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Cal Ripkin, Jr. says MLB is very different today, confidence makes you ‘more valuable’
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Cal Ripkin, Jr., known as “The Iron Man” who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles from 1981 to 2001, told FOX Business the key to performing at a high level is consistency.

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Umpire says he blew call in 8th inning on Granderon's swing
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Umpire Jim Wolf got it wrong. Before the Chicago Cubs managed to stay alive with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of the National League Championship on Wednesday, the contest was the platform for controversy in the eighth inning. After Dodgers hitter Curtis Granderson argued a foul tip after striking […]

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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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New York Yankees: Ex-Trainer Gene Monahan Says He Knows How to Win
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Yankees fans already know this…. But, for those of you who are more interested in Wall Street than sports, here's an update. The New York Yankees head to game 3, against the Houston Astro's. Tonight, it's a must-win scenario. Deep breath. A bit of hopeful news, the Yankees have home-field

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Cubs' Joe Maddon says he will meet with MLB concerning the 'Buster Posey rule'
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Maddon was ejected from Game 1 for arguing about the controversial home plate blocking rule

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Derek Jeter says Marlins will donate $200,000 to hurricane relief effort
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Derek Jeter announces generous Marlins donation to hurricane relief fund during event at Marlins Park. (AP) In one of his first public appearances in Miami as owner of the Marlins, Derek Jeter announced his new franchise will be donating $200,000 to the hurricane relief efforts on-going in Puerto Rico. Jeter appeared on stage at Jennifer […]

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Derek Jeter says he'd be fine with Marlins kneeling during national anthem
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New owner Derek Jeter will let his players and coaches decide if they want to kneel during the national anthem. (AP) If a Miami Marlins player or coach wants to kneel during the national anthem to bring awareness to social injustices, new owner Derek Jeter says he won’t stand in their way. Speaking to the […]

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Emotional Girardi says Yankees supported him after Game 2 blunder
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After his team forced a deciding Game 5, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi touched on an emotional 48 hours preceding from a controversial judgement call made during his team’s tough Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Indians. “When you go through what we went through on – I don’t even remember what day that […]

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Man sues Cubs, says foul ball at Wrigley blinded him in eye
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CHICAGO (AP) A man is suing the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball after he was struck in the face by a foul ball at Wrigley Field and left blind in one eye.

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MLB playoffs: Joe Girardi says he 'screwed up' by not challenging crucial Game 2 HBP
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Joe Girardi said after the second game of the American League Division Series that they didn't have enough time to review a questionable hit batter call that changed the game. Saturday he took full responsibility for not asking the umpries to review it "I screwed up," Girardi told reporters

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D-Backs coach says Apple Watch was on airplane mode during game
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After all the drama that erupted when a member of the Boston Red Sox coaching staff was caught using an electronic watch to get an unfair competitive edge, Major League Baseball was bound to keep a close eye on wrists in dugouts everywhere. During the Arizona Diamondbacks' 11-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies in the […]

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MacPhail says Phillies to upgrade ballpark
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The Phillies are planning to invest millions to improve the fan experience, upgrade security and more.

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