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This unfortunate stat shows just how bad the Cubs were in Game 3
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Among the things you never want to see in a playoff baseball game, walking the opposing pitcher with the bases loaded ranks right up there with home-run bouncing off an outfielder’s head. But that’s just what happened to the Chicago Cubs in their 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the […]

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Cubs fans leave ugly NLCS Game 3 early, get trolled hard by L.A.
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Fair or not, Los Angeles Dodgers fans have a rep: They show up late and they leave early. Hey, Los Angeles traffic ain’t nothing nice. L.A. as a whole got a little of comeuppance Tuesday night, as their beloved Dodgers clobbered the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of the National League Division Series. The Cubs […]

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Shaq shows why he played basketball with awful pitch on TBS postgame
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Shaq could be a max-effort, terrible control reliever for an MLB team today. (Screengrab via @cjzero on Twitter) Shaquille O’Neal has everything a coach could want from a power pitcher. He’s strong, tall and exceptionally powerful. After Tuesday night, however, we think he might need to work on his mechanics. Shaq showed why he decided […]

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LEADOFF: Braves' McGuirk says MLB probe 'basically wrapped up'
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Good morning. This is LEADOFF, an early look at Atlanta sports.  NORTH PORT, FLA. – Braves chairman and CEO Terry McGuirk, who had made no public comments about the rule-breaking scandal that has rocked the franchise for the past two weeks, largely held to that stance when asked about the MLB investigation

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Picking THE All-Time Postseason Hero for Every MLB Team
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George Brett is the face of the Kansas City Royals and his three-run home run off Goose Gossage in Game 3 of the 1980 ALCS is right up there with the Pine Tar Incident as the most memorable moments in franchise history. However, postseason hero honors go to Bret Saberhagen for his work in the 1985 […]

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Evacuations ordered as crews battle wildfire in Santa Cruz mountains
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Northern California firefighters are battling a fire that sprang up overnight in the mountains around Santa Cruz, prompting evacuation orders. Rob Sherman, assistant chief of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, told KNTV news that at least one structure was destroyed and about

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Major League Baseball considering expansion, radical realignment
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Let's talk about the pros and cons of MLB's possible expansion to Portland and Montreal

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MLB Rallies To Help Boy Whose Baseball Collection Was Destroyed By Fire
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As thousands of Californians take stock of the damage caused by wildfires, one boy's story has at least half of the teams in Major League Baseball rallying behind him. In a letter to the Oakland Athletics, posted on Twitter by Katie Utehs, an ABC 7 News Bay Area journalist, 9-year-old Loren Jade

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The Cubs' struggling offense will have to figure out Yu Darvish in NLCS Game 3
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Nearly two days after it happened, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s managerial oopsie-doodle in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series is still the only thing anyone wants to talk about. (And who could blame them?) But it’s important to remember: the Cubs are playing the Los Angeles Dodgers in a seven-game series, and […]

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Las Vegas taxpayers being forced to pay $80M for ballpark naming rights
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Cashman Field won’t be the home of the Las Vegas minor league baseball team for much longer. (Getty Images) Questionable stadium deals have become the norm in baseball (and in all of sports, really). The Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves both have stadiums that were built largely with public money, and they will continue […]

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9-year-old lost all his baseball memorabilia in a fire, now fans are rallying to help him
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A 9-year-old Oakland Athletics fan penned a heartfelt letter to his favorite team recounting every baseball-loving kid’s worst nightmare — his entire collection of memorabilia was gone, lost when his burned down in the Northern California wildfires. And now the A’s and their fans are rallying to rebuild the young boy’s baseball memorabilia collection. It’s […]

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Extended Cut of Turner’s walk-off three-run homer
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Watch an extended cut of Justin Turner’s three-run walk-off home run to give the Dodgers a 2-0 series lead in the NLCS over the Cubs Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Former Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize all […]

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