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Rays Ace Charlie Morton Struggles in Return to Houston

Tampa Bay Rays’ starting pitcher Charlie Morton returned to Houston for the first time since signing with the Rays in December. Although welcomed warmly by the fans, his former teammates weren’t so gracious. A Champion Returns Home The 35-year-old righty called Houston home for two full seasons. His most memorable …

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MLB Pennant Races As Close As Ever

With only a little over a week left in the MLB regular season, the playoff picture is still a little fuzzy. Only the Cleveland Indians have clinched their division, and the Boston Red Sox have clinched a playoff spot. American League The AL East is pretty much decided with the …

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MLB Pennant Races Heat Up

With the MLB postseason just over two weeks away, some of the league’s pennant races are closer now than ever before. NL Central The tightest battle for the pennant around the league is in the NL Central. As it stands now, the Chicago Cubs hold a one game lead over the Milwaukee …

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Taking the A’s Train

The Oakland Athletics are hot. Red hot. After a shutout win Monday night against the Texas Rangers, the A’s now sit atop the AL West standings tied for first place with the defending champion Houston Astros. Since losing four straight from June 12 to June 15 that pushed them to …

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Flurry of Action as MLB Trade Deadline Looms

The MLB Trade Deadline is rapidly approaching with the deadline being at 4 p.m. Tuesday. There’s already been plenty of action, with the potential for more fireworks still a possibility. Latest Deals Rays Land Tommy Pham In a rare instance of the Rays being buyers instead of sellers, Tampa Bay …

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