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World Series – Game 1St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET on FoxAdam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94) vs. Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75)This is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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World Series Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red SoxThis is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated the Braves in 1999. Both the Red Sox and Cardinals won 97 games. These two...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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In a rematch of Game 2 pitchers, Michael Wacha of St. Louis and Clayton Kershaw of Los Angeles, it’s difficult to foresee anything more than a good old-fashioned pitchers’ duel. In Game 2, Kershaw pitched around a leadoff triple in the...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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American League Championship Series – Game 5Boston at Detroit8:07 ET FoxJon Lester (15-8, 3.75) vs. Anibal Sanchez (14-8, 2.57)Manager Jim Leyland’s lineup shift paid dividends for Detroit in Game 4, evening the series at 2-2. The...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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ALCS Game 4 Preview: Boston at Detroit
American League Championship Series – Game 4Boston at Detroit8:07 ET FoxJake Peavy (12-5, 4.17) vs. Doug Fister (14-9, 3.67)With a win yesterday, the Red Sox have assured themselves that in order for the Tigers to advance to the World Series...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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National League Championship Series – Game 5St. Louis at Los Angeles3:07 ET TBSJoe Kelly (10-5, 2.69) vs. Zack Greinke (15-4, 2.63)There’s no question that pitching has outshone hitting in this series. And there’s no reason to...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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National League Championship Series – Game 4St. Louis at Los Angeles7:07 ET TBSRicky Nolasco (13-11, 3.70) vs. Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97)The Cardinals were about to have the Dodgers by the throat on the cusp of a three-games-to-none lead, but...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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ALCS Game 3 Preview: Boston Visits Detroit
American League Championship Series – Game 3Boston at Detroit3:07 ET FoxJohn Lackey (10-13, 3.52) vs. Justin Verlander (13-12, 3.46)Just when the Tigers thought they had a firm grip on this series as they were about to take a commanding 2-0...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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National League Championship Series – Game 3St. Louis at Los Angeles7:07 ET TBSHyun-Jin Ryu (14-8, 3.00) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94)This series could not be much closer, yet the Cardinals emerged from St. Louis with a two-game lead...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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American League Championship Series – Game 1Detroit at Boston8:30 ET FoxAnibal Sanchez (14-8, 2.57) vs. Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75)Jon Lester beat the Tigers twice this season. In one of the games, he was very sharp in a 2-1 win. But in his...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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National League Championship Series – Game 2Los Angeles at St. Louis3:07 ET TBSClayton Kershaw (16-9, 1.83) vs. Michael Wacha (4-1, 2.78)The Dodgers and Cardinals played 13 innings for more than five hours before Carlos Beltran lined a shot...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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National League Championship Series – Game 1Los Angeles at St. Louis8:30 ET TBSZack Greinke (15-4, 2.63) vs. Joe Kelly (10-5, 2.69)The Cardinals won a hard-fought battle with NL Central rival Pittsburgh to advance to the NLCS for the third...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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From the Cubs' ill-conceived College of Coaches in 1961 to Bobby V and Ozzie G in 2012, here are the worst managerial tenures over the past half-century. When the American League expanded to 10 teams in 1961, with the National League set...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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The Primanti Bros. sandwiches may taste a little better this morning in the Steel City.The long wait to see a winning team in Pittsburgh is over after the Pirates ended  a record-long streak of 20 consecutive losing seasons by XXXXXX. That...
David Fox
10 months ago
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It’s been a long time since the Pittsburgh Pirates had a winning season. A well-documented long time. My daughter is a junior in college, and the Pirates have not had a season with a winning record in her lifetime.But, last night, the Pirates...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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Josh Reddick
At the end of the week the calendar will flip over into September. As the leaves begin to turn orange, yellow, and red, baseball prepares to head down the final stretch before the playoffs. Recently, September baseball has been high drama.While it...
Stephen Schindler
10 months ago
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Pedro AlvarezMaybe the third baseman was rushed through the Pirates’ system, or maybe he’s been a little slow to develop, but the Pirates have been rewarded for their patience with the young slugger. The second overall pick in 2008 is...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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The Pirates are over powering the Cardinals, Scherzer can’t finish, but he sure can win, the Rangers are road warriors, the Rays are road weary, the Tigers dominate the Tribe and Craig Kimbrel is good, really good. Explore these facts and...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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Amazing MLB Stats
The Cubs are wishing they had moved to the American League instead of the Astros, Koji has been unhittable, Texas and Detroit haven’t missed a beat since a couple of players were suspended, and will the Braves’ lack of postseason...
Charlie Miller
11 months ago
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2013 MLB Power Rankings: Aug. 26
Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (Atlanta Braves) and worst (Houston Astros) baseball teams and players in the league. Here are our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week. Athlon Sports MLB Power Ranking...
Charlie Miller
11 months ago
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Ichiro Suzuki
No matter where you stand on the issue of counting Ichiro’s 4,000 hits, it’s difficult not to be impressed by the man’s talent and accomplishments. With an approach that makes hitting coaches across the country cringe, the hitting...
Charlie Miller
11 months ago
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Braves' Jason Heyward Has Jaw Broken By Pitch (GIF)
Braves outfielder Jason Heyward sustained two jaw fractures when he was struck by a 90-mph fastball from Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese on Wednesday. He will undergo surgery Thursday, and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. We wish him a speedy...
Rich McVey
11 months ago
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Clayton Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw continues to dominate, the Dodgers are good, the Astros are bad and Alfonso Soriano has been really hot. These facts and more amazing stats from last week in baseball.1.23    Clayton Kershaw’s ERA in AugustThe...
Charlie Miller
11 months ago
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2013 MLB Power Rankings: Aug. 19
Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (Atlanta Braves) and worst (Houston Astros) baseball teams and players in the league. Here are our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week.  Athlon Sports MLB Power...
Charlie Miller
11 months ago
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Alex Rodriguez
With about 40 games left in the regular season, fantasy baseball playoffs are just around the corner. Athlon Sports has everything you need to catch up on what took place on the fantasy diamond during the past seven days. Our fantasy junkies bring...
Mark Ross
11 months ago

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