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Former Gator David Ross Talks MLB Season Hopes as New Cubs Manager

On October 24, 2019, the Chicago Cubs hired former Florida Gator David Ross as their manager. Ross replaced skipper Joe Maddon and signed him to a three-year contract. Hopes for a Return to the Diamond Ross’s first year taking on a managerial role has come to a halt due to …

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MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day

April 15, 1947. It’s one of the most important dates in the history of Major League Baseball. 73 years ago, Jackie Robinson made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In doing so, he became the first African-American ballplayer in the MLB. Each year on April 15, players celebrate Jackie Robinson Day …

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Rays Hope to Continue Winning in Pittsburgh

On Tuesday night, the Rays took down the Pirates 4-2 in an extra-inning game at PNC Park. Tampa Bay is three games back from Boston for first in the AL East. Blake Snell (0-4, 4.71 ERA) rejoins the Ray’s pitching staff after a seven game stint in Triple-A to work …

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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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AAC Baseball tournament: USF vs ECU

Day two of the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament from Clearwater, Fl began with a morning match-up between No. 2 seed East Carolina University and No. 7 seed University of South Florida. The East Carolina Pirates with high hopes of defending their conference title and LHP Evan Kruczynski came prepared. …

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Cubs-Pirates NL Wild Card Preview

The Chicago Cubs travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates Wednesday night for the NL Wild Card game. Cubs manager Joe Maddon has led his team to the postseason in his first year as manager and the team makes its first postseason appearance since 2008. On the other hand, the …

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MLB Playoffs: Rays Win, Braves Go Home

Through four games in the Major League Baseball playoffs we’ve already got a team who will be watching the remainder of the action from the comfort of their couches. The Atlanta Braves fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers last night 4-3, sending them back to Hotlanta with a sour taste …

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