1. Justin Verlander's Journey from Untradeable $28M/Year Man to Postseason Hero

    Editor's Note: Justin Verlander forced an ALCS Game 7 with a dominant 7 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 8 K performance against the Yankees on Friday night. He lowered his 2017 postseason ERA to 1...

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  2. Bat of Ken Griffey Jr. Statue Stolen, Recovered

    This past April , the Seattle Mariners unveiled a statue dedicated to franchise legend and all-time great slugger Ken Griffey Jr. outside Safeco Field. Somebody recently ran off with an important piece of the fixture...

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  3. Oakland, MLB Clubs Offer Merchandise to Young Fan Who Lost Items in Wildfire

    As Katie Utehs of ABC7 News explained this past Saturday, a young Oakland Athletics fan named Loren recently wrote a letter to the club explaining he had lost all of his baseball ...

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  4. Houston Astros Start ALCS in Historic Fashion with Pair of Dominant Starts

    Houston Astros starter Dallas Keuchel struck out 10 batters en route to a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the ALCS on Friday...

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  5. Marwin Gonzalez Joined Wife Noel in Hospital for Birth of 3rd Child After Game 1

    Houston Astros top-level utilityman Marwin Gonzalez experienced multiple highs Friday, helping his team take a 1-0 lead over the New York Yankees in the American League Championship ...

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  6. Jose Altuve Says He'd Vote for Aaron Judge to Win AL MVP

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve told reporters Friday that if he had a vote for American League MVP, he would cast it for New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge...

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  7. Yulieski Gurriel Becomes 1st Rookie with 6 Consecutive Postseason Hits

    Houston Astros first baseman Yulieski Gurriel set himself apart from any rookie who has come before him Monday, when the Astros beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 and ...

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  8. Josh Reddick's RBI Single Lifts Astros Past Red Sox, into 2017 ALCS

    The Houston Astros are the first team to clinch a spot in the next round of the playoffs after their 5-4 Game 4 win Monday over the Boston Red Sox ...

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  9. Jose Altuve 9th Player to Hit 3 HR in Playoff Game vs. Red Sox in 2017 ALDS

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve hit three solo home runs in Thursday's Game 1 of the ALDS against the Boston Red Sox , becoming the ninth player in MLB history to hit at least three home runs in a postseason game...

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  10. Once Ignored by MLB, 5'6" Superstar Jose Altuve May Now Be Its MVP

    HOUSTON — Like gravity and Tex-Mex, Jose Altuve is a force of nature who tugs people in his direction. Old Houston Astros have felt this phenomenon for years. New Houston Astros, like Justin Verlander, feel it immediately upon arrival...

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  11. Justin Upton Reportedly Likely to Opt out of Contract to Negotiate with Angels

    Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton is reportedly set to exercise a player option to void the final four years of his contract , but he could still re-sign with the organization...

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  12. MLB Tall Tales: The Fashion Trend Inspired by Ken Griffey Jr.

    Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. not only let his bat make a statement but his fashion. Watch above. Bleacher Report is your No. 1 stop for what’s trending in sports. You can count on B/R for all the hottest stories...

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  13. Bob Melvin, Athletics Agree on 1-Year Contract Extension

    The Oakland Athletics and manager Bob Melvin reached an agreement on a one-year contract extension to keep him with the A's organization through the 2019 MLB season. Oakland announced the new deal on its official Twitter account Thursday...

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  14. A's Bruce Maxwell on Kneeling During Anthem: 'I'm Going to Continue to Do It'

    Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell confirmed he plans to continue kneeling during the national anthem after becoming the first MLB player to do so prior to Saturday's game against the Texas Rangers ...

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  15. Athletics Catcher Bruce Maxwell Becomes 1st MLB Player to Kneel for Anthem

    Oakland A's catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel during the national anthem on Saturday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle 's Susan Slusser ...

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  16. Astros Clinch AL West Title with 7-1 Win vs. Mariners

    The Houston Astros clinched the first American League West title in franchise history Sunday, per MLB , defeating the Seattle Mariners 7-1...

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  17. Mike Fiers Suspended 5 Games for Throwing at Luis Valbuena's Head

    Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers was suspended five games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing at Los Angeles Angels infielder Luis Valbuena ...

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  18. Athletics Announce Plans for Site of New Stadium in Oakland

    The Athletics are one step closer to moving out of the Oakland Coliseum after officials announced they have decided on a spot for a new stadium...

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  19. Oakland Athletics Announce Free Admission for 2018 Home Game vs. White Sox

    The Oakland Athletics will celebrate their 50th anniversary in Oakland Coliseum with a free game for fans...

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  20. Carlos Gomez Suffers Ankle Injury vs. Yankees

    Texas Rangers outfielder Carlos Gomez left Saturday's game against the New York Yankees after rolling his right ankle while attempting to run out of the batter's box, according ...

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  21. Athletics Will Celebrate 50-Year Anniversary with 50 Stomper Statues

    The Oakland Athletics will commission 50 life-sized statues of their mascot, Stomper, to honor the team's 50-year anniversary. Per the team's website , the A's unveiled a "Stomper in the Town" initiative calling for artists to submit sketch designs...

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  22. Justin Verlander Traded to Astros for 3 Prospects After Deal Was Called Off

    The Detroit Tigers traded starting pitcher Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros late Thursday night, Houston announced , after the deal was initially called off...

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  23. Brandon Phillips Traded to Angels; Braves Get Prospect Tony Sanchez

    The Los Angeles Angels remained aggressive Thursday, acquiring veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips in a trade with the Atlanta Braves , the Braves announced ...

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  24. MLB Declined Montreal's Offer to Host Astros vs. Rangers After Hurricane Harvey

    Major League Baseball turned down an offer from Montreal's mayor, Denis Coderre, to host a three-game series between the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers , which was forced to move from Minute Maid Park in Houston due to Hurricane Harvey...

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  25. Adrian Beltre to Miss at Least 4 Weeks Due to Hamstring Injury

    The Texas Rangers announced third baseman Adrian Beltre suffered a strained left hamstring Thursday against the Houston Astros ...

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