look at all of the fantasy implications in this battle between contenders for the final NL wild-card spot.
When Mike Shildt took the reins at the All-Star break, he had no major league managerial or playing experience. But he did have a yellow notepad.