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Blue Jays knock out Texas Rangers, Cleveland sweeps Boston to set up ALCS

For all the bat flips, punched jaws and general bad blood between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers over the past two seasons, their ALDS series matchup was expected to be a drawn-out battle. Instead, the Blue Jays whipped … Continued

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Blue Jays knock out Texas Rangers, Cleveland sweeps Boston to set up ALCS

For all the bat flips, punched jaws and general bad blood between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers over the past two seasons, their ALDS series matchup was expected to be a drawn-out battle. Instead, the Blue Jays whipped … Continued

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MLB Trade Deadline Blog: Yankees trade Carlos Beltran to Texas

The 2016 MLB trade deadline is upon us, and this past weekend already saw some big moves around the league, including Andrew Miller to the Cleveland Indians and Mark Melancon to the Nationals. With less than an hour to go before … Continued

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MLB Trade Deadline Blog: Yankees trade Carlos Beltran to Texas

The 2016 MLB trade deadline is upon us, and this past weekend already saw some big moves around the league, including Andrew Miller to the Cleveland Indians and Mark Melancon to the Nationals. With less than an hour to go before … Continued

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Max Scherzer makes MLB history, joins Clemens, Johnson and Wood as only pitchers to K 20+ in a game

A mere five days after the nostalgia bug had all of us giddily recalling Kerry Wood’s electric, 20-strikeout performance 18 years ago, Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals delivered a pitching clinic with a 20-K game of his very own last night. … Continued

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Max Scherzer makes MLB history, joins Clemens, Johnson and Wood as only pitchers to K 20+ in a game

A mere five days after the nostalgia bug had all of us giddily recalling Kerry Wood’s electric, 20-strikeout performance 18 years ago, Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals delivered a pitching clinic with a 20-K game of his very own last night. … Continued

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Bryce Harper is every MLB pitcher’s worst nightmare

A counterpoint to astute Cubs manager, Joe Maddon’s stance on Bryce Harper. Bryce Harper is already the closest thing MLB has to Barry Bonds since, well, Barry Bonds. I paid $70 to watch Harper take numerous walks in Chicago on Sunday. Six … Continued

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Bryce Harper is every MLB pitcher’s worst nightmare

A counterpoint to astute Cubs manager, Joe Maddon’s stance on Bryce Harper. Bryce Harper is already the closest thing MLB has to Barry Bonds since, well, Barry Bonds. I paid $70 to watch Harper take numerous walks in Chicago on Sunday. Six … Continued

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Steve Phillips: ‘I would strongly consider releasing Jonathan Pabelbon’

Just one day after being eliminated from playoff contention, tensions were high in the Nationals’ dugout on Sunday as a scuffle broke out between outfielder Bryce Harper and closer Jonathan Pabelbon. The fight between the two that had to be … Continued

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Steve Phillips: ‘I would strongly consider releasing Jonathan Pabelbon’

Just one day after being eliminated from playoff contention, tensions were high in the Nationals’ dugout on Sunday as a scuffle broke out between outfielder Bryce Harper and closer Jonathan Pabelbon. The fight between the two that had to be … Continued

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Can Yoenis Cespedes really win MVP over Bryce Harper?

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes came up huge for his team once again last night, as his 8th inning home run off Drew Storen helped the Mets complete a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals. Cespedes’ home run was … Continued

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Can Yoenis Cespedes really win MVP over Bryce Harper?

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes came up huge for his team once again last night, as his 8th inning home run off Drew Storen helped the Mets complete a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals. Cespedes’ home run was … Continued

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Matt Williams defends Bryce Harper fake out

Last night, in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Washington Nationals-San Diego Padres game, Bryce Harper hobbled around after hitting a grounder to first that seemingly resulted in an out. But Harper stepped back in the box, claiming … Continued

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Matt Williams defends Bryce Harper fake out

Last night, in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Washington Nationals-San Diego Padres game, Bryce Harper hobbled around after hitting a grounder to first that seemingly resulted in an out. But Harper stepped back in the box, claiming … Continued

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Jim Bowden: The Nationals don’t deserve to win

After finishing the 2014 season with the National League’s best record, the Washington Nationals were a popular World Series pick coming into the 2015 Season. Fast forward to August, the Nationals are under .500 and have struggled offensively since the … Continued

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Jim Bowden: The Nationals don’t deserve to win

After finishing the 2014 season with the National League’s best record, the Washington Nationals were a popular World Series pick coming into the 2015 Season. Fast forward to August, the Nationals are under .500 and have struggled offensively since the … Continued

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2015 Baseball Hall of Fame induction: Preview it here, listen on MLB Network Radio

In its 2015 Hall of Fame Class, baseball will induct three pitchers who dominated in one of the most challenging eras in the history of the game to be on the mound: Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson and John Smoltz. On the offensive side, Craig Biggio, … Continued

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2015 Baseball Hall of Fame induction: Preview it here, listen on MLB Network Radio

In its 2015 Hall of Fame Class, baseball will induct three pitchers who dominated in one of the most challenging eras in the history of the game to be on the mound: Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson and John Smoltz. On the offensive side, Craig Biggio, … Continued

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Adam Schein on the NL divisional races, and who makes the NLCS

As baseball quickly approaches the 100-game mark, the playoff race is beginning to take shape, as it’s becoming clearer which teams are in the hunt, and which ones already have their sights set on next year. In all three divisions … Continued

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Adam Schein on the NL divisional races, and who makes the NLCS

As baseball quickly approaches the 100-game mark, the playoff race is beginning to take shape, as it’s becoming clearer which teams are in the hunt, and which ones already have their sights set on next year. In all three divisions … Continued

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