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Correa Walks Off, Astros Force Game 6

With the score tied at three in the bottom of the ninth inning in a potential series-clinching game five of the American League Championship Series, Rays’ reliever Nick Anderson made a costly, and atypical, mistake with Carlos Correa at the plate. Anderson, who carried a 0.55 ERA through 16 1/3 …

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Dusty Baker hopeful about Astros

Astros Manager Dusty Baker

Former Nationals manager Dusty Baker signed with the Houston Astros in late January in the midst of the Astros scandal. Less than a month later, Baker is feeling optimistic about his new team. Ready to focus on baseball Dusty Baker addressed the media and said he is ready to focus …

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Astros Express Regret, Apologize for Sign-Stealing

The Houston Astros’ sign-stealing saga continues. The baseball world heard from some of those involved after the scandal headed down the rabbit hole. Members of the organization apologized for the roles played in the scandal at a press conference on Thursday. Astros owner and chairman Jim Crane, newly hired manager …

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Rays’ James Click Heads to Astros

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The Houston Astros announced former Tampa Bay Rays executive James Click will be the new club’s general manager. This replacement came after the firing of Jeff Luhnow following the cheating scandal that happened during the last World Series. The Astros formally welcomed their new general manager to the family Tuesday …

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New MLB Managers in Philly and DC

The Phillies and Nationals have announced their new managers: Gabe Kapler and Dave Martinez. Both of these names may be familiar to Tampa Bay Rays fans, because of their previous ties to the organization. Philadelphia Phillies Hire Gabe Kapler Kapler has worked as the director of player personnel for the …

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Strasburg and Nationals Force Game 5 With Cubs

The National League Division Series is headed back to Washington after the Nationals shut out the Chicago Cubs 5-0 in Game 4. Much thanks and praise is due to Stephen Strasburg, who threw an absolute gem amidst flu-like symptoms since his start last Friday. Strasburg was nearly untouchable, going for …

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Miami Marlins Holding on to Hope of NL Wild Card Berth

Marlins had an exciting win Tuesday night at home over the Nationals with a final score of 1-0, due in large part to Giancarlo Stanton’s home run.  Earlier in the month, Marlins’ manager Don Mattingly said the chances are slim for the Marlins to make it to the playoffs. Now, with Miami’s third …

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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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MLB National League Preview: Nationals, Marlins, Giants, Braves

Los Angeles Dodgers at Washington Nationals Tonight is appropriately “Dusty Baker Bobblehead Day” at Nationals Park as the Los Angeles Dodgers will play the Washington Nationals. Baker, the Nationals’ manager played for the Dodgers during his MLB career and won a championship with them in 1981. This is the first of a three-game series, with Scott …

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