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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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Rays Defeat A’s to Advance to ALDS

No money, no problem. The Tampa Bay Rays used four home runs to down the Oakland Athletics 5-1 in the AL wild-card game Wednesday night. The Rays, who have the lowest payroll in the MLB, move on to face the Houston Astros in the divisional round beginning Friday. How it …

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Out In the Wild: Rays Look To Survive Against A’s

Welcome to Major League Baseball in October. Last night’s Wild Card round between the Nationals and Brewers illustrated just how dramatic post-season baseball can be. Now, with one Wild Card game played, it’s time for the Rays and A’s to show that small-market teams can play baseball. Spitting Image It’s …

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Rays Clinging On To AL Wild Card Spot

The Tampa Bay Rays lost 7-5 to the LA Dodgers Tuesday night. Now having lost two straight games, the Rays may be on the outside looking in for the final AL Wild Card place. Not quite enough tonight. https://t.co/tTsDteD91C pic.twitter.com/dPCCSlXL9E — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) September 18, 2019 Game Recap …

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AL Wild Card: Rays Win, Retain Lead

Rays win, retain AL Wild Card lead

It took extra innings, but the Tampa Bay Rays got the job done against the Texas Rangers to retain a 1.5-game lead over the Oakland A’s in the AL Wild Card. The Rays have now won six straight. Took extras, took the first in TEX. #RaysUp RECAP // https://t.co/f1GTDsYQ9A pic.twitter.com/TE5QoMQj0d …

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AL Wild Card Race Heats Up

With just over a month left in the 2019 MLB season, the AL Wild Card race is heating up. The AL is incredibly top-heavy this season, with the New York Yankees and Houston Astros in firm control of the top two seeds. However, behind the Yanks and ‘Stros, it gets …

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Bader, Puk Shine in the Big Leagues

In 2015, Harrison Bader and A.J. Puk were teammates at the University of Florida. Both players now sport MLB uniforms. Bader was called back to the big-leagues on Tuesday after starting the 2019 season on the St. Louis Cardinals roster. The speedy center fielder was demoted to AAA after hitting …

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Rays in the Race for a Wild Card Spot

With only a little over a month to go in the regular season, major league baseball is heating up. The Tampa Bay Rays are right in the middle. Standings Holding strong at 74-54, the Rays are currently second in the AL East, behind the New York Yankees. With the Wild …

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