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What’s the Right Way to Tally Pitcher Wins?

The topic of how pitchers get credited for wins was thrust into the spotlight last night during the Cubs vs. Padres game, when Cub starter Tsuyoshi Wada was taken out of the game with the lead after four and two-thirds innings.  534 more words

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Game 43: Rays 3 Oakland 0 - Postgame News and Notes

Tampa Bay took over sole possession of first place in the AL East on Thursday for the first time this season, beating Oakland 3-0 to kick off a seven-game homestand.   380 more words

Commissioner: Yankees have 'well-founded' case not to pay Rodriguez homer bonuses

NEW YORK — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he thinks the New York Yankees have grounds not to pay Alex Rodriguez a $6 million marketing bonus for tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career home run list. 235 more words

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Video: James McCann hits leadoff homer in 11th inning to beat Astros 6-5

DETROIT — James McCann hasn’t hit many homers in the major leagues. But when he has connected, he’s done it with style.

McCann’s first home run was an inside-the-parker last month. 638 more words

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#6 Minnesota Twins

Today I’m going to talk a little about the Minnesota Twins more specifically their farm system. I’m not really that interested in their major league team I’m more interested in the farm system because it’s been one of the best in baseball the last couple years. 523 more words

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Nine Baseball Players Worth The Price Of Admission

With a 162 games (maybe 154 soon?) a season, it can be hard to decide which of the 81 games at your home park are worth shelling out the dough to go watch.   1,553 more words

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