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Tigers hire Ron Gardenhire to lead them through rebuild
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Ron Gardenhire will return to the AL Central in 2018. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) The Detroit Tigers are going through a rebuild, and need a manager who has experience with youngsters. They found their man Thursday, reportedly hiring former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire to guide them through the next couple seasons. While the Tigers have […]

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The kid who nearly caught the Astros homer had an angel in the outfield: His brother
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When young Houston Astros fan Carson Riley reached down from his seat in right field of Minute Maid Park and tried to catch a Carlos Correa homer in his glove during Game 2 of the American League Championship Series, people were quick to make Jeffrey Maier comparisons. They were both 12-year-olds, both involved in a […]

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Yankees roast Red Sox so hard on Twitter they should delete their account
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Turns out, the Boston Red Sox’s biggest loss of the year came after their season ended. The team should probably delete its Twitter account after being brutally roasted by their most hated rival, the New York Yankees on Tuesday. And while we’re not here to pick sides, the Red Sox kinda had it coming. The […]

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Tickets for Game 3 of the NLCS are going for under face value
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It didn’t take long for Chicago Cubs fans to revert back to their pre-2016 mindset. With the team trailing 0-2 to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series, Cubs fans seem hesitant about attending Game 3 at Wrigley Field. Tickets for the contest are reportedly selling for less than face value, according […]

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Ken Griffey Jr.'s bronze bat was stolen from his Safeco Field statue
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How hard is it to steal something from a statue? Apparently it’s easier than you think. The bronze bat held by Ken Griffey Jr.’s statue, which is outside Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington, was stolen on Tuesday. BREAKING: Someone has stolen Ken Griffey Junior's bat outside Safeco Field: @Mariners #Seattle @KING5Seattle @SeattlePD pic.twitter.com/9I2QeJLmjA — Chris […]

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Dodgers vs. Cubs NLCS Game 5 live stream info, TV channel, time, starting pitchers: How to watch 2017 MLB playoffs
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Los Angeles will have another chance to close the series out on the road

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SportsLine MLB playoff odds, projections: Yankees World Series chances skyrocket
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Also, how much did the Cubs increase their chances?

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AL West News: Rangers decline club option on Napoli
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The Rangers have informed Mike Napoli that they won't be picking up his club option for 2018, as reported by Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News. Instead, the Rangers will give Napoli a $2.5M buyout and send him on his way. The soon to be 36-year old slashed an anemic .193/.285/.428 this year,

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The Cubs won an NLCS game, but now they have to do it 3 more times
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The Cubs avoided being swept in the NLCS for the second time in three years with a Game 4 victory over the Dodgers. As of right now, that's all they've accomplished: being down 3-0 is the hardest road in MLB's postseason, and as of now the Cubs have merely taken their first few steps. Clayton

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NLCS Game 4: Willson Contreras crushes 491-foot home run off Wrigley video board
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WILLLLLLLLLLLLSONNNNNNN. 491 FEET! pic.twitter.com/LmOONXwbau — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) October 19, 2017 CHICAGO —  Down 3-0 in the NLCS, the Cubs aren’t going quietly. With a brisk wind blowing out at Wrigley, they’re actually making quite a bit of racket. Willson Contreras hit an absolute rocket to left field in the bottom of the second […]

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ALCS Game 5: What the heck happened to the Astros offense?
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In the four games of their first-round playoff series, the Houston Astros got RBIs from nine different hitters. It showed their lineup was deep, dangerous and maybe even World Series bound. In five games of their American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees, the Astros have scored exactly nine runs. Going into Game […]

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TBS baseball host attempts to explain racially insensitive 'Oreo' joke
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TBS studio Casey Stern is flanked by (left to right) Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Gary Sheffield and Pedro Martinez. (TBS) TBS studio host Casey Stern is catching heat for a poorly thought out and racially insensitive attempt at humor during the pregame show before Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. Flanked by former […]

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