Category Archives: Baseball

Jason Kipnis wants Steve Bartman to throw out first pitch at Wrigley, but he shouldn’t

If you don’t know who Steve Bartman is, let’s take a trip back to 2003. The Chicago Cubs are in the midst of one of the best runs the team has had in its history. The “lovable losers” have won … Continue reading

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MLB Championship Series facts, figures, schedules as final four teams prepare to battle

After the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Washington Nationals, 4-3, in the nation’s capital on Thursday night, the MLB Championship Series schedule was finally set, featuring a quartet of teams that haven’t won a World Series in at least two decades. The … Continue reading

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Vin Scully gives final call, leaves legacy and hole in hearts of Los Angeles

Sixty-seven seasons. Twenty-five World Series. Nineteen no-hitters. Three perfect games. Those are just some of the numbers and high points associated with Vin Scully’s illustrious broadcast career, one that came to an end Sunday afternoon. The Los Angeles Dodgers fell … Continue reading

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MLB postseason teams, schedules finalized on last day of regular season

Sunday was the final day of the regular season and before any games started, three Wild Card playoff positions were still up for grabs — two in the American League and one in the National League. Now that those spots … Continue reading

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Chicago Cubs World Series tickets already on sale, for cost of trip to Paris

The Chicago Cubs haven’t made it to the World Series yet, in case you’re keeping score at home. They haven’t made it to the NLCS yet; heck, they haven’t played a postseason game yet. But don’t tell StubHub that. The … Continue reading

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Dee Gordon hits emotional HR following Marlins’ tribute to Jose Fernandez

Dee Gordon appeared to be fine — but then the emotion of the moment hit him. The Miami Marlins leadoff hitter was the first of “The Fish” to step into the batter’s box since the tragic death of the team’s superstar … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher wins MLB debut, shares touching moment with dad

The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, on Wednesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak, but the team’s 68th win of the season was most memorable to the man who got the W. Trevor Williams earned the … Continue reading

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Miami Marlins quietly in hunt for National League Wild Card spot

Maybe it’s new manager Don Mattingly. In six years of managing big league ball, he’s never finished a season with a losing record. Perhaps it’s the consistency of Martin Prado. He leads the team with a .323 batting average, the highest of … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Angels making it easy for Mike Trout to consider leaving

When the Los Angeles Angels drafted Mike Trout in 2009, few knew the gem they had stumbled upon. A lanky 17-year-old outfielder who had a quick swing and solid range would turn into a five-time All-Star and AL MVP with … Continue reading

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