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  1. Who to root for in the postseason — American League

    Sep 29, 2014, 3:05 PM EST

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    If your team is eliminated, what do you do? Let us help.

  2. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

  3. Previewing the 2014 Playoffs

    Sep 29, 2014, 8:59 AM EST

    Playoffs

    Let’s meet our ten playoff teams and assess their strengths, weaknesses and overall outlook.

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

    Sep 29, 2014, 6:47 AM EST

    Tigers celebrate

    All good things must come to an end.

  5. Sonny Gray clinches the second AL Wild Card for the Athletics

    Sep 28, 2014, 5:50 PM EST

    Josh Reddick, Bob Melvin

    Sonny Gray was efficient in shutting out the Rangers on Sunday afternoon, helping the Athletics finally clinch the second AL Wild Card.

  6. Previewing the final day of the 2014 regular season …

    Sep 28, 2014, 9:44 AM EST

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    There are still three undecided races heading into the final day of the regular season: the American League Central, the National League Central, and the second American League Wild Card spot. Let’s get weird.

  7. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Sep 28, 2014, 8:58 AM EST

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    It was the second-to-last day of the regular season, and you probably already saw what happened in the games that mattered. But in case you didn’t …

  8. Mariners keep Wild Card hopes alive with walk-off in the 11th inning

    Sep 28, 2014, 1:15 AM EST

    Kyle Seager

    The Mariners walked off in the 11th inning on Saturday, keeping their Wild Card hopes alive. They can force a tie-breaker with a win and an Athletics loss on Sunday.

  9. Buddy Carlyle had a really good year. And a really weird career.

    Sep 26, 2014, 12:55 PM EST

    Buddy Carlyle

    And it could be over as of Sunday. Now, let us consider Buddy Carlyle.

  10. Derek Jeter has the most popular player jersey since the All-Star break

    Sep 25, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

    Derek Jeter

    The old man tops the list, but a lot of young stars are right on his heels.

  11. Brandon Moss has played through torn hip cartilage, will need offseason surgery

    Sep 25, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

    Brandon Moss

    Another lesson in not trying to play through a major injury.

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

    Sep 23, 2014, 6:29 AM EST

    Danny Duffy

    Twelve games, six shutouts. And the Mariners and Indians lose ground.

  13. Cubs ready to make a big play for pitching

    Sep 22, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    The Cubs know they can’t just get by on change-of-scenery guys and sign-and-flip deals.

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

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:14 AM EST

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    The Royals salvage one and their hopes of an AL Central title remain alive.

  15. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Sep 20, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including the A’s getting back in the win column.

  16. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 19, 2014, 7:17 AM EST

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    It’s not dark yet for the Brewers, but it’s getting there. It’s absolutely pitch black for the A’s, though.

  17. Somehow, it keeps getting worse for the A’s

    Sep 18, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

    Sean Doolittle

    The only thing more painful than hitting rock bottom is thinking you’ve hit it, only to find out there’s still more room to sink.

  18. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 18, 2014, 6:37 AM EST

    Matt Shoemaker

    The Angels clinch, the A’s clench.

  19. Concussion ends John Jaso’s season for second straight year

    Sep 17, 2014, 2:48 PM EST

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    This year he hit .264 with nine homers and a .767 OPS in 99 games, including 47 starts at catcher.

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

    Sep 17, 2014, 7:08 AM EST

    Washington Nationals Celebrate

    Beer showers on the Beltway as the Nats and Orioles both clinch

  21. Major League Baseball announces nominees for the Clemente Award

    Sep 16, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

    Clemente

    Carlos Beltran won last year. Who gets it this year?

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

    Sep 15, 2014, 6:11 AM EST

    Orioles celebrate

    Against all odds, the Orioles are poised to clinch their first AL East title in seventeen years.

  23. Athletics to use off-day to readjust starting rotation

    Sep 14, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Sonny Gray

    The Athletics changed up their starting rotation order so that Sonny Gray lines up to pitch the final game of the season on the road against the Rangers.

  24. After skipping a start with tired shoulder, Tommy Milone now has neck soreness

    Sep 13, 2014, 2:57 PM EST

    Tommy Milone Getty

    Milone has struggled to the tune of a 7.40 ERA and 12/11 K/BB ratio in 20 2/3 innings over his first five starts with Minnesota.

  25. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Sep 13, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

    Fernando Rodney AP

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a crucial series in the AL Wild Card race.

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