1. And then there was one

    Matt Joyce, right, helped the Rays to a win, keeping his team tied for the Wild Card lead. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) What happened Tuesday night between four teams fighting for ...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about 3 years ago 13 reads 0 comments

  2. In front of his father, Orioles' Andino forces Red Sox into tie with Rays

    Robert Andino Jr. dealt the Red Sox a big blow in front of his father. It was the first time his had seen him play in the majors...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about 3 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  3. Ellsbury, the Hero: MVP candidate helps Boston to big win over Yankees

    Thanks to Jacoby Ellsbury, right, the Red Sox maintained their Wild Card lead. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) There is a lot of talk about Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera, Curtis Granderson, and Adrian Gonzalez in regards to the AL MVP...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about 3 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  4. Ellsbury, the Hero: MVP candidate saves Boston's season against Yankees

    Thanks to Jacoby Ellsbury, right, the Red Sox maintained their Wild Card lead. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) There is a lot of talk about Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera, Curtis Granderson, and Adrian Gonzalez in regards to the AL MVP...

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  5. Moneyball destined to become a classic

    Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, is very different from Field of Dreams and The Natural, but should still stand alongside them...

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  6. Red Sox, Braves woes continue, but they can't panic

    The Atlanta Braves bullpen has struggled, a big reason why the team has lost most of its Wild Card lead...

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  7. Verlander extraordinary for playoff-bound Tigers, but not MVP worthy

    Justin Verlander for Cy Young? Without a doubt. For MVP? No. (Photo: Reuters//Kevin Bartram) The Detroit Tigers clinched the division for the first time since 1987 earlier this ...

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  8. The Sandman stands alone: Mariano Rivera becomes all-time saves leader

    The great Mariano Rivera tries to soak it all in after recording his record-breaking 602nd save. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton) Mariano Rivera was already the greatest closer the ...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about 3 years ago 18 reads 0 comments

  9. Angels playoff hopes slipping away, but they remain hopeful

    Will Jered Weaver's Angels catch the Rangers? (Photo: Reuters/Alex Gallardo) The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim crushed the Baltimore Orioles in their series finale at Camden ...

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  10. In Beckett's return, Red Sox get tremendously important win over Rays

    Josh Beckett came up big for Boston, helping the team get their first win over Tampa Bay in their past seven tries...

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  11. After floundering again, Boston's Daniel Bard needs to change approach

    Daniel Bard blew it again. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) The Boston Red Sox were in the ideal position after seven innings Wednesday afternoon against the Toronto Blue Jays...

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  12. Boston's angry bats crush Blue Jays for much-needed win, Wakefield's 200th

    Dustin Pedroia, right, celebrates his three-run blast with Jacoby Ellsbury, center, and Jared Saltalamacchia, right, as part of a huge Boston win...

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  13. The Red Sox are crumbling, and the Rays are right on their heels

    Daniel Bard, after giving up five runs in the eighth inning to the Toronto Blue Jays on September 7th. He is one of many Red Sox struggling...

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  14. Thomas duo dominates as Ducks bounce back to trounce Wolfpack

    Nevada defenders watched the Black Mamba whiz by most of the afternoon. (AP Photo: Rick Bowmer) The season opener against the LSU Tigers was a forgettable one for the Oregon Ducks...

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  15. Diamondbacks unexpectedly surging atop NL West, leaving Giants in wake

    Justin Upton may win the NL MVP. Ace Ian Kennedy may win the Cy Young. It's been that kind of year for Arizona. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) The 2010 season was a nightmarish one for the Arizona Diamondbacks...

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  16. After years of struggling, Andruw Jones is helping contending Yankees

    Andruw Jones has found his swing for New York and is making a solid impact. (Photo: Reuters/Ray Stubblebine) The 2007 season was a trying one for Andruw Jones...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about 3 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  17. Jason Varitek proves why he is Red Sox captain in win over Yankees

    The duo of Jason Varitek and Josh Beckett was superb yet again, leading Boston past New York. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann) Through the years, Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek ...

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  18. Is he worth it? Michael Vick gets $100 million from Eagles

    Michael Vick is now officially the face of the Philadelphia Eagles after signing a $100 million contract...

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  19. After years of disappointing young pitchers, Nova gives Yankees a bright spot

    Ivan Nova has been very impressive for New York, but can he keep his surprising success going as the pressure rises? (Photo: Reuters//Dave Kaup) The New York Yankees have never been a franchise that has gone the youth movement route...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about 3 years ago 21 reads 0 comments

  20. Yankees' Burnett crushed again, continues depressing decline

    A.J. Burnett just can't find the answers he is searching for. (Photo: Reuters/Eric Miller Fresh off a spectacular 22-9 drubbing of the Oakland Athletics, the New York Yankees ...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about 3 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  21. Jered Weaver's decision is one many top players should make, but won't

    Jered Weaver could have had more than $85 million, but he chose not to, deserving a round of applause. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Stars in their prime, more often than not, ask for the world financially on the free-agent market...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  22. The Pujols conundrum: Cubs, Cardinals have extremely crucial offseasons ahead

    Would the Chicago Cubs be wise to break the bank for Albert Pujols? (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) The Chicago Cubs and St...

    Nick Poust Written by Nick Poust about over 3 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  23. Dominating bullpen will make Braves tough come playoff time

    Eric O'Flaherty is having a marvelous season at the front-end of an excellent Braves bullpen. (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez) The Atlanta Braves don’t have the most intimidating offense...

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  24. State of team is worrisome, but Pedroia is doing his best to keep Red Sox afloat

    Dustin Pedroia is heating up. Can his teammates follow suit and help Boston regain control of the AL East? (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) The Boston Red Sox desperately needed a ...

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  25. In joining 600 HR Club, deserving Thome now a lock for Hall of Fame

    Jim Thome watches number 600 fly into the seats, and, with that, the very deserving slugger now joins excellent company. (Photo: Reuters/Rebecca Cook) Jim Thome was never an MVP during his prime...

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