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Hanley Ramirez and Eduardo Rodriguez underwent surgery
Both Hanley Ramirez and Eduardo Rodriguez underwent surgery recently. Rodriguez figures to be out a lot longer.
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The Yankees Twitter account roasts the Red Sox account on the anniversary of “The Steal”
The Red Sox still have their 2004 World Series trophy, but the Yankees win Twitter today
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Austin Romine gets the start at catcher in ALCS Game 4
Would Romine have held on to that relay throw on the final play in Game 2?
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Yankees chase Charlie Morton in the fourth inning of ALCS Game 3, but he actually pitched decently
Charlie Morton was charged with seven runs over 3 2/3 innings in Game 3 of the ALCS, but he pitched better than the box score indicates.
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Miguel Cabrera is being sued for reduced child support payments
Miguel Cabrera is being sued for child support after allegedly reducing the amount he paid to a woman with whom he fathered two children in 2013 and 2015.
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Joe Maddon on Wade Davis: “It’s important not to dry hump him, as the saying goes.”
Joe Maddon doubled down when asked about his decision not to use closer Wade Davis in Game 2 of the NLCS.
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Mets to interview Alex Cora
Cora has already interviewed with the Red Sox
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Corey Seager could be available if the Dodgers make the World Series
Seager had an epidural on his back and says he feels a lot better
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Report: John Coppolella considering legal action against the Braves
Also: the Braves reportedly offered him a severance package. Why?
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Who should neutral fans back in the MLB playoffs?
The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers are both enduring sizable World Series droughts, making them the two teams neutral fans should support.
The Yankees turn to CC Sabathia to save their season
Sabathia has been great following Yankees losses this year, but he needs some help from their moribund bats
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Video: Justin Turner’s walk-off three-run home run
Watch Justin Turner win Game 2 of the NLCS with a walk-off three-run home run.
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Joe Maddon pulled a Buck Showalter and it cost the Cubs Game 2 of the NLCS
Joe Maddon's decision to use Brian Duensing and John Lackey in the ninth inning cost the Cubs Game 2 of the NLCS.
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Justin Turner hits walk-off three-run home run to win NLCS Game 2 for Dodgers
Justin Turner drove in all four of the Dodgers' runs in Game 2 of the NLCS, which included a walk-off three-run home run.
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Former major league pitcher Daniel Webb dies in ATV accident
Former major league pitcher Daniel Webb died in an ATV accident over the weekend. He pitched parts of four seasons for the White Sox.
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Report: Marlins’ Fredi Gonzalez is the frontrunner for Tigers’ managerial position
The Tigers appear to be narrowing down their pool of 50+ managerial candidates, and former MLB manager Fredi Gonzalez is at the top of the list.
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Yasiel Puig to Keith Olbermann: “I don’t flip on homers”
Puig's exuberant postseason play hasn't endeared him to everyone.
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Joe Maddon compares slide rule to soda tax: “All rules aren’t necessarily good ones”
An overturned call at the plate sparked some late-game tension during Game 1 of the NLCS.
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Home runs spark 5-2 win over Cubs, Dodgers take a 1-0 lead in NLCS
Yasiel Puig and Chris Taylor powered the Dodgers' Game 1 victory on Saturday night, backed by five solid innings from Clayton Kershaw and a standout performance from the bullpen.
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Justin Verlander dominates in wild 2-1 finish over Yankees, Astros take 2-0 lead in ALCS
Game 2 had it all: a Justin Verlander complete game, a wacky ground-rule double and a crazy walk-off finish featuring Carlos Correa and one MVP-bound Jose Altuve.
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Red Sox to interview Alex Cora for managerial opening
Cora is expected to meet with Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski on Sunday.
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Cubs drop Justin Wilson from NLCS roster
The Cubs swapped Justin Wilson for fellow reliever Hector Rondon on the NLCS roster.
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Corey Seager is not on the Dodgers’ NLCS roster
Seager sustained a back injury in Game 3 of the NLDS and wasn't able to recover in time to join the team for the NLCS.
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Jose Quintana will start Game 1 of the NLCS
Jose Quintana will face off against Clayton Kershaw for Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday evening.
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Astros acquire Juan Ramirez to complete Justin Verlander trade
The Tigers sent 18-year-old outfield prospect Juan Ramirez to the Astros on Saturday.
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Dallas Keuchel tied a franchise postseason strikeout record
Keuchel engineered his second playoff win on Friday, tying a franchise strikeout record in the process.
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Dallas Keuchel shines as Astros beat Yankees 2-1 to take ALCS Game 1
Dallas Keuchel twirled seven shutout innings as the Astros routed the Yankees for a 1-0 lead in the ALCS on Friday.
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Dodgers announce NLCS rotation
No surprise here: Clayton Kershaw will head off Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday.
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In heated MVP race, Aaron Judge has Jose Altuve’s vote
"Maybe [in] another life I want to be Aaron Judge and hit all those homers," Altuve said Friday.
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Matt Holliday gets the call at DH for the Yankees tonight
Holliday hit a mere .179/.225/.300 in 151 second half plate appearances
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Brewers are the latest team to announce extended netting
The Yankees, Reds, Padres and Mariners have all announced netting expansion in recent weeks
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LCS Umpire Crews Announced
Gary Cederstrom hopes that this is the last time you read his name in the next ten days.
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The Chicago Cubs plane to Los Angeles got diverted
A family member of someone on board fell ill
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Are the Yankees “the most lovable” team left in the playoffs?
. . . is that even possible?
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Nationals add to D.C.'s futility in sports
The Washington Nationals' inability to win with a talented roster makes them similar to the Cubs' earlier struggles in the MLB postseason.
Yankees vs. Astros: Power vs. power in what looks to be an epic ALCS
Each team is rotten with offensive weapons and power arms
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A familiar refrain for the Nationals: Close, but no cigar
The Nationals have actually played relatively well in the playoffs dating back to 2012 but don't have any results to prove it.
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Major League Baseball should amend replay review for on/off base disputes
The spirit of replay review doesn't include punishing players for microscopic infractions. Major League Baseball should amend how replay review is used in certain circumstances.
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Cubs outlast Nationals 9-8 in wild NLDS Game 5, advance to NLCS to face Dodgers
The Cubs eked out a messy 9-8 win against the Nationals in Game 5 of the NLDS to advance to the NLCS.
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Max Scherzer pitched in relief for the Nationals in NLDS Game 5. It didn’t go well.
Max Scherzer did not get the job done pitching in relief in Game 5 of the NLDS against the Cubs.
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2018 qualifying offer set at $17.4 million
Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors reports that Major League Baseball has set the qualifying offer for the offseason going into the 2018 season has been set at $17.4 million. That’s an increase of $200,...
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Yankees set their ALCS rotation: Masahiro Tanaka to start Game 1 of ALCS
Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka will open the ALCS against the Astros.
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Report: Phillies considering Mickey Callaway as next manager
Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway is currently under consideration for the Phillies' open managerial position.
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Delmon Young will be playing in the Australian Baseball League
Former major league outfielder Delmon Young signed with the Melbourne Aces in the Australian Baseball League.
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Greg Holland expected to decline 2018 option, become free agent
Greg Holland is expected to become a free agent after declining his half of his 2018 mutual option.
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Gio Gonzalez will start Game 5 for the Nationals
This is not a repeat from 2012
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Ron Gardenhire reportedly one of three final candidates for the Red Sox job
Gardy managed the Twins for 13 seasons
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Dodgers want to avoid Cubs in the NLCS
The Los Angeles Dodgers would rather face the Washington Nationals than play the defending champion Chicago Cubs, according to John Smoltz.
Strasburg sheds 'soft' label by pitching sick
Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg proved naysayers wrong by pitching a gem against the Chicago Cubs while being sick, according to John Smoltz.
Astros-Yankees promises plenty of home runs
The Houston Astros-New York Yankees ALCS could feature a ton of homers, according to Hall of Famer John Smoltz.
Joe Girardi gets redemption
His Game 2 blunder is now just part of the legend of the improbable 2017 New York Yankees
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The average postseason game so far: three hours and forty-one minutes
These games are way too long for anything but the most obsessed fans. MLB should do something.
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Yankees using throwback philosophy
The Yankees are being patient at the plate in the 2017 MLB postseason, which is something that New York's championship teams in the 90s did to perfection.
The Nats look to exorcise the demons of the 2012 NLDS
It's the fifth anniversary of the Nats blowing Game 5 to the Cardinals. Will history repeat itself?
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Indians’ regular season stars didn’t show up in the postseason
The Indians' star players came up empty in the ALDS and that's why the Yankees are moving on to the ALCS.
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Didi Gregorius homers twice, powering Yankees into ALCS with 5-2 win over Indians
Didi Gregorius hit a pair of home runs and knocked in three in the Yankees' 5-3 win over the Indians, helping send his club to the ALCS.
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Aaron Judge sets postseason series record for strikeouts
Aaron Judge now holds the record for the most strikeouts in a single postseason series.
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There have been a lot of players wearing golden sombreros this postseason
On Wednesday, Kris Bryant became the fifth hitter this postseason to strike out four times in a game.
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Video: Jon Lester gets a pickoff in the playoffs
Cubs pitcher Jon Lester overcame a mild case of the yips to get a pickoff in NLDS Game 4 against the Nationals.
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Nationals shut out Cubs 5-0 to force Game 5 of the NLDS
Stephen Strasburg dominated the Cubs over seven shutout innings, leading the Nationals to a 5-0 victory to force NLDS Game 5.
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Terry Francona gets what he planned for as Kluber takes the hill in Game 5
Kluber was rocked in Game 2 but the Indians still won. He will not want to chance that again.
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Nationals GM explains Stephen Strasburg’s remarkable recovery
Switched antibiotics and, apparently, the best nights sleep ever did the trick.
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Dombrowski says Farrell was 'disappointed'
Boston Red Sox GM Dave Dombrowski breaks down his meeting with John Farrell after telling the veteran manager he was being let go.
Dombrowski: Dugout experience of any kind helps
Boston Red Sox GM Dave Dombrowski says managerial experience always helps but it is not required for the team's next manager.
Dombrowski: A lot to weigh when choosing a manager
Boston Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski says there are many factors to consider when looking for a new manager.
Dombrowski: 'Appropriate' time for a change
In the wake of John Farrell's firing, Boston Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski says he felt like it was the time to make a change.
Dustin Pedroia to see two knee specialists this week
Pedroia had a nagging knee problem all year long
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Francona might have 'nailed' rotation in ALDS
Even though the ALDS is tied 2-2, Terry Francona should be very confident with Corey Kluber on the bump in Game 5.
Dave Dombrowski’s reasons for firing John Farrell are as clear as mud
Dombrowski said that "no level of team success" would've saved Farrell's job. Really?
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Stephen Strasburg now expected to start for the Nationals
Did Strasburg make a startling recovery from serious illness? Or did he and the Nats simply cave to pressure?
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Shoei Otani to have ankle surgery
Otani says he'll be 100% next year, when he's expected to play in the United States
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Breaking: John Farrell out as Red Sox manager
The man who led the Sox to a 2013 World Series victory is now out of a job.
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The Nationals needlessly turned Stephen Strasburg’s Game 4 absence into a controversy
Dusty Baker's misleading press conference yesterday has fans and the press questioning Strasburg's toughness.
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Dusty Baker is sticking with Tanner Roark for Game 4 instead of starting Stephen Strasburg
Nationals manager Dusty Baker is still opting to start Tanner Roark in Wednesday's rescheduled NLDS Game 4 instead of Stephen Strasburg.
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Game 4 of the NLDS between the Cubs and Nationals has been postponed
Due to inclement weather, Game 4 of the NLDS between the Cubs and Nationals has been postponed until Wednesday.
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The vilification of Zack Greinke has already begun
Some are already placing the blame for the Diamondbacks' early exit from the playoffs solely on Zack Greinke.
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The Nationals would very much like Game 4 to be rained out
If it is, they'd get Stephen Strasburg on full rest tomorrow
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Baseball Players Show How to Properly Honor Our Flag
A beautiful and heartwarming scene unfolded in Boston yesterday. Let's talk about it.
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Is Jeff Loria going to stiff Miami-Dade County on the Marlins sale?
The Miami Herald reports that an accounting is in the offing. That could lead to litigation.
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Chicago Cubs' success weird for fans
Longtime Chicago Cubs fan Michael Wilbon details what it has been like to watch the Cubs succeed in October.
Barry Bonds, Brett Saberhagen among athletes fleeing Wine Country fires
Eleven people have been killed in the blazes so far
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Mitch Moreland was playing with a knee injury
Did his third base coach know that before sending him home only to get nailed at the plate yesterday?
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Dodgers reemerge as World Series favorites
The Dodgers' quick win in the NLDS allows their rotation to set up perfectly for the World Series, which should make them the favorites to win it all.
The Nationals look to avoid yet another first round exit
Game 4 has the Nationals in a familiar place: on the brink of NLDS elimination.
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Cody Bellinger made a great flip-over-the-dugout-rail catch last night
His home run was nice. His defense was fantastic.
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The Diamondbacks guarded their pool with mounted security last night
Unlike in 2013, the Dodgers' celebrating was limited to the field and the clubhouse
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Cody Bellinger leads Dodgers into NLCS with 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks
Cody Bellinger homered, knocked in two runs, and made a handful of great defensive plays in Game 3 to lead the Dodgers into the NLCS following an NLDS sweep of the Diamondbacks.
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Yankees capitalize on mistakes, beat Indians 7-3 in ALDS Game 4
The Yankees force Game 5 in the ALDS, taking advantage of four Indians errors in Game 4 of the ALDS, taking a 7-3 victory.
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Dusty Baker made the right call taking out Max Scherzer
Dusty Baker made a tough call during Game 3 of the NLDS, taking out Max Scherzer in favor of Sammy Solis. It didn't work, but he still made the right call.
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Cubs eke out 2-1 win in Game 3 of NLDS against Nationals, take 2-1 series lead
The Cubs edged out the Nationals in Game 3 of the NLDS on Monday 2-1, taking a 2-1 lead in the series.
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Max Scherzer loses no-hit bid against Cubs in seventh inning of NLDS Game 3
Nationals starter Max Scherzer is working on something special against the Cubs in Game 3 of the NLDS at Wrigley Field.
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Astros beat the Red Sox in a wild one, move on to the ALCS
With starters in relief, the Astros and Red Sox got weird. But in the end the Astros got by the Red Sox.
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Brandon Guyer to undergo wrist surgery
Indians outfielder Brandon Guyer will have surgery to repair his left wrist, which was initially injured in the first half and reaggravated last month.
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Twins sign manager Paul Molitor to three-year contract extension
Paul Molitor will continue managing the Twins now that he has agreed to three-year contract.
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Mets to buy the Syracuse Chiefs, who will become their Triple-A affiliate in 2019
Syracuse has been the Nationals affiliate since 2009
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Indians, Dodgers seek to wrap up division series today
A well-rested Yu Darvish will take the hill as the Dodgers try to move on to the NLCS
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2017 Hank Aaron Award nominees named
Hank Aaron was great. The selection process for the award that bears his name is kinda dumb.
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Man sues Cubs, Major League Baseball after being blinded by a foul ball
The Cubs are one of many clubs that declined to extend protective netting until recently.
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Pitching in postseason more mental than physical
Hall of Famer Randy Johnson discusses how pitchers approach the postseason knowing they may only get one start to help their team.
Report: Phillies considering Ruben Amaro for their manager opening
They say you can't go home again. Maybe you can?
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The Mets have reached out to Brad Ausmus for their managerial opening
Ausmus in Queens seems like a poor fit, however.
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The Astros and Red Sox will fight the rain in Game 4
This is the radar at 2pm today. The game is supposed to start at 1pm
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Trevor Bauer to start Game 4 on short rest for the Indians
Bauer will go on short rest for the first time in his career.
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Video: Aaron Judge robs Francisco Lindor — and Zack Hample — of a home run
Watch Aaron Judge take a home run ball away from Francisco Lindor and ball hawk Zack Hample.
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Greg Bird’s homer the difference as Yankees defeat Indians 1-0 in ALDS Game 3
Greg Bird hit a pivotal home run in the seventh inning to help the Yankees eke out a 1-0 victory over the Indians in ALDS Game 3.
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Report: Phillies, Tigers interested in Mike Redmond as potential manager
The Phillies and Tigers are reportedly interested in Rockies bench coach Mike Redmond, as both teams have managerial openings.
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David Price redeems himself with ALDS performances
David Price may have redeemed himself in the city of Boston with his ALDS performances, particularly in Game 3 against the Astros.
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Hanley Ramirez leads Red Sox past Astros 10-3, forces ALDS Game 4
The Red Sox stayed alive, beating the Astros 10-3 in ALDS Game 3, forcing a Game 4 on Monday.
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Max Scherzer expects to throw 100 pitches in NLDS Game 3 start
Max Scherzer expects to throw 100 pitches in Monday's NLDS Game 3 against the Cubs. He's been dealing with a hamstring injury.
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Rafael Devers becomes sixth player since 1903 to hit postseason home run before turning 21
Rafael Devers joins Miguel Cabrera, Manny Machado, Bryce Harper, Andruw Jones, and Mickey Mantle as the only players to hit a postseason home run before turning 21 years old.
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Doug Fister tossed the shortest ALDS start since 2014
Fister was flummoxed by the Astros on Sunday, giving up three runs in the first inning before making an early exit in the second.
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Chris Sale unlikely to be used out of the bullpen in ALDS Game 3
John Farrell is starting to look ahead in the series, but the Red Sox need to pull off a win on Sunday in order to keep their postseason hopes alive.
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Clayton Kershaw might get shorter postseason starts
Dave Roberts is considering giving Kershaw a shorter leash after the ace was pushed past his limit during Game 1 of the NLDS.
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The Dodgers are one win away from clinching the NLDS
The Dodgers need just one more win to advance to the NLCS after trouncing the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
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Bryce Harper powers massive comeback as Nationals win 6-3 to even NLDS
Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman helped the Nationals out-slug the Cubs and even the NLDS with a 6-3 win on Saturday.
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Joe Girardi takes the blame for missed ALDS challenge: “I screwed up”
The Yankees' skipper regrets not using his challenge during Friday's Game 2 loss, he told reporters Saturday.
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Edwin Encarnacion is day-to-day with a sprained right ankle
Encarnacion isn't a lock for Game 3 of the ALDS after sustaining a right ankle sprain on Friday night.
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Dusty Baker doesn’t know how long Max Scherzer can last in NLDS Game 3
After their loss on Friday, the Nationals are down 1-0 in the NLDS. They'll send Scherzer to the hill on Monday for Game 3 in a potential series spoiler for the Cubs.
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Byron Buxton played through rib pain
Buxton played through several innings of Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game with a cracked rib.
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Joe Girardi didn’t gamble and lose. He simply refused to gamble.
Girardi's failure to challenge a sixth inning hit-by-pitch call cost the Yankees Game 2
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Clayton Kershaw stumbles in 9-5 win over Diamondbacks, Dodgers clinch Game 1 of NLDS
The Dodgers outmaneuvered the Diamondbacks in Game 1 of the NLDS, clinching a 9-5 win despite some mistakes from Clayton Kershaw.
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Kyle Hendricks leads Cubs with a 3-0 shutout over the Nationals for a 1-0 lead in NLDS
Strasburg and Hendricks went head-to-head in near-flawless outings as the Cubs tracked down their first win of the NLDS.
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Yan Gomes walks off after 13-inning affair, Indians beat Yankees 9-8 for a 2-0 lead in ALDS
Yan Gomes came through with the walk-off single on Friday, boosting the Indians' lead to 2-0 in the ALDS.
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Watch: Francisco Lindor belts Indians’ first postseason grand slam since 1999
Lindor brought the Indians within one run of tying Game 2 of the ALDS after collecting his first postseason grand slam on Friday.
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Mookie Betts aggravates wrist injury during ALDS Game 2
Betts was removed from the eighth inning of Friday's ALDS matchup with a left wrist injury.
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Edwin Encarnacion leaves the Yankees-Indians game with an ankle injury
The Indians say he has an ankle sprain
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Carlos Correa and the Astros take the Red Sox to the woodshed once again
Carlos Correa hit a two-run homer and drove in four as the Astros trounce the Sox for the second straight day.
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MLB fines Ariel Prieto, Diamondbacks over Apple Watch
Electronic devices are a no-no in MLB dugouts, folks.
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Must-Click Link: A National Anthem controversy . . . 49 years ago
That's when Jose Feliciano offered up a unique rendition of the Anthem at the 1968 World Series.
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Is it possible for the 104-win Dodgers to be . . . underdogs?
The idea seems absurd, but no one seems all that confident about their chances.
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Chris Young replaces Eduardo Nunez on the Red Sox playoff roster
Nunez injured his knee in the first inning of Game 1 of the ALDS
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Is this the year the Nationals finally win a playoff series?
Washington has had years of playoff futility, but this is the best Nats club we've seen yet.
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Yankees punished for being too miserly to pay for Jay Bruce
The Yankees could've had Jay Bruce in August but weren't willing to pony up the cash. Instead, they watched Bruce homer and drive in three runs against them for the Indians in ALDS Game 1.
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Indians beat Yankees in Game 1 of ALDS
Trevor Bauer brought a no-hit bid into the sixth inning, helping the Indians shut down the Yankees for a 4-0 victory in ALDS Game 1.
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Report: Paul Molitor expected to manage the Twins in 2018
Paul Molitor will return to manage the Twins in 2018, according to a report.
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Jose Altuve certifies superstar status
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve homered three times, a feat that had previously only been accomplished nine times since 1903.
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Jose Altuve leads Astros past Red Sox
Jose Altuve homered three times to help power the Astros past the Red Sox 8-2 in Game 1 of the ALDS.
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David Wright underwent a laminotomy procedure on his lower back
David Wright underwent his second surgery in a month, this time on his lower back. He had shoulder surgery in early September.
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Max Scherzer to start Game 3 of NLDS
Max Scherzer is nursing a hamstring injury, so the Nationals are pushing him back to start in Game 3 of the NLDS against the Cubs.
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Eduardo Nunez carried off the field after reaggravating knee injury in first inning of ALDS Game 1
Eduardo Nunez suffered an apparent leg injury running out a grounder in the first inning of ALDS Game 1 against the Astros.
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Report: Giants, Cardinals, and Phillies were most aggressive in pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton this summer
The Giants, Cardinals, and Phillies were reportedly very aggressive over the summer trying to acquire slugger Giancarlo Stanton from the Marlins.
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Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock searched for hotels near Fenway Park
Law enforcement officials are trying to determine the purpose of his research
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MLB investigating a Diamondbacks coach for wearing a smart watch
The Red Sox were recently fined for using a smart watch to steal signs
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The Yankees and Indians cross paths once again
Rivals? Not really, but there is considerable history between these clubs, set to be renewed tonight.
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Braves give Brian Snitker another year
It may not be the best choice, but Snitker will be back in 2018.
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Tip: Do not promise to get Archie Bradley’s face tattooed on your back
Because he'll hold you to it, my dude
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Stephen Strasburg will get the Game 1 start for the Nationals
Max Scherzer's wonky hamstring will get at least one day of extra rest
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Sandy Alderson expected to get a two-year contract extension
Alderson will remain at the help through 2020
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The Braves front office is still in turmoil
Nepotism! A fallout between friends! Infighting! The Braves Way!
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Help us, Justin Verlander and Chris Sale, you’re our only hope
We have had four bad starting pitching performances in the playoffs thus far. Can these two aces change that?
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Diamondbacks outlast Rockies, 11-8
The Diamondbacks managed to stay just ahead of the Rockies to advance to the National League Division Series.
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Fredi Gonzalez has been brushing up on analytics
In an effort to make himself a better managerial candidate, Fredi Gonzalez has been brushing up on the language of analytics.
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Jon Gray’s first inning in the Wild Card game nearly goes as poorly as Luis Severino’s
Jon Gray, like Luis Severino, gave up three runs in the first inning of his start in the Wild Card game. Gray was able to navigate out of the inning, though.
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Yankees will start Sonny Gray in Game 1 of the ALDS
Sonny Gray will open the ALDS for the Yankees against the Indians. CC Sabathia will start Game 2.
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Joba Chamberlain isn’t considering a comeback
Joba Chamberlain hasn't pitched in the majors since last summer and he has no designs on making a comeback.
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Yankees prove stocked bullpen can work
The Yankees' bullpen accounted for 26 of 27 outs in Tuesday's AL Wild Card game against the Twins, providing evidence a bullpen-led strategy could work.
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Hendricks gets Game 1 start for Cubs in NLDS
Kyle Hendricks had a fantastic second half, making him the obvious choice for Joe Maddon
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Rangers exercise 2019 option on manager Jeff Banister
The Rangers struggled in 2017, but it wasn't really Banister's fault.
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Prince Fielder officially released
It's a paperwork move
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Derek Jeter reverses course on Jeff Conine, Andre Dawson, Tony Perez and Jack McKeon firings
Jeter claims their firings were a misunderstanding. Ok, sure, Derek.
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How I learned to stop worrying and love modern playoff baseball
Countless pitching changes, strikeouts, homers and long, long games are not my cup of tea, but let's just go with it, shall we?
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Previewing the N.L. Wild Card Game
Zack Greinke will try to tame the Rockies potent attack in tonight's one-and-done game
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Yankees advance to ALDS
Didi Gregorius and Aaron Judge helped power the Yankees past the Twins 8-4 in Tuesday's AL Wild Card game to advance to the ALDS.
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Byron Buxton exits AL Wild Card game with back tightness
Byron Buxton made a fantastic catch in the second inning, but hurt his back in the process. He left with back tightness a few innings later.
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Luis Severino exits start in first inning
Luis Severino's first career playoff start didn't go as planned, as the Twins chased him with just one out in the first inning on Tuesday night.
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Brewers minor leaguer Bubba Derby shielded two young women during Las Vegas mass shooting
Brewers minor league pitcher Bubba Derby helped protect two young women as well as his family and others during Sunday's tragic mass shooting.
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Rays, pitching coach Jim Hickey part ways
The Rays and pitching coach Jim Hickey mutually agreed to part ways after 11 seasons.
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Mariners may manage Felix Hernandez more carefully in 2018
Felix Hernandez battled a shoulder injury for most of 2017 and the Mariners may handle him more carefully next season to keep him healthy.
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The Indians are going with Trevor Bauer, not Corey Kluber, to open ALDS
In a surprise move, Trevor Bauer will pitch Game 1 of the ALDS, not Corey Kluber.
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Aaron Judge had the top-selling jersey this year
He unseats Kris Bryant who had led in jersey sales for the past two years
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Justin Upton likely to opt-out, become a free agent
Upton would walk away from a guaranteed four years and $88.5 million to stay with the Angels
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Tigers to interview Fredi Gonzalez for their managerial opening
Out of respect, I did not add the usual "for some reason" to the headline.
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Cardinals fire their pitching coach
Lilliquist had held the job for the past six years
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Mets fire their pitching coach, trainer
Dan Warthen will be reassigned and and Ray Ramirez will hit the bricks
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Miguel Sano will not play in the Wild Card game
His shin is still not 100% and the Twins have elected to leave him off the Wild Card roster
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2017 Playoff Predictions
Who will prevail? We have no idea, but we can guess just like anyone else.
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Report: Braves to keep Brian Snitker as manager
The Braves are in turmoil, but they'll keep their skipper in place.
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The Top Storylines of the 2017 playoffs
Will the Cubs repeat? Will Indians maintain their dominance? Is Aaron Judge truly October ready?
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Jose Bautista intends to play in 2018
Jose Bautista had a forgettable 2017, but he's planning to come back in 2018. It just won't be with the Blue Jays.
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Mike Scioscia returning to Angels
Mike Scioscia is planning on managing the Angels in 2018, the last year of his contract.
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Dusty Baker doesn’t think athletes should “stick to sports”
Dusty Baker says we can't separate sports from politics. He hasn't told his players they shouldn't kneel for the national anthem.
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Father of young fan struck by foul ball at Yankee Stadium speaks out
The father of the young girl who was hit by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium talked to the New York Times. He thinks teams should place a higher priority on fan safety.
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Athletics plan to pick up Jed Lowrie’s 2018 option
It sounds like Jed Lowrie will be the Athletics' second baseman next season.
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Stanton wants out if Marlins are rebuilding
"I don't want to rebuild. ... I've lost for seven years," he said
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Braves GM John Coppolella resigns in the wake of international signing infractions
MLB is investigating the Braves' international operations, its draft operations and Coppolella's treatment of Braves employees.
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Who to root for, against in postseason
If your team is out of it, who do ya got? Let us help you decide which bandwagon to climb aboard!
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MLB starts a diversity fellowship for women, people of color
Baseball takes a big step to address its diversity problem
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John Jaso is probably retiring, plans to live on his sailboat and wander the earth
He's played for nine seasons. He's leaning toward not playing a tenth.
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Fox brings in Keith Hernandez, David Ortiz to replace Pete Rose on postseason broadcasts
Mex replaces Pete Rose, who was dismissed amid scandal in August
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Wild Card, Division Series schedule, start times through Saturday released
Red Sox and Astros fans may want to call in sick to work this week
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And That Happened: Sunday’s Scores and highlights
Now only the playoffs matter. But let us bid adieu to the regular season, when a last place team can still celebrate.
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Video: Pablo Sandoval ends Giants’ season with walk-off home run
Pablo Sandoval fittingly ended the Giants' season by hitting a walk-off home run against the Padres on Sunday.
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Protective netting to be extended at Yankee Stadium this offseason
The Yankees announced plans to extend protective netting at Yankee Stadium this offseason.
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Adam Wainwright to undergo arthroscopic elbow surgery on Tuesday
Adam Wainwright will undergo another procedure on his right elbow but the Cardinals are expecting him to be a part of the 2018 rotation.
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Report: Terry Collins to resign
Ken Rosenthal reports that Terry Collins will resign as the Mets' manager and remain with the team in a front office role.
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Max Scherzer tweaked his hamstring
This may or may not have implications for the NLDS.
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CC Sabathia wants to keep pitching in 2018
Will Sabathia still have a place with the Yankees in 2018?
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Report: Cardinals are open to re-signing Juan Nicasio
Nicasio's dominant second-half surge could grant him a longer stay in St. Louis.
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