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  1. Cubs prospect Kris Bryant on lack of September call-up: “I’m realizing this game is a business”

    Sep 3, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

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    Kris Bryant was the No. 2 pick in last year’s draft, hit .325 with 43 homers and a 1.098 OPS in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A in his first full season as a pro, and will win a whole bunch of Minor League Player of the Year awards.

  2. Is Clayton Kershaw the NL MVP?

    Sep 3, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT

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    And does anyone wanna win the second wild card in the NL?

  3. Derek Holland returns from five months on the disabled list with dominant start

    Sep 3, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

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    Almost everything that could have gone wrong has gone wrong for the Rangers this season, but getting a healthy Holland back in the rotation would be a huge positive heading into 2015.

  4. John Holdzkom goes from prospect bust and anonymous podcast caller to the big leagues

    Sep 3, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    “And then what happened, you started sucking at baseball?”

  5. Who pitched the greatest World Series game of all time?

    Sep 3, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

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    Hint: Jack Morris’ Game 7 performance was 38th. At least by one measure.

  6. Vin Scully to cut back on his schedule next year

    Sep 3, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

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    The Legendary One will do Dodgers home games and interleague games in Anaheim, but may sit out all other road games.

  7. Sean Doolittle begins comeback by playing catch

    Sep 3, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Prior to the injury Doolittle was having an incredible season, posting a 2.28 ERA in 54 appearances with an historic 80/5 K/BB ratio in 55 innings.

  8. I’m not sure how I’d feel about becoming a citizen of Puig Nation

    Sep 3, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    It’d be a fun nation, but probably a tad dangerous.

  9. Dustin Pedroia continues to have concussion symptoms

    Sep 3, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Dustin Pedroia hasn’t played since suffering a concussion Saturday when he took a forearm to the head and Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com reports there’s “no sign that he will see action before the Red Sox return home at the end of the week.”

  10. Dominican players can always count on home cooking when they’re on the road

    Sep 3, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

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    James Wagner of the Washington Post reports on a cool tradition that has taken hold in the majors

  11. Did Jackie Bradley, Jr.’s attitude get him sent down to the minors?

    Sep 3, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

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    It’s possible frustration at a bad season got into Bradley’s head.

  12. Craig Biggio could be a top candidate for the Astros job

    Sep 3, 2014, 8:49 AM EDT

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    In this day and age, experience is not really necessary.

  13. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 3, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

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    Does anyone want to win the second wild card in the National League?

  14. Phillies interim CEO Pat Gillick says GM Ruben Amaro and manager Ryne Sanderg are safe

    Sep 2, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT

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    Hall of Fame executive Pat Gillick is serving as the Phillies’ interim president and CEO while David Montgomery recovers from surgery for jaw cancer and chatted with reporters at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday for the first time since assuming the gig.

  15. Joc Pederson starting Tuesday over Yasiel Puig, who was almost late to Dodger Stadium

    Sep 2, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is batting just .210/.295/.240 since the beginning of August and newly-promoted prospect Joc Pederson is starting over him on Tuesday night against the Nationals. Which gives you some context for this string of tweets from Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times …

  16. Video: Giancarlo Stanton notches 35th HR, 100th RBI

    Sep 2, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT

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    Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton picked up his 35th home run of the season and 100th and 101st RBI with this blast to left-center field in the bottom of the third inning Tuesday night in Miami …

  17. Yankees will wear cap and uniform patches honoring Derek Jeter for the final three weeks

    Sep 2, 2014, 8:17 PM EDT

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    It’s usually an honor reserved for players who have recently had their number retired, or been elected to the Hall of Fame, or died. But the Yankees want to sell some merchandise, people …

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