For the first time, we have a 16-team MLB postseason bracket.
Barry Larkin is gladly giving Major League Baseball a helping hand in these playoffs. ''Everything is being so polarized,'' the Cincinnati Reds great told The Associated Press on Monday. The former winner of the Roberto Clemente Award for his humanitarian efforts developed the program this year.
Shane Bieber dominated this year for Cleveland, leading the American League in wins (8), ERA (1.63) and strikeouts (122). Gerrit Cole delivered for the Yankees in his first season since signing a $324 million, nine-year contract, going 7-3 with a 2.84 ERA. ''We're fired up,'' Bieber said.