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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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Tipsheet: Dodgers raise the NL playoff bar by acquiring Machado - 18 Jul 2018
The rest of the NL West is now vying for a wild-card spot. Machado virtually assures the Dodgers of their sixth consecutive division title. Perhaps the season will end in a return trip to the World Series, with the chance to finally end their 30-year ...
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The 2018 MLB Midseason Power Rankings

The Ringer (blog) - 18 Jul 2018
Milwaukee, however, enters the break on a six-game losing streak that cost them the division lead, and will now have to fight the six other NL teams that sit within five games of a playoff spot. The Mariners only have to outrun one team in particular ...
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Area teams begin NABF Junior World Series

Youngstown Vindicator - 18 Jul 2018
The 57th annual NABF Junior (16-U) World Series begins Thursday with defending national champion Astro Falcons of the local Class B league as one of three local entries in an 11-team field. Joining Astros will be Baird Brothers and Prospects with ...
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Success on the road lifts A's into contention

The Daily Jeffersonian - 17 Jul 2018
It hasn't been a breeze this season for the Chicago Cubs, who went to the last three NL Championship Series and won it all in 2016. Kris Bryant only recently came back from a shoulder injury, and Anthony Rizzo hasn't been hitting that well. Plus ...
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Test your baseball knowledge with this All-Star break quiz

Allentown Morning Call - 18 Jul 2018
Trivia buffs get set to take the second annual baseball history quiz featuring national, Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley athletes and teams connected to America's “Grand Old Game.” The test includes multiple choice plus true and false answers that cover ...
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MLB: Kolten Wong surprised by Matheny's dismissal

West Hawaii Today - 17 Jul 2018
One of my only regrets is we didn't win a championship for him.” The Cardinals came close, falling two wins short in 2013. They appeared in two other National League Championship Series under Matheny, including 2012 — when they blew a 3-1 lead to the ...
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MLB players open to expanded wild card playoffs, DH

Ironton Tribune - 18 Jul 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — Baseball players are open to extending the designated hitter to the National League and to expanding the winner-take-all wild-card playoff to a multi-game series. Management has little interest. The American League has used the DH ...
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Don't panic just yet, these Milwaukee Brewers are for real

myracinecounty - 16 Jul 2018
After all, Chicago has made it to the National League Championship Series each of the past three seasons, highlighted by a history-changing World Series title in 2016, the franchise's first in 108 years. A strong second-half team, the Cubs, led by ...
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Kirk Gibson dealing with Parkinson's disease 'the best way I can'

Newsday - 16 Jul 2018
In 1988, Gibson injured his right knee when he slid into second base in the seventh game of the National League Championship Series against the Mets. The pain lingered into the World Series and was the backdrop for one of the most famous home runs in ...
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Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again

KVEO-TV - 17 Jul 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers will meet in the NBA Summer League championship for a second straight season. Last year Kyle Kuzma dropped a game-high 30 points to lead the Lakers to a 110-98 victory over Portland. ...
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Ex-Tiger Jim Rooker still a little angry about 1968 World Series - 17 Jul 2018
The years at Kansas City prepared him for success in Pittsburgh, where he helped lead the Pirates to three playoff appearances. The Pirates fell in the National League Division Series in 1974 and 1975, before claiming a World Series title in 1979 ...
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Big 12 comes up small at winning national titles

The Dominion Post - 17 Jul 2018
The league remedied its 13th data point deficiency with last season's league championship game — a money-making, exposure-grabbing addition that Bowlsby termed an “unqualified success.” TCU coach Gary Patterson agreed, even though losing in ...

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