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Sarah's Take: Lovullo proves right man for job
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On Tuesday, Torey Lovullo of the Arizona Diamondbacks was named the National League Manager of the Year. In his first year with the D-backs, Lovullo reversed the club’s 69-93 record from the previous year, going 93-69 to earn the top National League Wild Card spot and taking Arizona to its first National League Division Series […]

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Sarah's Take: Bellinger just getting started
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Rookie Cody Bellinger played with a youthful enthusiasm and intensity that the Dodgers needed. Of course, he will have growing pains in his career. Nevertheless, Bellinger should have a bright, long career ahead of him.

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Rangers news: We will take our time over appointing a new manager
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The Portuguese boss lost seven of his 26 games in charge of the club. Chairman Dave King pulled the trigger two weeks ago but has yet to find the right man to fill the void. The Gers confirmed that they have received "numerous" applications, but they have not yet sat down to interview any candidates

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The Royals free agents: take most of what you hear with a grain of salt
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The free-agent market is now open and speculation on which players will sign with which teams has begun. Jim Duquette, former Mets GM and current MLB.com columnist, has predicted that the Royals will resign Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas. That would be awesome; I already know those guys and wouldn'

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Judging MLB's award finalists: Who will take home the hardware?
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Judging MLB’s award finalists: Who will take home the hardware?

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Tribe trio out to take home major hardware
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The Indians finished this season with the second-most wins in franchise history, posted historic pitching numbers and enjoyed the longest winning streak in the history of the American League. Corey Kluber and Jose Ramirez led the charge, while manager Terry Francona steered the ship. It came as no surprise then that Kluber, Ramirez and Francona […]

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Sarah's Take: 2017 Dodgers were special
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The 2017 World Series was a historic, hard-fought series, and either the Astros or the Los Angeles Dodgers could have taken home the Commissioner’s Trophy.

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Acuna, Fried take AFL Player of Week awards
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After rocketing through Atlanta’s system during the regular season, Braves prospects Ronald Acuna and Max Fried haven’t slowed down in the Arizona Fall League. The Braves prospects swept the AFL’s week 3 awards as the league’s Hitter and Pitcher of the Week.

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Dodgers, Astros take epic Series to Houston
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Now that the Astros have evened things up with an epic, exhausting and exhilarating Game 2 at Dodger Stadium, there can be no denying that this Fall Classic has true classic potential. So Game 3 at Minute Maid Park on Friday night, with Lance McCullers Jr. and Yu Darvish set to start, will be a […]

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Dodgers beat Astros to take hot World Series opener
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LOS ANGELES (AP) No sweat, Clayton Kershaw. Changing jerseys to beat the 103-degree heat, the Dodgers ace with a checkered playoff history delivered a signature performance, pitching Los Angeles past the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener. Boosted by Justin Turner’s tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning off Dallas Keuchel, […]

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Dodgers have '88 squad doing double take
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In 1988, Rick Dempsey, Mickey Hatcher, Dave Anderson, Tracy Woodson and Mike Davis formed the core of The Stuntmen, a ragtag bench of Dodgers misfits that embraced understudy roles and stepped up when a Kirk Gibson or Mike Scioscia or Alfredo Griffin went down. Sounds a lot like Enrique Hernandez, Andre Ethier, Joc Pederson and […]

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Split take: History lesson on 2-2 series
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The Astros jumped out to a 2-0 series lead at their home ballpark. Now the Yankees have evened things up at theirs, following Tuesday’s 6-4 comeback victory in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. And so it is that Game 5 at Yankee Stadium looms large as both clubs try to fight their […]

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