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Marlins, Rays and Braves All Chasing Division Leaders

The Tampa Bay Rays (40-38), Atlanta Braves (36-39) and Miami Marlins (34-40) are all in hot pursuit of division leaders. After the weekend’s games, the Rays are two and a half games back of the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees in the AL East. In the NL East, the Marlins and Braves are …

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National League Wild Card Race Heading Toward a Heated Finish

With just nine teams left in the National League wild card race, three lead their divisions, three are tied for the wild card spots, and three are trying to push into a spot themselves. But just a week and a half remains of the regular season. The three division leaders — the Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs …

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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 Preview Tonight

It’s summer time—the best time to go to a baseball game and experience the atmosphere.  Major League Baseball has a lot of action tonight as 14 of the leagues 30 teams are set out to play.  Though we might think we know the teams that will be in the playoffs, the …

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Marlins End Home Series Against Pittsburgh

The Miami Marlins end their home series against the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night. The Marlins currently lead the series 2-1. After starting off with a blowout loss against the Pirates, the Marlins look to end this series with three straight wins. For the Marlin’s, Wei -Yen Chen is scheduled to start on …

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Marlins Continue Four Game Series Against The Pirates

The Miami Marlins were able to win against the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday night 3-1, after losing Monday night’s game 10-0. Star pitcher Jose Fernandez outshined Gerrit Cole for the Pirates on the mound. Fernandez threw seven shoutout innings, striking out six, while Cole had three runs in 6 1/3 innings, …

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Marlins Play the Pirates Tuesday Night After a Tough Loss Monday

The Marlins were defeated last night at home when the Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitcher Jeff Locke threw a three-hit shutout. Winning 10-0, the Pirates made Marlin’s starting pitcher Justin Nicolino, 20, work for every out. Nicolino was up for the challenge until Nicolino was replaced by Jose Urena and Andrew McCutchen stepped up …

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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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Sunday’s MLB recap

The Tampa Bay Rays went into Sunday’s series finale against the Cleveland Indians thinking about a possible sweep with reigning AL Cy Young winner David Price taking the mound. However, the Indians had other plans in mind spoiling the Rays day by taking the last game 13-0. Rays’ ace pitcher David …

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Thursday’s MLB Recap

Many teams in big league baseball wrapped up their first series of the season Thursday, with the Rays and Marlins both in action. The Rays were able to even up the series in their second game against Baltimore, but Chris Davis was once again too much for Rays pitchers as he struck early …

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