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2019 World Series: Umpire Sam Holbrook Takes Center Stage In Game 6

It's the top of the seventh inning in game six of the 2019 World Series  with the Washington Nationals leading the Houston Astros 3-2. Yan Gomes starts the inning off with a single. Trea Turner hits what amounts to a swinging bunt fielded by Brad Peacock who makes an offline throw to Yuli Gurriel seemingly putting runners on second and third with no outs. Sam Holbrook who was behind the
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A’s Season Once Again Ends In Disappointment

Last year the Oakland Athletics skipped over Mike Fiers who ranked 10th overall in era in 2018. Instead electing to use Liam Hendriks as an opener. Sean Manaea got the start after only making five starts, yet finished witn an era of 1.21 in 29.2 innings.  Another questionable decision was to start rookie catcher Sean Murphy instead of going with the veteran Josh Phegley. With a crowd of 54,000 plus
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2019 MLB Playoff Odds, Teams, and Tickets

If there’s one thing baseball fans and pundits can agree on, it’s that there’s nothing quite like the playoffs. With every pitch, you can cut the tension inside the stadium with a knife. Sometimes, even watching on TV doesn’t do it justice. If you can get your hands on cheap MLB playoff tickets — and your team happens to be playing! —you’ll have the sporting experience of a lifetime. With
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Left Field Is The Biggest Blemish In The Oakland Athletics Lineup

In 2018 outfielder Nick Martini made a name for himself in the Oakland Athletics lineup. Unfortunately prior to the start of the 2019 season he injured his knee. Which meant the signing of Robbie Grossman. That move has not paid off for the Athletics nor Grossman. While he has not shown much of an arm in left field, he positions himself well and has made several nice plays in left
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London Series 2019: 2B DJ LeMahieu Paying Big Dividends For Yankees

LONDON, U.K -- In a truly historic affair in their long-standing bitter and storied rivalry, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox put on a show across the pond at the home of EPL club, West Ham United at London Stadium. A game that saw 30 runs, 37 hits, zero errors, 16 pitchers and six home runs and lasted 4 hours and 42 minutes, the Yankees downed the Red
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The Oakland Athletics Need To Make Roster Moves Now

The Oakland Athletics are off to a decent start to the 2019 season. Yet, today's disappointing loss to the Texas Rangers makes it necessary for several roster moves. So far the bullpen has not been effective. Two of the A's most experienced relievers have not pitched well. Joakim Soria took the loss today giving up three hits, a walk and four runs while only recording an out. His era for
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Clayton Kershaw: Is this the Beginning of the End?

So once again, one of the elite pitchers in the league is dealing with an injury. Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been shut down once again this time for what manager Dave Roberts is calling "an arm type of thing". Kershaw, who during the 2010-2015 seasons averaged 222 innings during those years, has had a tough time staying healthy as of lately. In 2016, he only pitched 149
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BREAKING: Manny Machado Agreed To Ten Year $300 Million Deal With Padres!

According to media reports, free agent shortstop Manny Machado has agreed to a blockbuster ten-year $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. Machado, a four-time Gold Glove winner at 3B and SS, spent a majority of his career in Baltimore with the Orioles before being dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers at last year's trade deadline, secured the most expensive free agent contract in MLB history. At 26, Machado
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Bob Melvin Was The Only Choice For American League Manager Of The Year

The Oakland Athletics stunned the baseball world in 2018 by winning 97 games. So, when the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced that manger Bob Melvin won the American League Manager of the Year Award it wasn't surprising. It was the third time in Melvin's career he was won Manager of the Year and second time doing so with the A's. Oakland became the first team in Major League
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2018 World Series Facts: Red Sox vs. Dodgers & Best Baseball Cities – WalletHub Reports (Infographic)

With the 2018 World Series in full gear and tickets to see the games live costing hundreds to hundreds of thousands of dollars, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its World Series Facts – Red Sox vs. Dodgers infographic to go along with its Best Baseball Cities report as well as accompanying videos. To determine the best places to be a fan of America’s third most followed sport, WalletHub compared