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Derek Jeter elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Longtime New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter earned baseball’s highest honor being elected into the Hall of Fame Tuesday night and fell one vote short of a unanimous decision. The Five-Time Champion Jeter appeared on 396 of 397 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. In his 20 …

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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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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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Rough Start To The Season For Some Of MLB’s Best

The Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs all made the MLB playoffs in 2018. The team’s combined to go 303-184 with the Red Sox eventually winning the World Series. To this point in 2019, things have been a different story. Through the first two weeks of this …

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Kyler Murray Chooses to Pursue Football Career

The will-he-or-won’t-he saga surrounding Kyler Murray is now over. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner will pursue a career in the National Football League. Last year, the Oakland Athletics drafted Murray with the number nine overall pick. However, the quarterback remained at Oklahoma to test the waters of college football. He …

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Kyler Murray Commits to the NFL Four Days Before MLB Spring Training

Kyler Murray has made his decision: after months of speculation, the Oklahoma student-athlete has made a choice between baseball and football. NFL or MLB? Murray announced on Twitter Monday that he will be fully committing his time to pursue a career as an NFL quarterback. The 2018 Heisman Trophy winner …

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