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Dodgers beat Nationals to advance to National League championship against Cubs

Dodgers beat Nationals to advance to National League championship against Cubs

on October 14, 2016, 7:52 AM / in Baseball, Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 in the fifth and deciding game of their division series on Thursday night, advancing to play the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series. The 4 1/2-hour epic ended with Dodgers star pitcher Clayton Kershaw, who started Game 4, taking the mound with the tying and winning runs on base […]

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Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

on September 26, 2016, 8:40 AM / in Baseball

Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed early Sunday in a boating accident on the edge of Miami Beach. Fernandez, 24, and two other men were found dead after their boat was spotted upside down on top of a rocky jetty shortly after 3:15 a.m. Fernandez defected from Cuba when he was 15 years old, and went on to […]

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Chicago advances to National League Championship Series

Chicago advances to National League Championship Series

on October 14, 2015, 7:27 AM / in Baseball

The Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Tuesday night to advance to the National League Championship Series. After winning the best-of-five division series 3 games to 1, the Cubs next will face the winner of the Mets vs. Dodgers matchup in the other National League Division Series. It was the first time in the storied baseball team’s history […]

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San Francisco Giants Defeat Kansas City Royals 3-2 to Win Third World Series Championship in Five Years

San Francisco Giants Defeat Kansas City Royals 3-2 to Win Third World Series Championship in Five Years

on October 30, 2014, 7:29 AM / in Baseball, News, Sports

Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants succeeded where no team had in 3 1/2 decades, winning Game 7 on the road for their third World Series title in five years. Punctuating one of the finest October performances in baseball history, Bumgarner came out of the bullpen to pitch five scoreless innings on two days’ rest for his third win […]

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Cards rout Dodgers, win NL pennant

Cards rout Dodgers, win NL pennant

on October 19, 2013, 6:25 AM / in Baseball, Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) With the red-clad crowd roaring more loudly with every pitch, Matt Carpenter became more determined — to get a hit and help lead the St. Louis Cardinals back to the World Series. On Clayton Kershaw‘s 11th offering, Carpenter lined a doubled to right field. It turned out to be the start of something really big. Carlos Beltran […]

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Red Sox one win from AL pennant

Red Sox one win from AL pennant

on October 18, 2013, 6:08 AM / in Baseball, Sports

  DETROIT (AP) Mike Napoli‘s drive cleared the wall in center field and landed in the ivy — a spot at Comerica Park usually reserved for Miguel Cabrera‘s prodigious homers. In this series, Napoli has been the one hitting key home runs, while Cabrera remains stymied by a tough Boston bullpen. Napoli opened the scoring with another big long ball, […]

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The Pin Stripes

The Pin Stripes

on August 16, 2013, 6:20 AM / in Baseball, News, Sports

Report: A-Rod hires top lawyer Facing a fight with the Yankees and MLB that could make it all the way to federal court, Alex Rodriguez reportedly has retained top New York lawyer Joe Tacopina. Tacopina has had several high-profile criminal cases, including those of Kenneth Moreno, an NYPD officer acquitted of rape, and former senator Hiram Monserrate, who pleaded guilty […]

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UCLA beats MSU to claim CWS title

UCLA beats MSU to claim CWS title

on June 26, 2013, 5:59 AM / in Baseball, Sports

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) UCLA finally can add baseball to its long list of national championships. The Bruins relied on pitching and defense to get them in position to win a title, and Tuesday night the offense finally showed up. Their 8-0 victory over Mississippi State gave them a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals. ”I don’t think any […]

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