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Tigers prospect channels Derek Jeter with majestic jumping throw
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Your browser does not support iframes. Less than a week ago, Detroit Tigers shortstop prospect Dixon Machado executed a fantastic barehanded over-the-shoulder catch for his Triple-A team the Toledo Mud Hens. That acrobatic catch made us think of New York Mets third baseman David Wright. Well, Machado is at it again. But this time he’s […]

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World Cup Qualifying: El Salvador players share audio of match-fixing bribe vs. Canada
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The El Salvador national team came out with some big news on Monday

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Royals retire rally mantis after terrific run of success
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The Kansas City Royals’ Rally Mantis perched on a hat. (Getty Images) If the Kansas City Royals are going to claw their way back into a playoff spot they’re going to do so without their beloved rally mantis. Mantis mania has gripped Kansas City since a praying mantis appeared in the Royals’ dugout in early […]

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Matt Shoemaker needed emergency surgery to stop brain bleeding
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A scary scene for Matt Shoemaker in Seattle on Sunday afternoon turned into an even scarier one later that night. Shoemaker was hit in the head by a Kyle Seager line drive and was diagnosed with a small skull fracture and hematoma. That’s obviously a very serious injury and Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Monday that further scans showed […]

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Joey Votto almost forgot how to turn a double play
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Most of the time Joey Votto makes playing baseball look easy. The Cincinnati Reds star has perhaps the best batting eye in the league and what he does on the field often appears effortless. That was not the case Monday afternoon, though. Not only did Votto not take the simple and straightforward route, he made the […]

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A's ballboy goes all-out in diving attempt to save team's bullpen
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The Oakland Athletics may have come up short during Monday’s 10-7 loss to the Los Angeles Angels, but you couldn’t question their effort. The team battled back despite an early deficit, but could never quite close the gap. That resolve extended far beyond the club’s 40-man roster. Even the team’s ballboy was going all-out in […]

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MLB Week 22 Power Rankings: Rangers move up to No. 2
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MLB Week 22 Power Rankings: Rangers move up to No. 2

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Francisco Rodriguez saves 424th game, moves to fourth all-time
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After a slow start, the Detroit Tigers have been one of the biggest surprises in baseball this season. At the start of June, the club sat two games under .500, and was in fourth place in the American League Central. Since then, the team has gone on a tremendous run. Over the past three months, Detroit […]

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Red Sox lose on walk-off despite Eduardo Rodriguez's no-hit bid
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Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. For 23 outs, everything seemed to be coming up Boston Red Sox during […]

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The Braves' winning streak has changed almost everything
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Earlier in the season, it seemed inconceivable that the Atlanta Braves would finish anywhere but in last place in the NL East, and close to last in all of baseball. As recently as August 20, the Braves were 29.5 games back of first place, 13.5 games behind their closest competitor. They had just 44 wins, […]

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Reds and Angels meet in Free Game of the Day
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It’s been a disastrous season for the Cincinnati Reds. At 55-76, the team currently sits in last place in the National League Central. While first baseman Joey Votto remains effective at age-32, the team around him is in pretty rough shape. Aside from Votto’s fantastic heel turn this season, the Reds haven’t received a lot of […]

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Mike Trout uninjured after being involved in postgame car crash
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Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout was reportedly uninjured after being involved in a car accident hours after Wednesday’s 3-0 win against the Cincinnati Reds. According to CBS Los Angeles, Trout was driving on the southbound 55 Freeway at McFadden Avenue in Tustin when he collided with two other cars while attempting to stop for a […]

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