2019 Season

WORLD SERIES CHAMPION

Washington Nationals

Nationals over the Astros (4-3)
World Series MVP: Stephen Strasburg (WSN)

10/22: Nationals 5 – Astros 4
10/23: Nationals 12 – Astros 3
10/25: Astros 4 – Nationals 1
10/26: Astros 8 – Nationals 1
10/27: Astros 7 – Nationals 1
10/29: Nationals 7 – Astros 2
10/30: Nationals 6 – Astros 2

After reaching the playoffs for the fifth time in eight years, the Wild Card Washington Nationals finally managed not only to win their first series but make it to the World Series and defeat the heavily favoured Houston Astros. For hometown fans, the series was excruciatingly frustrating, with the home team losing every single time.

No-Hitters

May 7: Mike Fiers, Athletics 2  Reds 0
July 12: Taylor Cole / Félix Peña, Angels 13 – Mariners 0
August 3: Aaron Sanchez / Will Harris / Joe Biagini / Chris Devenski, Astros 9 – Mariners 0
September 1: Justin Verlander, Astros 2 – Blue Jays 0

Top 25 Baseball Stories of 2019

Source: NBC Sports Hardball Talk

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National League

EAST W L % GB
Atlanta Braves 97 65 .599
Wash. Nationals 93 65 .574 4.0
New York Mets 86 76 .531 11.0
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 .500 16.0
Miami Marlins 57 105 .352 40.0
CENTRAL W L % GB
St. Louis Cardinals 91 71 .562
Milwaukee Brewers 89 73 .549 2.0
Chicago Cubs 84 78 .519 7.0
Cincinnati Reds 75 87 .463 16.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 69 93 .426 22.0
WEST W L % GB
Los Angeles Dodgers 106 56 .654
Arz. Diamondbacks 85 77 .525 21.0
San Francisco Giants 77 85 .475 29.0
Colorado Rockies 71 91 .438 35.0
San Diego Padres 70 92 .432 36.0

National League Awards

WAR: Cody Bellinger (LAD), 9.0
MVP: Cody Bellinger (LAD)
Cy Young: Jacob deGrom (NYM)
Rookie of the Year: Pete Alonso (NYM)
Batting Title: Christian Yelich (MIL), .329
Home Runs: Pete Alonso (NYM), 53
RBIs: Anthony Rendon (WSH), 126
Wins: Stephen Strasburg (WSH), 18
ERA: Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD), 2.32
Strikeouts: Jacob deGrom (NYM), 255

National League Playoffs

NLCS, Nationals win 4-0

10/11: Nationals 2 – Cardinals 0
10/12: Nationals 3 – Cardinals 1
10/14: Cardinals 1 – Nationals 8
10/15: Cardinals 4 – Nationals 7

NLDS, Nationals win 3-2

10/03: Nationals 0 – Dodgers 6
10/04: Nationals 4 – Dodgers 2
10/06: Dodgers 10 – Nationals 4
10/07: Dodgers 1 – Nationals 6
10/09: Nationals 7 – Dodgers 3

NLDS, Cardinals win 3-2

10/03: Cardinals 7 – Braves 6
10/04: Cardinals 0 – Braves 3
10/06: Braves 3 – Cardinals 1
10/07: Braves 4 – Cardinals 5
10/09: Cardinals 13 – Braves 1

NL Wild Card, Nationals

10/01: Brewers 3 – Nationals 4

American League

EAST W L % GB
New York Yankees 103 59 .636
Tampa Bay Rays 96 66 .593 7.0
Boston Red Sox 84 78 .519 19.0
Toronto Blue Jays 67 95 .414 36.0
Baltimore Orioles 54 108 .333 49.0
CENTRAL W L % GB
Minnesota Twins 101 61 .623
Cleveland Indians 93 69 .574 8.0
Chicago White Sox 72 89 .447 28.5
Kansas City Royals 59 103 .364 42.0
Detroit Tigers 47 114 .292 53.5
WEST W L % GB
Houston Astros 107 55 .660
Oakland Athletics 97 65 .599 10.0
Texas Rangers 78 84 .481 29.0
Los Angeles Angels 72 90 .444 35.0
Seattle Mariners 68 94 .420 39.0

American League Leaders

WAR: Alex Bregman (HOU), 8.4
MVP: Mike Trout (LAA)
Cy Young: Justin Verlander (HOU)
Rookie of the Year: Yordan Alvarez (HOU)
Batting Title: Tim Anderson (CHW), .335
Home Runs: Jorge Soler (KCR), 48
RBIs: Jose Abreu (CHW), 123
Wins: Justin Verlander (HOU), 21
ERA: Gerrit Cole (HOU), 2.50
Strikeouts: Gerrit Cole (HOU), 326

American League Playoffs

ALCS, Astros win 4-2

10/12: Yankees 7 – Astros 0
10/13: Yankees 2 – Astros 3
10/15: Astr0s 4 – Yankees 1
10/17: Astr0s 8 – Yankees 3
10/18: Astr0s 1 – Yankees 4
10/18: Yankees 4 – Astros 6

ALDS, Astros win 3-2

10/04: Rays 2 – Astros 6
10/05: Rays 1 – Astros 3
10/07: Astros 3 – Rays 10
10/08: Astros 1 – Rays 4
10/10: Rays 1 – Astros 6

ALDS, Yankees win 3-0

10/04: Twins 4 – Yankees 10
10/05: Twins 2 – Yankees 8
10/07: Yankees 5 – Twins 1

AL Wild Card, Rays

10/02:  Rays 5 – Athletics 1