Dayn Perry

CBS Sports Writer /

Mets start David Stearns era as Steve Cohen vows to be competitive, exec sheds light on Pete Alonso's future

It's the start of a new era in Queens, one rife with pressure and high expectations

Phillies vs. Marlins schedule: Times, dates, TV channel, live stream, how to watch 2023 MLB playoffs, odds

The Phillies are hosting their NL East foe in the best-of-three Wild Card Series

2023 MLB postseason: Ranking top 30 players in baseball's playoffs with four NL MVP candidates in top five

The rankings, featuring Ronald Acuña Jr. at No. 1 and two dudes named Corbin, are based off 2023 excellence

WATCH: Zack Greinke gets standing ovation at Kauffman Stadium in what could be Royals pitcher's last game

Greinke may be bound for retirement after his 20 seasons in the majors

WATCH: Cardinals' Adam Wainwright gets final at-bat in front of Busch Stadium crowd before retirement

The veteran right-hander and 200-game winner is retiring after 18 seasons in the majors

Jon Gray injury update: Rangers pitcher lands on IL with lower forearm tightness, ALDS availability unclear

The Rangers are on the verge of clinching a postseason berth and lead the AL West

Reds promote Nick Krall to president of baseball ops, name Brad Meador GM

The Reds emerged as surprise contenders in 2023

MLB superlatives: Honoring some of the best, worst and quirkiest moments of the 2023 season

Let's look back at the best excuse, the worst gift and more from the world of baseball in 2023

Ronald Acuña Jr. becomes first 40-70 player in MLB history as Braves knock Cubs out of playoff position in NL

The Marlins are now in wild-card position, and the Cubs are on the outside looking in thanks to the tiebreaker

Giants ace Logan Webb says 'big changes' are needed, and it's clear what the team lacks

San Francisco's offense lacks star-quality bats, and the team has crashed out of the playoff race

Padres' playoff hopes are slim, but not none, as San Diego looks to add on to seven-game winning streak

The Padres are running out of time to flip the 2023 script, but they have hope at the moment

MLB 2023 playoffs: Tiebreaker rules, scenarios with multiple divisions, both wild-card races still wide open

No longer are tiebreakers decided on the field in MLB, which means there's lots to keep track of this season

Shohei Ohtani surgery: MLB superstar undergoes elbow procedure, agent lays out timeline for return

Ohtani remains slated for free agency this coming offseason

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October. A native of Mississippi, he now lives in Chicago with wife, son, and dog.

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