Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

Buck Showalter fired: Mets manager ousted with one year left, owner Steve Cohen calls for 'new direction'

The open gig will allow new president of baseball operations David Stearns to hire his own manager

Félix Bautista injury update: Orioles All-Star closer to undergo Tommy John surgery, likely out through 2024

Bautista had been trying to rehab to make it back to the mound this season but ran out of time

Astros clinch playoff spot: Defending World Series champions return to postseason for seventh straight year

With a wild-card spot in hand, the Astros can still win the AL West if things swing right for them

Marlins clinch playoff berth: Miami headed to postseason in full season for first time since 2003 title

The Marlins will hold either the No. 5 or No. 6 seed in the National League

MLB playoff picture: What happens to the Rangers, Astros, Mariners and Blue Jays in three- and four-team ties?

The American League West and wild-card race are anyone's to win with two games left in the regular season

Mariners stun Rangers with ninth-inning comeback, putting Texas postseason clincher on hold

Seattle is now just one game behind the Astros for the third wild-card spot

Marlins-Mets game suspended: Miami GM says makeup game scheduled for day after regular season ends

The Marlins are in the wild-card race and Thursday's game will help decide the race

2023 MLB awards: Expert picks for MVP, Cy Young and more as Ronald Acuña Jr., Shohei Ohtani win unanimously

Four CBS Sports writers and two editors make their calls for end-of-the-year awards

2023 MLB playoffs: Magic numbers, clinching scenarios for Friday, schedule, odds

The Rangers, Diamondbacks and Blue Jays all could clinch a playoff berth

WATCH: Phillies' Bryce Harper ejected for arguing check swing strikeout with umpire Angel Hernandez

Harper was called out on a third strike and proceeded to vehemently argue the call

Baltimore Orioles sign new 30-year lease at Camden Yards: 'The ballpark that forever changed baseball'

Two reported five-year options could extend the deal into the 2060s

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com, and YESNetwork.com. Mike is a native New Yorker.

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