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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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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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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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Wild Card Race Coming Down to the Wire

As we approach the end of the 162-game regular season in the MLB, the Wild Card race continues to heat up. After rookie pitcher Alex Reyes and the St. Louis Cardinals shut out the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Sunday night, the Cardinals pulled themselves within one game of the second spot for …

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MLB Playoff Races Heat Up As Season Winds Down

As October approaches, and with it the promise of postseason baseball, many teams are still fighting in heated divisional and wild card races while others are well on their way to securing a spot in the playoffs. American League AL East Leaders: Boston (78-61) In the Hunt: Toronto (1 GB), …

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Miami Marlins Look to Bounce Back Against the Phillies

After back-to-back shutout losses–their first back-to-back losses since the end of June–, the Miami Marlins (53-46) will be looking to bounce back tonight. The Marlins will face the Philadelphia Phillies (46-55) in the second game of a three-game series. The Marlins fell 4-0 last night to the Phillies. Miami pitcher Jarred Cosart, who was …

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AL Wins Annual MLB All Star Game

The Kansas City Royals duo Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez helped the American League clinch its fourth straight win in the Midsummer Classic Tuesday night as the American League downs the National League 4-2 in the game played in San Diego. In his All-Star debut Kansas City Royals first baseman Hosmer was …

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Giancarlo Stanton Breaks Home Run Derby Record

To kick off the All-Star break week, Giancarlo Stanton really hit it out of the park during Monday night’s home run derby—61 times to be exact. The Miami Marlins slugger and highest paid player in the MLB broke Bobby Abreu’s measly 41, set back in 2005, by a landslide. Stanton hit 20 homers in the final …

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