1. Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth Earned $126 Million with His Walk off Shot

    Jayson Werth finally has an answer to all the critics who think he is overpaid. In Game 4 of the NL Division Series, he lived up to his last name and showed his worth, powering ...

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  2. Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo Will Have to Answer Strasburg Questions

    The Washington Nationals ' magical season is one loss away from having a crushing and anti-climactic ending. After a come-from-behind victory in Game 1 of the division series in St...

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  3. Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp Has Been a Highlight and Lowlight Magnet

    With all of the baseball on television over the next few days, there is a chance viewers will miss a few great moments here and there. Not everyone has a schedule where they can watch four baseball games on a Wednesday...

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  4. Cincinnati Reds Look to Make Quick Work of the Giants

    There has been a lot of complaining about the 2-3 playoff format in the division series this year. Dylan Murphy of Sports Grid expressed it clearly by saying it "makes zero sense...

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  5. Washington Nationals Should Feel Lucky Leaving St. Louis with a Split

    The Washington Nationals are leaving St. Louis with the Division Series tied 1-1 after the Cardinals walloped them on October 8 by a final score of 12-4. And Washington fans should be happy with that result...

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  6. Kansas City Royals Are Now the Face of Regular-Season Futility

    When people talk about great droughts in baseball, teams like the Chicago Cubs or the Cleveland Indians tend to be brought up. The Cubs have not won it all since 1908 and haven't played in a World Series since 1945...

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  7. Texas Rangers' Epic Collapse Could Signal the Decline of the Team

    Make no mistake. The Texas Rangers just had a historic collapse that culminated in the loss of the Wild Card Game to the Baltimore Orioles . And the results could be devastating...

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  8. MLB Playoffs: Postseason Managers and Their Hall of Fame Chances

    As the 2012 postseason starts, the focus will be on the players and who will take home the World Series title. But for the managers, a ring not only is a crowning achievement for a season, but it could be a building block for a Hall of Fame career...

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  9. MLB Playoffs: Ten-Year Veterans Playing for First World Series Ring

    In every baseball post season, there are veteran players seeking their first ever World Series Championship. Some players win a ring in their rookie year. Others win title after title, even when they change teams...

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  10. Bobby Valentine Will Not Be Back as Red Sox Manager for 2013

    According to the Red Sox official Twitter feed , Bobby Valentine has been relieved of his duties as manager of the Boston Red Sox . That is a polite way of saying he was fired...

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  11. Arizona Diamondbacks Finish the Season at .500 After Losing the Season Finale

    At this point last season, the Arizona Diamondbacks were the surprising low-budget team that shocked baseball by clinching a division title. This year another team with an "A" on their hat, the Athletics , pulled that off...

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  12. Miami Marlins: Season of Great Hope Ends with a Thud

    This was supposed to be the year it all came together for the Miami Marlins . New identity. New name. New manager. New stars. New ballpark. They had money to spend, a swagger to show off...

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  13. Houston Astros Leave the National League with Their Worst Team Ever

    The Houston Astros journey in the National League began in 1962. It ended this afternoon at Wrigley Field with a 5-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs . When they reemerge, they will be in the American League West...

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  14. Arizona Diamondacks: Reward Your Fans Who Stayed Through Extra Innings

    Last night, October 1, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies played at Chase Field. It was not a game where a lot was on the line in terms of the playoffs. The game went 13 innings with the Rockies winning 7-5...

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  15. Mike Trout Gave an MVP Performance Last Night for the Los Angeles Angels

    The great MVP debate rages on. And on a night where Miguel Cabrera homered, went 4-for-5, took the lead in all Triple Crown categories and saw his team win the Division, it would appear to be game, set and match for the Detroit Tigers slugger...

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  16. Houston Astros Make Chicago Cubs Join Them in the 100-Loss Club

    There were several games played on the night of October 1 that had playoff implications. There were potential clinchers and jockeying for playoff seed position. The game between the Houston Astros and the Chicago Cubs was not one of those games...

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  17. Oakland Athletics Can Still Be the Top American League Team

    The Oakland Athletics are in the postseason. That sentence looks strange. The Oakland Athletics have a legitimate and not outlandish chance to have home field advantage throughout the American League playoffs...

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  18. Pittsburgh Pirates Win and Clinch for the Nationals

    The Pittsburgh Pirates were hoping they would be participating in a clinching game during the last week of the season. Instead, a disastrous September dropped them not only out of the playoff chase, but to their 20th straight losing season...

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  19. Boston Red Sox's Awful Season Keeps Finding Ways to Hit New Lows

    As a lifetime Boston Red Sox fan, throughout the year I kept thinking they'd hit rock bottom. I thought it could never get lower for them. And every time they reached the lowest point, the Red Sox would grab a shovel and dig a little deeper...

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  20. Seattle Mariners: Jason Vargas Deserved More Than a No Decision

    Seattle Mariners left hander Jason Vargas pitched a great game on Sept. 29 in Oakland against the Athletics ...

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  21. Miami Marlins Pitcher Nathan Eovaldi Gets His Last Start for 2012

    This has been a strange up-and-down season for Miami Marlins pitcher Nathan Eovaldi . And it ends today as the Marlins take on the Philadelphia Phillies in south Florida...

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  22. Oakland Athletics Get 14th Walk-off Win with Brandon Moss Three Run Homer

    As I first wrote back in July for Bleacher Report , the Oakland Athletics are the best show in baseball. Seriously, if the A's are playing, watch them. Win or lose, it will be a spectacular show...

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  23. Washington Nationals Need to Be Perfect to Win 100 Games

    There has never been a Washington baseball team that played in a major league that won 100 games. The current Washington Nationals franchise never won more than 81 games before the current squad tallied 95 with five to play this year...

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  24. Houston Astros and Jason Castro All but Sink Milwaukee's Playoff Hopes

    The team that is leaving the National League for the American League broke the heart of the team that left the American League for the National League...

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  25. Why Ozzie Guillen Needs to Leave the Marlins and Go into Television

    Ozzie Guillen 's tenure as manager of the Miami Marlins is not going to go down in history as a memorable chapter in his career...

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