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Vin Scully SUPERIOR. Jack Buck INFERIOR.

Last night was the 26th anniversary of one of the most memorable home runs in Major League Baseball history. One which I remember quite well because I watched it two days after my 12th birthday. 960 more words

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Might As Well Call It a Walk Off!

Ahhh, the post season, what more can I say. Those two words “Post Season” bring joy and excitement, and this post season has not failed to be fun and exciting. 756 more words

Requiem for a Season

Yesterday, 43,013 people filed into Comerica Park to observe the Tigers end their season in miserable fashion, losing 2-1 to the Baltimore Orioles.  As noted repeatedly by the TBS announcers (who were terrible all series…yes, Dennis Eckersley, we are aware that you used to be a pitcher, you don’t have to keep reminding us), the crowd was eerily quiet.   439 more words

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Guest post: Tom Buttry reflects on his life (and last night) as a Royals fan

I’m enjoying this year’s post-season as much as if the Yankees were playing. The reason: All three of my sons are Kansas City Royals fans, dating to my days at the Kansas City Star and Times, when I would take the boys to ballgames. 1,862 more words

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Kirk Gibson out as manager ... Smart move or sweet revenge?

Former Major League pitcher, assistant general manager, coach and player representative Dave Stewart was announced as the Arizona Diamondback’s new general manager Friday morning. Not long after noon, Diamondback’s manager… 340 more words

MLB

David Ortiz On Derek Jeter's Historic Walk-Off: 'That's Him' (Video)

David Ortiz needed just two words to describe Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium, which ended with a walk-off single from none other than the retiring New York Yankees shortstop. 119 more words

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Anthony Ranaudo Ends First MLB Season With Solid Outing, Win (Video)

Anthony Ranaudo certainly had his ups and downs in his first stint with the Boston Red Sox, but the right-handed starter ended his season on a high note. 162 more words

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