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Matt Holliday #5 of the Colorado Rockies is sprayed with champagne in the locker room as they celebrate their 6-4 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks during Game Four of the National League Championship Series at Coors Field on October 15, 2007 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Best Late-Season Runs in MLB History

October is made for champions, but August and September are when those championship contenders find themselves with historic late-season runs.

09/11/2014

Atlanta Braves players remain in the dugout after losing the final game of the 2011 season to the Philadelphia Phillies to miss the playoffs. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

5 Worst Collapses in Major League Baseball History

A big lead in September is anything but a sure thing — just ask fans of these teams that endured some of the worst late-season collapses in baseball history.

09/11/2014

Bryce Harper (right) and Asdrubal Cabrera of the Washington Nationals celebrate a win against the Atlanta Braves on Sept. 9, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nationals Pulling Away in NL East, Top Braves 6-4

Mathematicians will say the Washington Nationals can’t clinch the NL East until next week. Practicality says they essentially wrapped it up Tuesday night with another win over the Atlanta Braves.

09/10/2014

Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Drew Storen Consecutive Saves Tracker: Three

Drew Storen closed the door in the ninth inning for the third straight night for the Nationals, extending the ‘Drew Storen Consecutive Saves Tracker’ to three.

09/09/2014

Pitcher Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with catcher Jose Lobaton #59 after a win over the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on September 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington Nationals won, 2-1. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Drew Storen Restores Faith as Nationals Closer with Second Straight Save

Drew Storen earned his second save in as many nights Monday evening, something he hasn’t done in three years.

09/09/2014

Steve Pearce hits an RBI single in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox during the game at Fenway Park on September 8, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Orioles Beat Sloppy Red Sox 4-0

Nelson Cruz had a pair of hits and Miguel Gonzalez took a shutout into the seventh inning as the Baltimore Orioles opened a double-digit lead in the AL East with a 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.

09/08/2014

Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles 2015 Regular Season Schedule Released

The Baltimore Orioles will begin a three-game series at Tampa Bay April 6 to kick off the 2015 season, according to the just-released schedule. The home opener against the Blue Jays will begin at 3:05 p.m. April 10.

09/08/2014

Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Washington Nationals 2015 Regular Season Schedule Released

The Washington Nationals 2015 regular season schedule was released. Here are some key dates to mark on your calendars.

09/08/2014

Drew Storen #22 of the Washington Nationals looks in before pitching to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the ninth inning of a 3-2 Nationals win at Nationals Park on September 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Inside the Numbers: Drew Storen Not the Nationals Late-inning Savior

After an electric save by Drew Storen Sunday, let’s take a closer looks at his limited save opportunities in 2014, to better understand if he’s ready to be the Nationals closer again.

09/08/2014

Rafael Soriano #29 of the Washington Nationals adjusts his cap on the mound during the ninth inning, when he allowed the Philadelphia Phillies three runs to tie the game in an eventual 9-8 Phillies win in extra innings at Nationals Park on September 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

It Appears Rafael Soriano’s Days as the Nationals’ Closer are Over

It appears Rafael Soriano’s closing days for the Nationals are over.

09/06/2014

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Baseball Shots Of The Week – April 8, 2013

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending April 8, 2013.

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MLB Preseason Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the MLB. Here’s what to look for this year as baseball gets under way.

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