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The National League Championship Series (NLCS) is a best...

wikipedia - 18 Oct 2017
The National League Championship Series (NLCS) is a best-of-seven series played in October in the Major League Baseball postseason that determines the winner of the National League (NL) pennant. The winner of the series advances to play the winner of the American League (AL) Championship Series (ALCS) in the World Series, Major League Baseball's championship series.
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Franciscan University Barons Club dinner honors four

The Steubenville Herald-Star - 22 Apr 2018
Serving as keynote speaker was veteran Major League Baseball manager Jim Leyland, who led the Pittsburgh Pirates to three consecutive National League championship series and the Florida Marlins to a World Series championship and guided the Detroit ...
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Brave new world for Ryan Flaherty

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - 22 Apr 2018
“We're winning,” he said. “You can't replace that.” Flaherty hasn't been to the postseason since the Orioles made it to the 2014 American League Championship Series. In 11 career playoff games, he has a .281 average with two home runs. BAUTISTA HAS ...
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5 skipper switches that led to playoffs

MLB.com - 20 Apr 2018
With their eyes on a World Series run, the Astros loaded up in 2004, signing free-agent pitchers Roger Clemens and Andy Pettitte and acquiring outfielder Carlos Beltran in a June trade. But the club didn't meet expectations in the first half; sitting ...
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Kindred: It's early, but Baez's time may be upon us

Bloomington Pantagraph - 22 Apr 2018
It was October 2016 and the Cubs' Javier Baez was dominating the National League playoffs. He was delivering key hits, instinctively running the bases and repeatedly breaking laws of physics with acrobatic plays in the field. At 23, he was introducing ...
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Dodgers Receive 2017 NLCS Rings

Dodger Blue (blog) - 01 Apr 2018
Prior to the regular season beginning, the Los Angeles Dodgers made it clear it would be one of celebration and recognizing their 60 years in the city. In addition, the club honored 1988 World Series hero Kirk Gibson on Opening Day. A Kirk Gibson ...
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Opposite dugout: Dodgers ride winning streak into series vs. Nats

MASNsports.com - 20 Apr 2018
Matt Kemp is in the midst of a hot streak, going yard twice in the three-game series against the Padres. Despite strong numbers, Cody Bellinger and his sophomore slump continue. Bellinger hopes the home series against the Nats can get him back into a ...
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The Downfall of Matt Harvey: Can Harvey Rebound after Move?

SportsBlog.com (blog) - 22 Apr 2018
Harvey made his playoff debut in Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers and got the win in the Mets 13-7 victory. He went five innings giving up three runs (two earned) on seven hits, striking out seven, and ...
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Around The Forest: LAFC Unveil Banc Of California Stadium

Stumptown Footy - 19 Apr 2018
I wish I was joking when I say it appears Toronto FC's Concacaf Champions League fate is trending toward the all-too-familiar gut punch yet again, but alas Tuesday turned to Wednesday and the pit is still lodged in my stomach. Chivas de Guadalajara ...
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MLB Preview: Who Will Win the World Series?

NBC Chicago - 28 Mar 2018
The MLB season will get underway on Thursday, and while some teams made big improvements for the 2018 campaign, the top tier teams likely will be teams that competed for the championship a season ago. The defending World Series champion Houston Astros ...
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Rusty Staub, Durable Batter Who Won Pennant With Mets, Dies at 73

New York Times - 29 Mar 2018
Rusty Staub, baseball's lumbering Le Grand Orange and one of the finest and most durable hitters of his time, playing in the 1960s, '70s and '80s mostly for Houston, Montreal, Detroit and the Mets, died on Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 73 ...
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Alex Rodriguez gets a pass in latest glaring sports hypocrisy

New York Post - 21 Apr 2018
They now engage him as a spring training instructor. 2) Last week, with the Yankees rained out, YES aired Game 6 of the 1977 World Series, Dodgers at Yanks, the three-homers Reggie Jackson game that ended the Series on Oct. 18, which now is about when ...
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2018 National League Championship Water Polo Rosters Announced

Swimming World Magazine - 18 Apr 2018
Huntington Beach, CA – April 17 – The 2018 National League Championship takes place this weekend at the Spieker Aquatics Complex in Berkeley, California. Team rosters have been announced for the competition that will see eight games on Saturday and ...
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Railers: Postseason overtime increases intensity of playoffs

Worcester Telegram - 22 Apr 2018
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — There is nothing like playoff hockey, at least for hockey fans, and one reason is the unique creature called sudden-death overtime. Hockey is the only sport with true sudden death these days. Baseball has extra innings and can end ...
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Don't mind the batting average, Corey Seager is back

Los Angeles Times - 19 Apr 2018
2 hitter, even though he entered the series finale at Petco Park with a .212 average and only two extra-base hits. Seager's hitting is about as close to a guarantee as there is in baseball, sort of like how Clayton Kershaw will outwork everyone or Mike ...
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These broken-bat HRs from history boggle the mind

MLB.com - 17 Apr 2018
When the Yankees took on the Phillies on May 24, 2009, every game at Yankee Stadium during the 2009 season had featured a home run. Teixeira wasn't about to let that streak end, even if it meant breaking his bat to make that happen. Indeed, that's what ...
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2018 World Series predictions

MLB.com - 27 Mar 2018
So while New York got 17 votes to win the pennant (to Houston's 13), many of those voters chose an NL team to win the Fall Classic. As a result, the Astros narrowly edged the Dodgers and Yankees by one vote as this year's World Series favorite among ...

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