1. Giannis Antetokounmpo Becomes 1st Bucks Player to Win Most Improved Player

    Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA 's Most Improved Player for the 2016-17 season, becoming the first player in franchise history to earn the label, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  2. Willson Contreras 1st Catcher with Leadoff Homer in 1st Start from Leadoff Spot

    Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras hit atop the team's batting order for the first time in his career Monday evening against the Washington Nationals ...

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  3. Los Angeles Dodgers Set Franchise Record for Home Runs in a Series

    The Los Angeles Dodgers crushed three home runs Thursday against the New York Mets to complete the four-game sweep at Dodger Stadium...

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  4. Aaron Judge Becomes 3rd Rookie in New York Yankees History with 25 Homers

    New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge cranked his 25th home run of the season during Thursday's 10-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels...

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  5. Max Scherzer Ties Nationals/Expos Record for Consecutive 10+ Strikeout Games

    Washington Nationals ace starter Max Scherzer collected 11 strikeouts in Wednesday's outing against the Miami Marlins, allowing two runs (no earned) on two hits and a walk over eight innings of work...

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  6. Nomar Mazara Becomes 3rd-Youngest Texas Rangers Player to Hit 30 Homers

    Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara cranked a solo home run on the first pitch of his fifth-inning at-bat Tuesday against Toronto Blue Jays starter Francisco Liriano...

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  7. Corey Seager Becomes 2nd-Youngest to Multiple 3-Homer Games

    Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager went 4-for-5 with three home runs and a double during Tuesday's 12-0 blowout victory over the New York Mets...

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  8. George Springer Just 2nd Astros Leadoff Hitter with 20-Homer Season

    The leadoff spot isn't generally occupied by a player possessing considerable power. Then again, not many teams have the wealth of bats in the lineup the Houston Astros currently enjoy...

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  9. Jose Ramirez Posts Best 7-Game Extra-Base Hit Streak in Modern Era

    Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez went 3-for-6 with two doubles, a triple and two runs during Monday's 12-0 blowout victory over the Baltimore Orioles...

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  10. Cody Bellinger Becomes Quickest to 21 Career Home Runs

    Los Angeles Dodgers rookie first baseman and outfielder Cody Bellinger continued his hot-hitting ways Monday night, collecting three hits (two home runs), four RBI and two runs scored...

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  11. Miguel Cabrera Ties for 37th on All-Time Home Run List

    Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera crushed a walk-off home run off of Tommy Hunter in the ninth inning of Thursday's 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays...

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  12. Corey Kluber Fastest to 1,000 Strikeouts in Cleveland Indians History

    Cleveland Indians ace pitcher Corey Kluber racked up 10 strikeouts while allowing two runs on four hits and a walk over seven innings Wednesday...

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  13. Cody Bellinger Eyeing Home Run Record Through First 50 Career Games

    Los Angeles Dodgers rookie first baseman and outfielder Cody Bellinger knocked a 3-2 pitch from Cleveland Indians starter Josh Tomlin over the right-field fence in the fourth inning of Thursday's 12-5 loss...

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  14. Ryan Zimmerman Ties Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos Home Run Record

    Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman has seemingly discovered the fountain of youth. After playing 115 games or fewer in each of the last three seasons, the 32-year-old ...

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  15. Golden State Warriors Tie for 4th-Most Titles in NBA History

    The Golden State Warriors closed out the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals by a score of 129-120 at Oracle Arena on Tuesday evening...

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  16. LeBron James Becomes 1st Player to Average Triple-Double in NBA Finals

    Cleveland Cavaliers legend LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists, two steals and one block during Monday's 129-120 Game 5 series-ending loss to the Golden State Warriors...

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  17. Kevin Durant Becomes 3rd Player to Win Finals MVP in 1st Year with Team

    Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant finished with 39 points, seven rebounds, five assists and one steal during Monday's Game 5 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  18. Aaron Judge Briefly Leads American League in Triple Crown Race

    New York Yankees star rookie Aaron Judge entered Monday evening leading MLB in home runs (21), batting average (.344) and RBI (47)...

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  19. New York Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017

    The New York Yankees smoked the Baltimore Orioles 16-3 on Saturday at Yankee Stadium, adding five home runs to the team's season total in the process...

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  20. Golden State Warriors Set Longest Winning Streak in North American Major Sports

    The Golden State Warriors made a dramatic comeback late in Game 3 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday evening, scoring the last 11 points of the game to erase a six-point deficit with a little over three minutes remaining in the contest...

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  21. Chase Anderson Joins 3 Other Pitchers in Milwaukee Brewers History

    Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Chase Anderson fired 7.2 scoreless frames against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday evening, allowing six hits and a walk while striking out four hitters...

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  22. Scooter Gennett Makes Cincinnati Reds History Tuesday

    Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett launched a grand slam in the third inning of Tuesday night's blowout victory against the St. Louis Cardinals ...

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  23. The Warriors Are Historically Dominating the Playoffs

    Looking for the best NBA coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination. B/R's NBA coverage delivers must-see hardwood analysis on a daily basis. You've never been so ready for some basketball...

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  24. Sidney Crosby Takes Sole Possession of 20th for Career Playoff Points

    Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby notched his team's only goal in a 4-1 Game 4 loss to the Nashville Predators on Monday evening...

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  25. Blue Jays Historically Dry at Dish with Runners in Scoring Position

    The Toronto Blue Jays have not recorded a hit in any of the last five games with a runner in scoring position. That extended dry spell marks the longest hitless streak with runners in scoring position in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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