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Royals Win Another Extra-Inning Postseason Game, Go Up 1-0 On Orioles In ALCS

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles are supposed to be the big homer hitters in the AL Championship Series.

Didn’t work out that way in Game 1. 519 more words

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The rise of the extra-inning playoff game

The record for extra-inning games in a single postseason is eight; the 2014 playoffs have already seen four. How does the lower run environment explain the bonus baseball?

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Videos: Teddy shows nunchuck skills, wins two presidents races during epic 18-inning playoff game

Among the many firsts in a night of firsts Saturday at Nationals Park, The Nats racing presidents held their first-ever postseason presidents race doubleheader, running a second race as NLDS Game 2 dragged into the night. 287 more words

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9 crazy facts from the Nationals and Giants' longest game in MLB postseason history

The San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals, 2-1, in an 18-inning marathon in NLDS Game 2 on Saturday night. Here are nine eye-opening facts about the game: 550 more words

MLB

The 13 longest games in MLB postseason history

The Giants and Nationals’ marathon NLDS Game 2 on Saturday became the longest game in MLB postseason history when it crossed into the 18th inning with the teams still even at one run apiece, tying an NLDS contest between the Braves and Astros in 2005. 758 more words

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Nationals fans leave park in droves during extra-innings marathon

Here’s a photo of Nationals Park during the 15th inning of Saturday’s NLDS Game 2 contest against the San Francisco Giants:

Fans streaming to the exit of Nationals Park right now in a 15-inning playoff game.

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Royals Have Baseball History on Their Side

The 29-year wait for the Kansas City Royals to return to the playoffs sure has been worth it. In three playoff games so far, the Royals have won each of them in extra innings. 240 more words

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