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Yankees' franchise familiar with 0-2 comebacks
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History suggests that teams losing the first two games of a best-of-seven postseason series face steep odds. But the Yankees franchise knows, better than anyone, that exceptions happen.

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Rangers acquire Class A Hickory franchise
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The Rangers announced Thursday they have purchased the Class A Hickory Crawdads of the South Atlantic League. The Rangers have had a working relationship with Hickory since 2009 and won the 2015 South Atlantic League title.

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Royals honor Moose for franchise HR mark
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Prior to Saturday night’s game against the D-backs, the Royals honored third baseman Mike Moustakas for his single-season franchise home run record (38).

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Astros secure 100-win season for 2nd time in franchise history
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The Houston Astros sealed their 100th victory of the season for the second time in franchise history with a 3-2 win against the Boston Red Sox on Friday night, becoming the third team in 2017 to reach the century mark in wins. The Astros won 102 games back in 1998 but went on to lose […]

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Indians win 100 games for 3rd time in franchise history
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With Thursday's victory over the Minnesota Twins, the Cleveland Indians have broken the century mark in wins for only the third time in franchise history, and the first time in 21 years. The Indians also surpassed the 100-win threshold in 1995 and 1954 – going on to lose the World Series in both years. They […]

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Gennett sets franchise record with 4th slam
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When the Reds claimed Scooter Gennett off waivers from the Brewers on March 28 to be a utility player, no one envisioned him eventually seizing the everyday spot at second base this season.

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Dodgers match worst losing streak in franchise history since move to L.A.
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It keeps getting worse. The Los Angeles Dodgers dropped their 10th straight contest Sunday, falling 8-1 to the Colorado Rockies and matching the longest losing streak in franchise history since the team moved from Brooklyn in 1958. The all-time franchise record stands at 16 straight losses, set by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1944. City Losing […]

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Indians set franchise record with 15th consecutive win
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The indomitable Cleveland Indians made history Thursday night in Chicago, stomping the White Sox 11-2 at Guaranteed Rate Field to set a new franchise record with their 15th consecutive win. Propelled by a seven-inning, 13-strikeout effort from right-hander Corey Kluber, as well as a monster performance from Francisco Lindor, who finished a double shy of […]

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Diamondbacks break franchise record with 13th straight victory
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Pinch-hitter Adam Rosales doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame a rare deficit to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 13th straight win. Their winning streak is the second-longest in the majors this season behind Cleveland's current 14 in […]

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Diamondbacks tie franchise record with 12th straight win
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Brandon Drury hit a grounder to third base that scored the go-ahead runs when Justin Turner's throw home got away, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the slumping Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Tuesday night for their 12th consecutive victory, tying a franchise record. Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez (3-4) issued consecutive walks to […]

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Stanton ultimate cornerstone for any franchise
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You do not trade a player like Giancarlo Stanton. You just don’t. You don’t even consider it. That’s an option the Miami Marlins should take off the table regardless of who owns the franchise. Instead, you do exactly the opposite.

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Zimmerman sets franchise mark on 5-RBI night
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Ryan Zimmerman has spent a lot of time on the top step of the home dugout at Nationals Park lately. He keeps putting himself atop the local record books, and the fans keep summoning him to that top step for a curtain call.

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