Opinion: Aaron Judge had a season for the ages. MLB robbed him — and us

Editor’s Note: Jeff Pearlman is the author of 10 books including his latest “The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson,” which is forthcoming from Mariner Books. The views expressed here are his own. Read more opinion on CNN. CNN — History was made Wednesday night, when Yankee slugger Aaron Judge hit … Read more

MLB discussing contingency plans for Mets-Braves series in Atlanta

NEW YORK — With Hurricane Ian bearing down on the Gulf Coast of Florida, Major League Baseball is discussing contingency plans with the Mets and Braves in the event that the storm affects their three-game series in Atlanta this weekend, according to multiple people briefed on the talks. Realistic options include shifting game times or … Read more

Matthews throws first pitch at Blue Jays game

TORONTO — Austin Matthews threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Toronto Blue Jays game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday. “I definitely had to get warmed up before,” the Maple Leafs forward said on Wednesday morning after practice. “It’s been a minute since I’ve thrown a baseball. Those boys were telling me to … Read more

MLB’s Aaron Judge, Albert Pujols notch a historic September

Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Cardinals designated hitter Albert Pujols have notched historic Septembers at the plate, with Judge likely to make more history before the month is over. The big picture: Judge, 30, and Pujols, 42, have electrified the second half of the MLB season with their hot bats and historic home runs. Judge … Read more