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  1. Bryce Harper is 15th player in MLB history to reach 50 career homers before age-22 season

    Aug 30, 2014, 2:07 PM EDT

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    Bryce Harper hit one of six home runs for the Nationals last night in an 8-3 victory over the Mariners. In doing so, he joined some impressive company.

  2. Baseball is dying, you guys, because no one would recognize Mike Trout in a bar

    Aug 29, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Never mind that the dude has only been legally allowed inside a bar for about two years.

  3. Alex Gordon and the M-V-P chants

    Aug 28, 2014, 9:42 PM EDT

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    Every time Alex Gordon steps to the plate at Kauffman Stadium these days, fans chant, “M-V-P, M-V-P,” which is fascinating on so many levels.

  4. Giancarlo Stanton on the Marlins success: “Five months doesn’t change five years”

    Aug 26, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    If you think the Marlins recent winning ways have convinced Giancarlo Stanton to sign an extension, think again.

  5. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 26, 2014, 6:43 AM EDT

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    It was Giancarlo Stanton vs. Mike Trout in Anaheim last night. Advantage: Stanton.

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

    Aug 20, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

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    A bases-loaded walk helped the Tigers win a game. A walkoff plunking gave the Cardinals the win. And the crew in Chicago couldn’t get a tarp on the field. Can anyone around here play this game anymore?

  7. Pirates activate Andrew McCutchen from the disabled list

    Aug 19, 2014, 3:28 PM EDT

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    McCutchen was having another MVP-caliber season at the time of the injury, ranking among the NL’s top five in batting average (.311), on-base percentage (.411), slugging percentage (.536), and OPS (.947).

  8. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 18, 2014, 5:30 AM EDT

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    An ump show in Detroit couldn’t stop the Mariners’ momentum.

  9. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 12, 2014, 6:49 AM EDT

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    The Kansas City Royals are in first place. In mid-August. This is nor a drill.

  10. VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton hit another baseball very far. Because of course he did.

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton is now up to 31 home runs on the year, which ties Jose Abreu of the White Sox for the major league lead.

  11. Video: Jay Bruce robs Giancarlo Stanton of a home run

    Aug 10, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

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    Watch as Reds right fielder Jay Bruce climbs the wall to rob Giancarlo Stanton of a home run in the top of the eighth inning Sunday afternoon at Great American Ball Park …

  12. Marlins want to extend Giancarlo Stanton, but aren’t optimistic

    Aug 8, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT

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    It might be tough for the Marlins to lock up Giancarlo Stanton, according to Jon Heyman’s report.

  13. The plate-blocking rule leads to a dumb result once again. And helps cost the Marlins a game.

    Aug 1, 2014, 8:27 AM EDT

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    A rule that was designed to protect catchers is being used as a weapon against them.

  14. Giancarlo Stanton credits the Home Run Derby for rediscovering his swing

    Jul 20, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Hitters rarely credit the Home Run Derby when they perform well in the second half. Usually, they only blame it if they struggle. Giancarlo Stanton says the Derby helped him get locked in after slumping going into the All-Star break.

  15. Baseball is dying, you guys

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

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    This is so sad. It looked so healthy, too.

  16. The 2014 All-Star Game Preview

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    The Midsummer Classic is finally here. Let’s look at what we’ll be looking at this evening.

  17. Giancarlo Stanton almost hit a baseball out of Target Field

    Jul 15, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

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    Last night Giancarlo Stanton hit a baseball an estimated 510 feet, damn near smacking it out of Target Field.

  18. Yoenis Cespedes wins his second Home Run Derby in a row

    Jul 14, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    Cespedes repeats. And a new Home Run Derby format fizzles.

  19. Your 2014 Home Run Derby Live Blog

    Jul 14, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

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    We’re keeping a running commentary on the Home Run Derby. So you don’t have to.

  20. Your 2014 Home Run Derby Preview

    Jul 14, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton is the favorite. Who else is in the hunt?

  21. All-Star game lineups, with Jeter and McCutchen leading off

    Jul 14, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

    Derek Jeter

    Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright and Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez have been named the starting pitchers for the All-Star game, and here are the starting lineups they’ll be facing tomorrow night.

  22. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

    Jacob deGrom

    The last baseball that counts for a few days. Enjoy it, folks.

  23. Henderson Alvarez replaces Jordan Zimmermann on NL All-Star roster

    Jul 12, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

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    This is the first All-Star selection for Henderson Alvarez.

  24. Giancarlo Stanton is the favorite to win the Home Run Derby

    Jul 11, 2014, 9:13 AM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton: the California Chrome of the Home Run Derby

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