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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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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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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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Nationals Take Commanding 2-0 Lead Over Astros

The Washington Nationals are off to a dream start in the fall classic. With Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander starting Game 1 and 2 for the Houston Astros, Washington would probably have been satisfied with one win. The Nationals showed why they are the hottest team in baseball defeating the …

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Astros put Yankees on brink of elimination in ALCS

One win. That is all the Houston Astros need to knock the New York Yankees out of playoff contention and make it to the 2019 World Series. If the Yankees want to extend their postseason run, then they are going to have to clean up their game from last night …

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Yankees Look to Even Up ALCS

Mother Nature may be a Houston Astros fan. Game 3 of the ALCS was rained out yesterday, so the Yankees will try to even up the series when they host Houston tonight. However, the one-day delay could make a world of difference for the Bronx Bombers. Starting Pitching is Crucial …

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Astros Clinch AL West

The Houston Astros earned the American League West division title for a third consecutive season and their ninth title overall. This is their longest winning streak since 1997-99.  The Astros secured the title after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 13-5 Sunday night. https://twitter.com/astros/status/1175888351909441538 The Astros now have a 102-54 record, …

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