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The Daily Degenerate Fantasy Baseball Picks 4/16

It was another successful (albeit late) night of degenerate DraftKings madness Tuesday. Your humble-but-nonetheless-handsome Guru cashed five-out-five contests for a nice chunk of cash to put us one step closer to that beach in Cancun for some winter thong watching. 431 more words

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John Jaso’s Pinch-Hit Homer Lifts A’s Over Angels, 3-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — John Jaso came up big again as a pinch-hitter with a home run against Los Angeles Angels closer Ernesto Frieri, a year and five days after doing the same thing to Kevin Jepsen at Angel Stadium — a place where Jaso just loves to hit. 463 more words

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An encouraging outing for Hector Santiago ...

Hector Santiago‘s Angels career started off 0-2, with eight earned runs in 9 1/3 innings through two starts against the Mariners.

He needed a change. 440 more words

Jaso's Pinch-Hit HR Lifts A's Over Angels 3-2

ANAHEIM (CBS / AP) — Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. 605 more words

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Cespedes' Late HR Lifts Athletics Over Mariners

Another well-pitched game for the Oakland Athletics came with a price.

Scott Kazmir threw six sharp innings before leaving with tightness in his left triceps, and Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer that broke a scoreless tie in the eighth that lifted the A’s over the Seattle Mariners 3-0 Sunday. 721 more words

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Seattle Can't Figure Out Oakland Pitching In 3-0 Loss

SEATTLE (AP) — With most of the Seattle rotation on the disabled list, it was often-injured veteran Chris Young who provided a stabilizing element Sunday. 762 more words

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The game was going to end with a walk off one way or another

Gregor Blanco tried to end the Giants game with a walk off inside the park home run.

When THAT didn’t work, Brandon Crawford did it the old fashioned way. 187 more words

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