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Watch: Blue Jays top prospect Vlad Jr. proves hips don't lie after triple
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Vladdy Jr showing off the wheels. pic.twitter.com/BvgD83saA9 — Ben Badler (@BenBadler) October 15, 2017 Those hips don’t lie. After roping a triple down the right field line during a winter league game in the Dominican Professional Baseball League on Saturday, Toronto Blue Jays‘ top prospect Vlad Guerrero Jr. celebrated by beating his chest, before getting […]

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McCann defends Sanchez after dropped ball at home leads to walk off
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Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann doesn't think fellow backstop Gary Sanchez warrants criticism for a dropped ball at home plate that led to a dramatic walk-off Game 2 defeat on Saturday. “It’s such a tough play. I don’t think at all he should get blamed for anything. I mean that’s a play where you don’t […]

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Maddon on home plate call: 'I could not disagree more'
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Shortly after his team was handed a loss in Game 1 of the NLCS, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was still distressed over a reversed call at home plate in which umpires determined Willson Contreras blocked Charlie Culberson from scoring. “I saw a great baseball play. I saw (Kyle) Schwarber come in on a grounded […]

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Maddon 'couldn't disagree more' with overturned call at home
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Joe Maddon was ejected by the umpires Saturday night, but his real beef is with Major League Baseball’s rules.

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Dodgers leave Seager off NLCS roster due to back sprain
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The Los Angeles Dodgers have left All-Star shortstop Corey Seager off their roster for the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, due to what's being called a low back sprain. Backup infielder Charlie Culberson, who appeared in just 15 games for the Dodgers this year, was added to the active roster in Seager’s […]

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Bochy 'feeling better' after heart surgery
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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is recovering and “feeling better” after recently undergoing heart surgery. "The procedure went extremely well and I'm feeling better," the 62-year-old said in a statement released to reporters Friday, including Andrew Baggarly of the Mercury News. "I'm grateful for the doctors and want to thank everyone who has reached […]

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Watch: Frazier ties game on bizarre ground-rule double
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Well this is a new one pic.twitter.com/TSQdtCr5XP — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) October 14, 2017 In another close American League Championship Series game, the New York Yankees drew even on an odd play. With Aaron Hicks on second base, Todd Frazier delivered a deep fly ball in the top of the fifth inning that fell just […]

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Watch: Altuve looks unimpressed by Kahnle's outburst following K
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I think Kahnle was happy with his work pic.twitter.com/1bTCxpVK6d — Shaun Newkirk (@Shauncore) October 14, 2017 Tommy Kahnle struck out arguably the best hitter in baseball, and the New York Yankees reliever was noticeably animated about his own success following the final out of the sixth inning. On the other side of the ball, Jose […]

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Verlander sets postseason career high with 13 Ks
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This is why the Houston Astros traded for Justin Verlander. The veteran right-hander starter struck out the side in the bottom of the eighth, setting his postseason career high in the process with 13 strikeouts against the New York Yankees. With the brilliant performance, Verlander extends his personal postseason record, with his seventh start with […]

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Girardi won't drop Judge in order despite strikeout problems
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When the starting lineup for Game 1 of the American League Championship Series was released by manager Joe Girardi on Friday, slugging rookie sensation Aaron Judge was in his usual No. 2 spot, and it doesn't appear he'll be going anywhere. Despite struggling in the ALDS against the Cleveland Indians, striking out 16 times in […]

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Report: Woman suing Cabrera as part of child-support lawsuit
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Miguel Cabrera‘s horrible year appears to be continuing even after the end of his baseball season. The Detroit Tigers first baseman is being sued by a Florida woman in a child-support lawsuit which could cost him more than $100,000 a month, reports Tony Paul of the Detroit News. Belkis Mariela Rodriguez, a 35-year-old Orlando resident, […]

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MLB announces remaining schedule for ALCS, NLCS
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With the teams officially set for the National League Championship Series following the Chicago Cubs' victory Thursday night, MLB announced the remaining schedule for both championship series', with the exception of NLCS Game 7. The announcement came during Friday's ALCS Game 1. The schedule for the first two games of both series' was already set […]

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