Giancarlo Stanton leads majors in HR and RBI

Giancarlo Stanton is Major League Baseball’s top slugger. He also claims No. 1 status going to the bank. The Miami

Giancarlo Stanton

Fernando Abad took the loss, falling to 2-1 with a 3.30 ERA this season.

It's finally here...the final game of the regular season.

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has said he prefers reaching an agreement with the union. CF Ender Inciarte has 110 home hits this season, second-most in Atlanta history behind Ralph Garr's 121 in 1971.

Kyle Freeland (11-11) gave up two runs and five hits in three innings in his first start since September 11 for the Rockies.

Stanton had been in a mild home run slump, by his standards. As for Urena, he had a nice run going with six earned over four starts, but then gave up six earned on nine hits in 5.0 innings in Colorado.

WASHINGTON - Alejandro De Aza delivered an RBI single with no outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Washington a victory over Pittsburgh. He is set to come out of the pen in the playoffs for the Dodgers, who will host the National League wild-card winners starting Friday in the division series.

The NL wild-card victor will square off with the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers, at Dodger Stadium on Friday. Aaron Judge hit his league-leading 51st homer for the Yankees. Dating back to August the Brewers have won Suter's last five starts overall. At 68 the oldest manager in the major leagues, Collins said following the game that he is stepping down after seven seasons, the longest tenure in Mets history.

His final chance at No. 60 came in the ninth, but he went down swinging against closer Arodys Vizcaino - and when Vizcaino closed out what became his 14th save of the year, the Marlins were still congratulating Stanton for a season that will have him squarely in the NL MVP mix.

Twins starter Bartolo Colon gave up one run in 6 1/3 innings.

The Atlanta Braves picked up their only run of the game in the top of the seventh inning from a Lane Adams solo home run.

Parker Bridwell threw seven shutout innings and Los Angeles blew open a scoreless game with six runs in the seventh to defeat Seattle. In the 2014 season, in which Stanton finished with 115 hits, 37 home runs and 105 RBI, his WAR was 6.5, eighth best in the league.

Snitker now finds himself in the same situation he was when the 2016 offseason started - waiting to see if he'll be back next season.

Gohara allowed four runs, six hits and walked four.

The Angels finished 18-3 this season in games pitched by Bridwell, who began the season playing at the Triple-A level for the Baltimore Orioles. Once again, he did not just set a career high in runs scored, he bested his previous record by 32 runs. He's been even more roughed up in his last three outings, going 0-1 with a 9.88 ERA and a 2.27 WHIP while walking more batters than he has struck out.

Mengden (3-2) didn't allow a baserunner until Adrian Beltre led off the fifth with a single to center.

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