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Lightning Hold Onto Playoff Spot

The Tampa Bay Lightning keep their NHL playoff hopes alive with a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday in Toronto. Slow Beginnings After Tuesday’s 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins, the Lightning seemed all but ready to leave the 2017 post-season behind. A shaky season (40-30-10) combined with …

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Giants Defeat Mets 3-0 in NL Wild Card Game

The San Francisco Giants are moving on to the National League Division Series after a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets Wednesday night in the National League Wild Card game. The game featured a pitching duel between Giants starter Madison Bumgarner and the Mets’ Noah Syndergaard. Both starters did not allow …

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MLB 2016 Regular Season Ends

2,428 games later and the 2016 Major League Baseball regular season is over. On Sunday afternoon, three of the four wild card spots were decided for the MLB playoffs. The Orioles (BAL 5, NYY 2), Giants (SF 7, LAD 1), and Blue Jays (TOR 2, BOS 1) all won Game …

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MLB: American League Wild Card Race Remains Tight

With about two weeks left in the Major League Baseball season, the American League wild card race is going right down to the wire. Two teams are currently tied for the wild card lead; the Toronto Blue Jays are 83-69 on the season while the Baltimore Orioles are 82-70.   The Blue Jays lost 2-1 …

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National League Wild Card Race: 3-Team Tie

Tuesday’s Major League Baseball action showed the National League Wild Card race tightening. It evened into a three-way tie between the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets were at the top of the Wild Card position before Tuesday’s action with a record of 80-70, while …

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MLB Hunt for October

With under 30 games to play in the 2016 Major League Baseball season, three divisions are separated by five games or less, and both wild card spots are crapshoots with six AL teams within five games vying for that second spot, and four NL teams within four games. Let’s get …

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