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MLB postseason: Four biggest U.S. cities reach final four for first time ever
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What’s left of Major League Baseball’s postseason is decidedly a major-market affair. For the first time ever, the four most-populated U.S. cities — New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston — are represented in the American League and National League Championship Series. The Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals on Thursday night to bring baseball to […]

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Judge uses his reach to deny Lindor of HR
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Yankees rookie Aaron Judge wasn’t about to let Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor play the part of hero again on Sunday night in Game 3 of the ALDS presented by Doosan.

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Anderson, wife reach out to Chicago youth
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Tim Anderson and Bria Anderson are focused on giving back to the youth of Chicago. That point was one of many made clear by the White Sox shortstop and his wife as part of a Wednesday panel entitled “Empowering Teenagers,” during the second annual Chicago Sports Summit at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

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Astros edge Sox, reach 100 wins for 2nd time
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Unable to get the big hit in the late innings, the Red Sox remained stuck in their quest to win the American League East, taking a 3-2 loss to the Astros on Friday night at Fenway Park. The Astros’ victory marked the second time in club history that Houston has reached the 100-win plateau.

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Gallo relieved to reach 40-homer mark
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Joey Gallo hit a 2-run homer off of A’s starter Daniel Gossett in the second inning on Saturday for his 40th of the year to give the Rangers a 2-0 lead.

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Rockies face Kershaw with Wild Card in reach
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Colorado is one win or one Milwaukee loss from clinching the second National League Wild Card berth and Clayton Kershaw has an NL Cy Young Award on the line as the Rockies and Dodgers prepare to meet Saturday night at Coors Field in the penultimate game of the regular season.

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Twins take on Tribe with playoff clinch in reach
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The Twins will have a chance to clinch their first postseason berth since 2010 on Wednesday, as they take on the Indians in the second game of three at Progressive Field. Following their 8-6 win over the Indians on Tuesday, the Twins’ magic number to clinch the second American League Wild Card spot is down […]

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Astros blitz Rangers, 14-3; Tribe in reach?
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The Astros clinched home-field advantage in the ALDS and eliminated the Rangers from postseason contention in convincing fashion Tuesday night, bashing out 18 hits to back six strong innings from Dallas Keuchel for a 14-3 rout at Globe Life Park.

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Dodgers face Padres with No. 1 seed in reach
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The National League West champion Dodgers will continue their march toward home-field advantage throughout the postseason when they face the Padres on Tuesday in Los Angeles. L.A. can lock up home-field advantage in the NL playoffs with a win and a Washington loss.

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MLB Magic Number Watch: Cubs head to St. Louis with division title within reach
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The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the NL wild-card game. That much of the postseason picture was cleared up Sunday. We’ve still got two divisions — the AL East and NL Central — that need clinching and two wild-card spots up for grabs. [Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy Football! Join for free] Each day […]

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Tribal leader? MLB's best record in reach
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It really was not that all that long ago that this year’s Dodgers were being lauded as a potentially all-time great team. They seemed destined for baseball’s best record and would head into October as the heavy favorites to win it all, with home-field advantage in the World Series helping their cause. This was before […]

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Blackmon first to reach 200 hits this season
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Charlie Blackmon’s terrific season reached another milestone Tuesday. Blackmon roped a two-out, two-RBI double in the second inning for hit No. 200 of the season, becoming the first Rockies player to reach that plateau since Matt Holliday had 216 hits during the 2007 campaign.

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