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Manfred Announces Investigation, Did Astros Steal Signs?

Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball’s commissioner, had no issues announcing an ongoing investigation that was launched after a bombshell report from The Athletic. The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich published an article on Nov. 16, 2019, referencing an email from 2017 that was sent from the Houston Astros’ front …

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Caught Stealing: Astros Accused of Stealing Signs During 2017 World-Series Run

Trouble is brewing in Texas for a former championship-winning team. Less than three weeks ago, the Houston Astros suffered a heart-wrenching loss in the World Series to the Washington Nationals. The thrilling, seven-game finale to the postseason marked the Nationals’ first World Series crown in team history. In turn, the …

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Verlander and deGrom Win Cy Young Awards

The Baseball Writers Association of America announced the winners of the Cy Young Award on Wednesday. Jacob deGrom swept the National League polls, earning 29 of 30 first-place votes, just like he did in 2018. He is only the seventh pitcher in the National League to win the award at …

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Former Met Carlos Beltran Takes Over as Manager

The New York Mets announced on Monday that former outfielder Carlos Beltran will be the team’s new manager. The nine-time MLB All-Star spent seven years with the Mets organization from 2005 to 2011. Furthermore, Beltran earned three Golden Gloves and two Silver Sluggers during his time with the Mets. Beltran …

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Nationals Clinch First World Series in Franchise History

Cinderella story complete. The Washington Nationals are the 2019 World Series Champions. At one point this season, the Nationals were 19-31 and were on the verge of selling some of their best assets at the trade deadline. Fast forward to October, the Nationals clinched a wildcard berth and beat the …

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World Series On the Line Tonight

Game 6 of the World Series was everything one could ask for from a baseball game. It was an entertaining and fierce match that doubts the idea of baseball being sluggish. The series is tied 3-3 and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is on the mound tonight against the Houston …

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Nationals Force Game 7 in World Series

The Washington Nationals force a deciding Game 7 in the World Series with a wild 7-2 win over the Houston Astros in Houston on Tuesday night.  Game 7 will be played Wednesday night in Houston. Game 6 Recap Facing elimination, the Nationals pulled through to keep their season alive.  After …

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Cole Dominates Nationals in Game 4 to Even Series

Another Gerrit Cole start, another W for the Astros. The Houston Astros defeated the Washington Nationals 7-1 in Game 5 of the World Series behind a strong Gerrit Cole pitching performance for a third straight Houston win. Throughout the playoffs, Gerrit Cole has looked like the most dominant pitcher in …

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Unstoppable Nationals on cusp of making franchise history

Who could have predicted that the Washington Nationals would be up 2-0 in the world series against the Houston Astros? A majority of that sentence would have sounded insane midway through the season. The Nationals were sitting with the same amount of losses as the Detroit Tigers on June 1. …

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