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New Home Run Record Reached in Major League Baseball

Alex Gordon of the Kanas City Royals broke the single season home run record in Major League Baseball with home run No. 5,694 with 12 days still to play in the 2017 regular season. The tiebreaking home run by Gordon was off Ryan Tepera... More of this article »
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Will 2017 MLB Season End with No 20-Game Winner?

Only two weeks remain in the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season. One statistic that has many surprised is there likely will not be any pitcher who reaches 20 wins in either the American or National League. Currently four players... More of this article »
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Cleveland Indians Winning Streak Snapped at 22

The Cleveland Indians winning streak of 22 straight games was ended Friday night by the Kansas City Royals. The Indians lost for the first time since August 23. The winning streak did not end with any dramatic or fingernail biting... More of this article »
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Tigers Player Might Play All Nine Positions During Same Game

Brad Ausmus the manager of the Detroit Tigers said this week he was giving consideration to allowing Andrew Romine to play each of the nine field positions during the same game. Romine playing each of the positions during a game is... More of this article »
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Fans Kicked Out of Fenway Park After Racist Banner Hung on Green Monster

A banner that read “Racism is as American as Baseball” was draped over the Green Monster in left field during a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday night. The banner was reported to have been... More of this article »
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Dodgers End Losing Streak at 11 Behind Ace Clayton Kershaw

Tuesday’s game on the road in San Francisco was loaded with pressure for the National League West leading Los Angeles Dodgers and their ace Clayton Kershaw. It was understandable since the Dodgers entering the game had lost 11 straight... More of this article »
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Cleveland Indians Winning Streak Reaches 18

The Cleveland Indians defeated the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Sunday to extend their winning streak to 18 in a row. Trevor Bauer won his ninth consecutive decision, while Francisco Lindor hit home run No. 29 and Cody Allen closed the... More of this article »
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Washington Nationals Call Up Prospect to Help Outfield

Victor Robles the top prospect for the Washington Nationals has been called up by the National League East leaders. The club announced that the move was official Thursday afternoon. Washington does not have to worry about not making... More of this article »
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Gene Michael Former Yankees Great Dies at 79

Gene “Stick” Michael, who was a beloved executive with the New York Yankees, helped to build their dynasty teams of the late-1990s and drafted future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter, has died at the age of 79 after suffering a heart... More of this article »
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Red Sox Use Apple Watch to Steal Yankees Signs

Spying on other Major League Baseball teams for decades has been part of gamesmanship equal to the brushback pitches and sliding hard. However, the Boston Red Sox modernized it through using an Apple Watch to steal signs from the Yankees... More of this article »
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Milwaukee Brewers Have Options for Reaching the Postseason

Entering its game on Monday versus the Cincinnati Reds, the Milwaukee Brewers trail the Chicago Cubs by 3 ½ games in the race for the National League Central. However, the wildcard standing in the NL are tightening up as the Brewers... More of this article »
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Seattle Mariners Sign Mike Leake from St. Louis

The Seattle Mariners are amongst the contenders for a wildcard berth in the American League. To help with pitching they acquired Mike Leake a right-hander from St. Louis, the two teams announced late Wednesday. In exchange, St. Louis... More of this article »
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Josh Bell Attracting Attention in Pittsburgh

Josh Bell became a switch-hitter when he was in grade school. His father, Earnest, played wide receiver and starred in track at USC and saw his son’s coordination and thought teaching him to be a switch hitter might be beneficial. Fast... More of this article »
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Kansas City Royals Continue Record Setting Scoreless Drought

Last Thursday, Brandon Moss hit a home run during the second inning for the Kansas City Royals against the Colorado Rockies. The home run gave the Royals a lead of 2-0 in the game and gave many the hope the team was poised to sweep... More of this article »
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Rhys Hoskins Home Run Rampage, Giancarlo Stanton Reaches 50

Rhys Hoskins a rookie with the Philadelphia Phillies became the fastest Major League Baseball player to reach 10 career home runs. That was on Saturday, as he hit No. 10 in just his seventeenth career game. On Sunday, he hit another... More of this article »
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What you must Know About MLB Players Weekend

In the event you’re a football lover, you might as of this moment feel the hype. This approaching end of the week, August 25th-27th, MLB and the Major Little league Baseball Players’ Relationship are retaining the inaugural... More of this article »
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MLB Suspends Miguel Cabrera Seven Games

Miguel Cabrera the veteran slugger for the Detroit Tigers was suspended Friday for seven games. The Major League Baseball Commissioner’s office said that Cabrera had incited the first incident that became a bench-clearing brawl on... More of this article »
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Yankees Have Huge On-Field Brawl with Tigers

On Thursday afternoon, the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers let their emotions get the better of them as a brawl broke out during the sixth inning at Detroit’s Comerica Park. The brawl saw Miguel Cabrera the veteran first baseman... More of this article »
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Giancarlo Stanton Trade Rumor with Boston Red Sox

Rumors have been swirling that the Miami Marlins might trade their slugger Giancarlo Stanton with the Boston Red Sox being one possible destination for the home run king. Despite Boston’s hot month and relative outburst of scoring,... More of this article »
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Albert Pujols New Home Run Leader for Foreign-Born Players

Albert Pujols continues to hit towering home runs and in doing so records continue to fall. The veteran slugger for the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday slugged a three-run homer giving him 610 for his career, and snapping a eighth-place... More of this article »
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Los Angeles Dodgers Alex Wood Has Shoulder Inflammation

Alex Wood the southpaw pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers has taken over as the ace for the team in the absence of Clayton Kershaw. However, Wood may be headed for another stint on the team’s disabled listed due to shoulder inflammation. On... More of this article »
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Blues Jays Ready to Take Flight

Considering the success the Toronto Blue Jays have enjoyed over the past two years, this season has been something of a disappointment. The franchise have always being playing catch-up in the American League East ever since a dismal... More of this article »
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Umpires Ending Protest Over Incident With Ian Kinsler

Umpires in Major League Baseball have ended the protest they referred to as “abusive player behavior,” after MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with the umpires’ union governing board. The majority of umpires were wearing... More of this article »
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Kris Bryant Back in Spotlight, Cubs Pushing for Playoff Berth

Kris Bryant the slugger for the Chicago Cubs might not be a repeat MVP this season, due to other players in the National League putting up huge numbers. However, Bryant has played unnoticed most of the season except for a recent tear... More of this article »
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Despite Changes to Reduce The Length of Games, MLB Games are Actually Getting Longer

When Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred took over in 2015, one of his first promises was finding a way to speed up the game. More than two years later, the games are actually slowing down instead of moving faster. Continue... More of this article »
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Despite Hitting Home Run, Judge Sets Longest Game Streak for Strikeouts

Aaron Judge the rookie right fielder for the New York Yankees hit a towering home run that traveled 457 feet on Wednesday night landing in the third deck in left. However, during the same game, Judge set a major league record for straight... More of this article »
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Los Angeles Dodgers Move 50 Games Over .500

For the first time in 64 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers have a record that is 50 games over .500 at 84-34. The last time was during the 1953 season when the Dodgers had a team of Hall of Famers. That season eventual Hall of Fame members... More of this article »
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Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton Sets Marlins Home Run Record

Giancarlo Stanton was able to take care of business early. Stanton belted a Marlins-record 43rd homer on Monday night. He has now hit at least one home run in five straight games and helped his team to an 8-3 victory against the San... More of this article »
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Bryce Harper Latest Star to Suffer Injury

Prior to Washington Nationals start outfielder Bryce Harper being diagnosed with a bad bone bruise on the left knee, his manager Dusty Baker told reporters he hoped that people would take the time to pray for Harper. Washington will... More of this article »
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Chicago Cubs Must Survive Without Willson Contreras

The Chicago Cubs know they will not have their hottest bat, top catcher or cleanup hitter for a long time, and what will the team do during the time Willson Contreras mends his injured hamstring. The Cubs went out and acquired Alex... More of this article »
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Cleveland Indians Acquire Jay Bruce From New York Mets

The Cleveland Indians found their missing outfielder on Wednesday. Hours after putting Michael Brantley their All-Star outfielder on the disabled list due to an injured ankle, Cleveland acquired Jay Bruce a veteran outfielder from... More of this article »
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Injury to CC Sabathia Adds to Yankees’ Concerns

This season veteran southpaw hurler CC Sabathia has meant a great deal to the New York Yankees. However, he is once again injured, as his right knee, the one he wears a brace on, has started to give him problems again. Sabathia left... More of this article »
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Darren Daulton Former Catcher with Phillies Dies

Former All-Star catcher with the Philadelphia Phillies Darren Daulton died at the age of 55 said the team on Sunday. In 2013, Daulton was diagnosed with cancer that in 2015 went into remission. He was an important part of and a leader... More of this article »
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Boston’s Chris Sale Will Pitch In Each of Three Series With Yankees

Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will not get extra rest later this season that he is enjoying now especially since the Red Sox have three series remaining against American League East rivals the New York Yankees. Boston is carefully... More of this article »
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Greg Holland Out For Rockies Following Kitchen Incident

Greg Holland has had a great bounce-back season as the Colorado Rockies closer, but that was put on pause this week thanks to one of his kitchen knives. Holland leads Major League Baseball in saves with 33, but cut the index finger... More of this article »
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Jon Lester Joins 2,000 Strikeout Club, Hits First Home Run

Jon Lester the Chicago Cubs ace became the 25th left-hander in Major League Baseball history to reach 2,000 career strikeouts and hit the first home run of his career all in the same game. Lester’s strikeout milestone was reached... More of this article »
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Sonny Gray Acquired By Yankees from Athletics

Last year at the trade deadline, Brian Cashman the General Manager for the New York Yankees had to persuade owner Hal Steinbrenner to take an approach that was unlike the organization and shed its highly paid well known players in... More of this article »
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Adrian Beltre Reaches 3,000 Careers Hits

Texas Rangers veteran Adrian Beltre became the 31st Major League Baseball player to reach 3,000 hits for a career on Sunday and following his hit, his three children ran to the outfield and unveiled a logo that commemorated his feat.... More of this article »
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Three High-Profile Pitchers Top Trade Rumors in MLB

Trade Rumors in Major League Baseball are continuing to heat up with three high-profile pitchers expected to change clubs between now and Monday’s trade deadline. While pitchers both starters and relievers are no stranger to the... More of this article »
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David Price Injures Arm Again, Status Unknown

The recurrence of a left forearm and elbow issue that keep David Price off the mound from last February until late in May has sidelined the starter for the Boston Red Sox again. Following 11 mostly promising with some being dominant... More of this article »
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Nationals Home Run Display Ties MLB Record

On Thursday, the Washington Nationals display of home run power tied a record in Major League Baseball. The Nationals connected for five home runs in the same inning. The home run barrage came during the bottom half of the third against... More of this article »
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Colorado Rockies Add to Bullpen in Trade for Pat Neshek

On Wednesday, the Colorado Rockies helped their beleaguered bullpen by acquiring Pat Neshek a right-handed reliever from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for three Rockies minor leaguers. The Phillies received Jose Gomez a shortstop,... More of this article »
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Eduardo Nunez Traded by Giants to Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox acquired San Francisco Giants infielder Eduardo Nunez on Tuesday for two minor league pitchers Gregory Santos and Shaun Anderson. The trade was finalized during the Giant’s 11-3 victory on Tuesday night over the... More of this article »
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Giancarlo Stanton Continues Record Pace for July

If you miss any one of Giancarlo Stanton’s at-bats the risk you will miss his march toward setting home run history. Monday night, the Miami Marlins All-Star had his fourth game with multiple home runs during July, helping lead his... More of this article »
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Los Angeles Dodgers Ace Clayton Kershaw to Go on DL

Clayton Kershaw the ace for the Los Angeles Dodgers and one of the favorites to win the Cy Young Award will be placed on the disabled list due to a back injury for the second consecutive season. Last season, Kershaw missed 2 ½ months... More of this article »
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Colin Moran Fouls Ball Off Eye, Taken to Hospital

Colin Moran a third baseman for the Houston Astros had to leave Saturday’s night game against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards after he fouled a ball off the side of his face. Moran, a rookie who is 24, was hurt while at bat... More of this article »
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Chris Sale Reaches 200 Strikeouts in Record Time

The pitch was a 96-mph fastball that hit the outer part of the strike zone and Kole Calhoun flailed at it as it struck the catcher’s mitt. The last pitch for Chris Sale the new ace for the Boston Red Sox was as nasty as his first... More of this article »
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Veteran Pitcher Bartolo Colon Considering Retirement

Bartolo Colon, who is 44, is thinking about retiring from baseball. The Minnesota Twins veteran pitcher said that his upcoming start where he will face the Los Angeles Dodgers could help him determine his future in baseball The pitcher... More of this article »
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Todd Frazier Traded to Yankees for Blake Rutherford and Others

Todd Frazier was acquired by the New York Yankees from the Chicago White Sox, along with Tommy Kahnle and David Robertson the teams announced late Tuesday. In exchange the White Sox received Blake Rutherford an outfielder who was the... More of this article »
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Tigers Would Include Cash in Verlander Deal and Other MLB Trade Rumors

As with each year following the annual All-Star break, rumors continue about possible trades of high-profile players as teams competing for a postseason berth and a World Series title try to find the missing piece or pieces to their... More of this article »