1. 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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  2. New York Yankees Clinch MLB Postseason Berth with Win vs. Blue Jays

    The New York Yankees are headed back to the postseason after beating the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre...

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  3. Twins' Brian Dozier Turns Bunt into Little League Home Run

    Strange things can happen on the baseball field in September, when rosters are populated by late-season call-ups. On Saturday afternoon, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier led off the game with a bunt attempt against the Detroit Tigers ...

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  4. Cody Bellinger Hits His 39th Home Run to Break NL Rookie HR Record

    Fact: Cody Bellinger hit his 39th homer during the Los Angeles Dodgers ' 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday to break the NL rookie HR record, surpassing Wally Berger and Frank Robinson...

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  5. Dodgers Clinch NL West for 5th Straight Year to Earn Postseason Berth

    The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fifth consecutive National League West title Friday night with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium, earning a berth in the 2017 MLB playoffs...

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  6. Cody Bellinger Hits 39th HR vs. Giants to Set NL Rookie Record

    Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger set the National League rookie home run record when he blasted his 39th jack of the season in the third inning of Friday night's 4-2 win over the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium...

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  7. Derek Jeter Reportedly Asks Marlins President to Fire Jack McKeon, More

    Derek Jeter has reportedly asked Miami Marlins president David Samson to fire four front-office special assistants, including former manager Jack McKeon, who led the team to a World Series title in 2003...

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  8. Noah Syndergaard Will Return from Arm Injury, Start vs. Nationals

    New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard will return from the 60-day disabled list Saturday after being sidelined since late April with a lat injury. Per MLB ...

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  9. Brad Ausmus Won't Return as Tigers Manager After 2017

    The Detroit Tigers announced Friday that they will let manager Brad Ausmus ' contract expire following the conclusion of the 2017 season...

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  10. Rhys Hoskins Fastest in MLB History to 45 Career RBI

    Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins popped a two-run double off Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Josh Fields in the bottom of the fifth inning Thursday, marking his 44th and 45th runs batted in...

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  11. Didi Gregorius Breaks Derek Jeter's Home Run Record for Yankees Shortstop

    New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius went 1-for-4 with a home run during Wednesday's 11-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins ...

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  12. Tucker Barnhart, Reds Agree to 4-Year Contract Extension

    The Cincinnati Reds announced Friday that they agreed to a four-year contract extension with catcher Tucker Barnhart through 2021 with a club option for 2022...

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  13. Boston Red Sox: 5 Players Stepping Up Big in Clutch Playoff Race Pressure

    One individual can't take credit for the Boston Red Sox 's position atop the American League East. If only knowing they had hit 16 home runs in September, one might fear that their division lead would have vanished...

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  14. Chicago Cubs: 5 Players Stepping Up Big in Clutch Playoff-Race Pressure

    At 85-67 entering play Friday, the Chicago Cubs hold a 4.5-game lead over the upstart Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. Considering they have 10 games left to play, it's a safe bet they will win the division...

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  15. Terry Collins Reportedly Expected to Retire After Season

    New York Mets manager Terry Collins has not publicly decided on his future, but this could be his last season in baseball. According to Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News , team sources expect Collins to retire at the end of the season...

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  16. Reds to Install Additional Safety Netting Beyond Dugouts

    The Cincinnati Reds announced plans Thursday to install protective netting extending past the dugouts at Great American Ball Park beginning in the 2018 season...

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  17. New York Yankees: 5 Players Stepping Up Big in Clutch Playoff-Race Pressure

    Even if the standings don't reflect their progress, the New York Yankees are rounding into form as genuine World Series contenders. By winning 14 of 19 September games, the Bronx Bombers have virtually ensured postseason participation...

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  18. Boston Red Sox Clinch Playoff Berth for 2017 MLB Postseason

    The Boston Red Sox clinched their spot in the 2017 MLB playoffs Wednesday when the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Cleveland Indians ...

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  19. Cy Young Favorite Corey Kluber Has Taken over Best-Pitcher-in-Baseball Throne

    Attention all big league hitters and potential postseason foes: The Klubot is fully activated. After posting a 4...

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  20. Chris Sale Becomes 1st AL P Since Pedro Martinez with 300 Strikeouts in Season

    Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale continues to dominate in his first season with the American League East leaders...

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  21. Child Hospitalized After Being Struck by Foul Ball During Twins vs. Yankees

    A young fan was struck with a foul ball and had to be taken to the hospital during Wednesday's game between the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees ...

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  22. MLB Tall Tales: Aaron Judge Breaks Science with Monster Home Run

    New York Yankees ' Aaron Judge is known for being a heavy hitter. However, when Judge goes yard, he's even been known to break science. Watch above. Bleacher Report is your No...

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  23. Cleveland Indians Set New AL Record with 25-1 Span

    The Cleveland Indians took care of business against the Los Angeles Angels by a score of 6-3, marking the third straight victory since a loss to the Kansas City Royals ended the team's 22-game winning streak...

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  24. MLB Breaks Single-Season Record for Most Home Runs Hit

    Fact: With Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon 's home run in the eighth inning of Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball set a single-season record for home runs with the 5,694th long ball of 2017...

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  25. Kyle Schwarber's Comeback from Batting .171 to Lethal Cubs Slugger

    How, exactly, Kyle Schwarber fits into the Chicago Cubs ' many schemes remains a good question. But as they gear up for another World Series run, they can take comfort in at least one thing...

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