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Nats Sweep Cards to Win First NL Pennant

For the first time since 1933, there will be a World Series in the nation's capital. And for the first time since the Nationals moved back to DC in 2005, they have won the NL pennant. When Bryce Harper left for Philadelphia as a free agent last offseason, most people wrote off the...

2011 World Series MVP David Freese Retires

David Freese, the Cardinals hometown hero of the 2011 World Series has decided to call it a career after 11 seasons. Freese was drafted by the Padres in 2006 and was traded to the Cardinals in exchange for Jim Edmonds a year later. He debuted in 2009 in front of family and friends and...

Brian McCann Announces Retirement After NLDS Loss

After the Braves season came crashing down in a 13-1 loss in Game 5 of the NLDS, veteran catcher Brian McCann announced that he had played his final game. While the season didn't end the way he and the Braves wanted, McCann was happy to play his final season in his hometown Atlanta and have one more...

Yankees First Team to Advance to ALCS After Sweep of Twins

The Yankees continued their dominance of the Twins in the playoffs with a 3 game ALDS sweep. Minnesota broke the record for the most home runs in MLB history with 307, but was held to only 7 runs in 3 games on their way to an MLB record 16th consecutive postseason loss- 13 of which have come...

Braves Stun Cards in 9th, Take 2-1 NLDS Lead

After being shut out for the first 8 2/3 innings, the Braves came back to score 3 runs in the 9th and beat St. Louis at home, 3-1. The win put Atlanta one win away from advancing to the NLCS for the first time since 2001. Despite injuries, pitching problems, and criticism for...

Steelers’ Smith-Schuster Questionable For Sunday

Steelers' wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens. The Steelers are hoping he will be able to play in the important AFC North showdown. Pittsburgh's star receiver injured his toe early in the game Monday night, the same toe that was hurt in Week 1 against...

Patriots Will Sign Mike Nugent to Replace Gostkowski

For the first time since 2010, the Patriots will have a kicker not named Stephen Gostkowski take the field. He was placed on injured reserve and New England tried out 7 different kickers, eventually choosing veteran Mike Nugent. Nugent, 37, was the most experienced kicker the Patriots tried out and has gone 253-of-311...

Nationals Rally in 8th to Win Wild Card Game

For the first 7 innings, the Brewers seemed poised to win the game the way they have been doing all year. It couldn't have been a better script for manager Craig Counsell as great pitching and a couple of clutch home runs put them up 3-1. Washington seemed to be done for the season as the ball...

A’s, Rays Clinch All Postseason Spots Now Filled

The Indians were officially eliminated with their loss to the Nationals, and the Rays clinched a Wild Card spot with a 6-2 win over Toronto. All of the playoff spots are now taken, although the last 2 games of the season will decide who hosts the Wild Card game in both divisions, and who wins the NL...

D-Backs Outlast Cardinals in 19 Inning Marathon

When the 19 inning game finally ended at 1:34 AM local time, the few fans who were left cheered happily as they headed for the exit. When all was said and done, the 3-2 D-Backs win was the longest game both in terms of innings and time in Chase Field history. Ildemaro Vargas was...

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