MLB SPORTS: La Russa, front office in lockstep about ’22
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MLB SPORTS: La Russa, front office in lockstep about ’22

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MLB SPORTS: Wednesday’s top offseason prospect performers
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MLB SPORTS: Wednesday’s top offseason prospect performers

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MLB SPORTS: America won free tacos! Claim yours today
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MLB SPORTS: America won free tacos! Claim yours today

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MLB SPORTS: Greinke makes history with pinch-hit single
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MLB SPORTS: Greinke makes history with pinch-hit single

Maybe Zack Greinke knew something when he was asked after his single in Game 4 of the World Series about possibly being the last pitcher to get a hit if Major League Baseball goes to a universal designated hitter next year.

RELIGION: Three Jewish players set a World Series record by walking onto the field
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RELIGION: Three Jewish players set a World Series record by walking onto the field

(RNS) — As the 2021 baseball season opened, of the 750 players on active Major League Baseball rosters, eight were Jewish. This is a common number over the past years. It’s amazing, even historic, that three of these eight players still play on the biggest stage in baseball’s history, the World Series. Indeed The three…

MLB SPORTS: Beloved Sox broadcaster Remy dies at 68
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MLB SPORTS: Beloved Sox broadcaster Remy dies at 68

Jerry Remy, who realized his dream of playing second base for his hometown Red Sox and then became an icon calling games on NESN for more than three decades, died on Saturday at the age of 68 following his latest bout with cancer, the club announced on Sunday.

ARIZONA NEWS: Yanks' Dunham Sizzling In Arizona – MLB.com
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ARIZONA NEWS: Yanks' Dunham Sizzling In Arizona – MLB.com

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MLB SPORTS: Altuve’s 22nd postseason HR ‘means a lot’
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MLB SPORTS: Altuve’s 22nd postseason HR ‘means a lot’

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MLB SPORTS: Fried’s focus on control as Braves’ G2 starter
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MLB SPORTS: Fried’s focus on control as Braves’ G2 starter

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MLB SPORTS: 5 reasons NLDS Game 5 will be epic
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MLB SPORTS: 5 reasons NLDS Game 5 will be epic

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MLB SPORTS: La Stella exits early with Achilles discomfort
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MLB SPORTS: La Stella exits early with Achilles discomfort

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MLB SPORTS: ‘That’s Mookie’s move’: Betts’ arm halts rally
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MLB SPORTS: ‘That’s Mookie’s move’: Betts’ arm halts rally

AJ Pollock wasn’t surprised that Mookie Betts made the play. Neither was Cody Bellinger. Giants manager Gabe Kapler said it’s come to be expected. And Julio Urías offered the most succinct summary of them all.

“It was just Mookie being Mookie,” Urías said.

MLB SPORTS: Injuries: Muncy, Richards, Rays, Brewers
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MLB SPORTS: Injuries: Muncy, Richards, Rays, Brewers

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MLB SPORTS: Rich Rod out, Smyly in on Braves’ DS roster
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MLB SPORTS: Rich Rod out, Smyly in on Braves’ DS roster

Terrance Gore has appeared in two MLB games over the past two seasons and Dylan Lee has totaled just two career appearances at the big league level. But both were placed on the Braves’ National League Division Series roster.

MLB SPORTS: MLB reveals 2021 Hank Aaron Award finalists
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MLB SPORTS: MLB reveals 2021 Hank Aaron Award finalists

October 8th, 2021Major League Baseball has announced the 14 finalists for this year’s Hank Aaron Award, which recognizes the most outstanding offensive player in the regular season from both the American and the National Leagues. As always, baseball fans have the opportunity to help select the winners of this distinguished award by voting online at…

MLB SPORTS: Clinched! Rays seal 2nd straight AL East title
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MLB SPORTS: Clinched! Rays seal 2nd straight AL East title

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MLB Sports: Braves don’t pounce on chance to pad lead
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MLB Sports: Braves don’t pounce on chance to pad lead

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