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DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.


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7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.


Yoenis Cespedes (Photo Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.


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Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6:  J.J. Hardy #2 of the Baltimore Orioles singles in the winning run in the 12th inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Orioles Routed 10-2 in Oakland, Lose Series

If the Baltimore Orioles want to contend for the American League pennant, they will likely have to find a way to beat the Oakland Athletics.


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6 MLB All-Stars That You May Not Know

Here are 6 MLB All-Stars that you may not know.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Pitcher Geo Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals walks back to the dugout after he was taken out of the game against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 11, 2014 in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gio Roughed Up, A’s Sweep Nats

Derek Norris hit a pair of three-run home runs to back Scott Kazmir’s fifth win and the Oakland Athletics beat the Washington Nationals 9-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.


Kevin Frandsen #19 of the Washington Nationals is tagged out at third base by Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 10, 2014 in Oakland, California. Frandsen was attempting to go from first to third on a single from Anthony Rendon. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Nats Put LaRoche on DL After 4-3 Loss in 10 to A’s

The hits keep coming for the Washington Nationals, and not in a good way.


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A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.



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