In his first full season at the helm, Mike Shildt led St. Louis to the National League Central crown, and on Tuesday, he was named the league's manager of the year, edging Milwaukee's Craig Counsell.
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Free-agent pitcher Adam Wainwright, who is coming off his best season since 2014, will be back for a 15th season with the Cardinals after agreeing to a one-year deal.
St. Louis needs more pop despite adding Paul Goldschmidt, Chicago gets a new direction with David Ross and Milwaukee needs to bolster its rotation.
Here's a breakdown on all the winners -- from Rookie of the Year to Cy Young and MVP -- why they won and what it all means.
Sorry, Detroit: Your team follows in the footsteps of other recent biggest losers. Where did every other club fall?
The Cardinals have extended the contracts of manager Mike Shildt, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak and general manager Mike Girsch.
Rockies star Nolan Arenado won his seventh straight Gold Glove Award on Sunday, moving him into sole possession of fourth place among third basemen. The Diamondbacks had four Gold Glove winners on their team this season.
Former big league players Ken Harrelson and Mike Shannon are among the eight finalists for the Ford Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting, presented annually by the Hall of Fame.
After a stunning World Series title, Washington faces some uncertainty this offseason. Will the Nats be No. 1 again or will the Astros or Dodgers take their place?
On the field and in the stands, how players and others react to MLB's newly juiceless baseballs off the bat tells a story.
The Nationals advance to the franchise's first World Series and Jon Sciambi joins Buster to discuss how Washington overcame a sub-par bullpen to "obliterate" the Cardinals and if they'll match up better with the Yankees or Astros (10:12). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (28:05), Josh Reddick calls out Yankees fans (33:04) and ESPN's Marly Rivera on New York's bullpen issues and struggles against Gerrit Cole last night (34:34).
MVP Howie Kendrick finished the four-game NLCS sweep hitting .333 with four doubles and four RBIs.
Washington is heading to the World Series for the first time in 86 years after the wild-card Nationals used a seven-run first inning and Patrick Corbin's 12-strikeout performance to hold on and beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 Tuesday night for a...
Among the Cardinals' Game 4 lineup changes were Tommy Edman playing third base and hitting leadoff, Harrison Bader replacing Dexter Fowler in center field, and Jose Martinez drawing another start in right and hitting second.
With the Nationals one win away from advancing to the franchise's first World Series, Buster and Dave Schoenfield discuss Stephen Strasburg's postseason dominance, how Bryce Harper looms over this team, if the media has underrated the Nationals and more (12:10). KBME's Steve Sparks also explains why Gerrit Cole is so good and if a canceled Game 3 (weather) would benefit the Astros or Yankees more (32:20). Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (27:48).
With the ALCS shifting to the Bronx, New York has to deal with the dominant Gerrit Cole, while in the NLCS, Washington looks to wrap things up.
With the possibility Wednesday's ALCS Game 4 between the Astros and Yankees is a rainout, MLB is considering moving a potential NLCS Game 5 between the Nationals and Cardinals to that night, sources said.
Nothing has gone right for St. Louis in the NLCS, but things really fell apart in the third inning of Game 3, as the Nationals put a hammerlock on the series.
Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals' struggling bats, Nationals postseason star Howie Kendrick doubled three times and drove in three more runs, and Washington moved one win from the city's first World Series appearance in 86 years...
Cardinals pitching coach Mike Maddux was dealing with a different kind of ace Monday, hitting two holes-in-one ahead of Game 3 of the NLCS.
Center fielder Victor Robles homered in his return to the Nationals' lineup in their 8-1 Game 3 NLCS win on Monday, blasting a solo shot in the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The St. Louis offense has been a no-show so far in the NLCS, and things won't get any easier against Stephen Strasburg in Game 3.