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Trout, Stanton headline Hank Aaron award nominees
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Offensive production was at the center of the 2017 MLB season where more home runs were hit than ever before. The Hank Aaron Awards, given out during the World Series, are aimed at rewarding the best in both leagues in that department, though it goes beyond long balls. An annual tradition since 1999, retired Boston […]

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Report: Phillies considering ex-GM Ruben Amaro Jr. for manager
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The Philadelphia Phillies‘ managerial job is now vacant after Pete Mackanin was moved from the dugout to a front-office position, and the team is now searching far and wide for its next skipper. No stone is being left unturned, it seems, and multiple candidates have been mentioned as possibilities to take over the rebuilding club. […]

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Watch: A-Rod refuses Red Sox helmet from Big Papi
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@AROD picks the @RedSox And @davidortiz tries to put his helmet on him pic.twitter.com/s97L1GDRL1 — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) October 9, 2017 Offering his pre-game prediction, longtime New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez picked his rival Boston Red Sox to defeat the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the ALDS. Delighted, broadcast colleague David Ortiz […]

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Verlander makes 1st career relief appearance in Game 4
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The Houston Astros are going for the jugular. Two innings after Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale made a rare relief appearance in Game 4 of the ALDS, the Houston Astros countered by shockingly calling on Justin Verlander – their scheduled starter for a potential Game 5 – to make his first career relief appearance […]

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Watch: Benintendi gives Red Sox lead with 2-run HR off of Verlander
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Ace in. Benny out. #ALDS pic.twitter.com/71oSkcyeNY — MLB (@MLB) October 9, 2017 With Justin Verlander making the first relief appearance of his career, looking to defend a one-run lead, Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi gave the veteran right-hander a rude welcoming, clobbering a two-run dinger to claim a 3-2 lead. Benintendi was the […]

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Watch: Astros' Bregman ties game with solo bomb off Sale
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OVER THE MONSTER, TIE GAME! Alex Bregman ties it up for the @astros https://t.co/C8j8XwTpjM — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) October 9, 2017 Chris Sale was untouchable for four innings. Then came Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman. For the second time in the series, Bregman homered off the Boston Red Sox southpaw. He opened the […]

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Astros advance to ALCS with Game 4 win over Red Sox
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BOSTON (AP) Justin Verlander outpitched Chris Sale in a relief role reversal of aces, and the Houston Astros advanced to their first AL Championship Series, rallying past the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Monday in Game 4 of their playoff matchup. Houston will open the ALCS on Friday, either at Cleveland or at home against the […]

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Coors Field beset by blizzard while dome is open in Arizona
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With Game 3 of the National League Division Series scheduled for Monday night at Chase Field between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies fans have a glimpse of what might have been. Had the Rockies managed to defeat the Diamondbacks in the wild-card game, Monday's game would have taken place at Coors […]

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Watch: Schwarber muffs catch, boots ball in comedy of errors
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Kyle Schwarber does his best circus act in left field with two errors. And now Jose Quintana is out of the game. Wow. pic.twitter.com/AQVfiJIeVq — Pitcher List (@ThePitcherList) October 9, 2017 Kyle Schwarber‘s misadventures in left field continued Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field, much to the delight of the Washington Nationals. With his Chicago Cubs […]

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Man sues Cubs, says foul ball at Wrigley blinded him in eye
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CHICAGO (AP) A man is suing the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball after he was struck in the face by a foul ball at Wrigley Field and left blind in one eye.

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Will Luis Severino bounce back for Yankees in Game 4 of the ALDS?
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In his first MLB post season outing, Yankee's pitcher Luis Severino was pulled after only pitching 1/3 innings. The MLB crew explains what he needs to do to find success in Game 4 of the ALDS against the Cleveland Indians.

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Girardi hopes replay gaffe doesn't affect future with Yankees
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Joe Girardi’s contract as manager of the New York Yankees expires after the postseason. And there’s been some speculation that he may not be brought back. The rumblings stem from his blunder in Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians when he failed to request a review on a hit-by-pitch […]

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