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ALDS Game 5 Previews – Blue Jays vs. Rangers, Astros vs. Royals

Which teams will advance to the Championship Series?

October has (thankfully) delivered some chilly weather, but the American League Divisional Series has delivered nothing but HEAT this 2015 postseason. Wednesday will feature two ALDS Winner-Take-All Game 5 match-ups, leading off with the Toronto Blue Jays hosting the Texas Rangers at Rogers Centre in Ontario. The fact that the …

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NLDS Game 3 Recap

The Cubs will try to do something later today that they’ve never done in their 99 year history at Wrigley Field. Since the Weeghman Park days starting in 1916, the Chicago Cubs have never won a playoff series at Wrigley Field. Last night, the Cubs won their first playoff game …

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Rangers-Blue Jays ALDS Game 1 Preview

The Texas Rangers travel north of the border to take on the Toronto Blue Jays for Game One of the American League Divisional Series on Thursday afternoon. The AL East champion Blue Jays (93-69) will be playing in their first playoff game since winning their last World Series championship in …

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Cubs-Pirates NL Wild Card Preview

The Chicago Cubs travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates Wednesday night for the NL Wild Card game. Cubs manager Joe Maddon has led his team to the postseason in his first year as manager and the team makes its first postseason appearance since 2008. On the other hand, the …

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Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams fired

The Washington Nationals have fired former manager Matt Williams and his coaching staff after the team failed to make the playoffs. For a team that won division titles in 2012 and 2014, not winning a playoff series was a huge blow. The Nationals were a World Series favorite in spring …

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MLB Action: Marlins and Rays Monday Recap/Tuesday Preview

The Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays were both downed at home in their season opening games on Monday. The Marlins lost 2-1 to the Atlanta Braves, and the Rays lost 6-2 to the Baltimore Orioles. The Marlins can credit their disappointing loss to sloppy play and tough breaks.  They …

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AL Wild Card Preview

The Oakland Athletics (88-74) visit Kauffman Stadium Tuesday night for a one game playoff with the Kansas City Royals (89-73), who are making their first postseason appearance since 1985. The pitching matchup will feature a duo who has faced off many times before in their AL East days. Former Rays …

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Marlins Blank Braves, More in MLB Roundup

Behind a dominant performance from Jose Fernandez, the Miami Marlins shutout the Atlanta Braves 9-0 on Tuesday. Fernandez pitched eight innings giving up two hits, and striking out eight, while picking up his fourth win of the season. Fernandez’s earned run average is now 1.59 which ranks him fifth in …

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White Sox Slug Rays, More In MLB Round-up

A day after seeing former Cy Young winner David Price give up eight runs in six innings, Rays rookie starter Jake Odorizzi was hoping to pick up the slack and deliver a solid start.  Unfortunately, the young right-hander was chased from the game for the second straight time before completing five …

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