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MLB Thursday scores, highlights, updates, news: Gary Sanchez stays on August tear - CBSSports.com


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MLB Thursday scores, highlights, updates, news: Gary Sanchez stays on August tear
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Thursday is in many cases a getaway day or an off-day, but we've still got a decent number of games. Included here is a doubleheader with big importance in the AL playoff picture, too. Let's dive in.

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Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Friday - ESPN


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Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Friday
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Andrew Heaney is set to make his 2017 season debut Friday, but should you add him to your lineups? AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger; Email; comment. 5:12 PM PT. Todd ZolaFantasy. Close. Writing on fantasy baseball ...

MLB Thursday scores, highlights, updates, news: Reds blow nine-run lead, beat Cubs - CBSSports.com


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MLB Thursday scores, highlights, updates, news: Reds blow nine-run lead, beat Cubs
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Thursday is in many cases a getaway day or an off-day, but we've still got a decent number of games. Included here is a doubleheader with big importance in the AL playoff picture, too. Let's dive in.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon expects MLB discipline for his outburst against umpire Chicago Tribune
Fuming over ninth-inning call, Joe Maddon is done with playing nice in MLB sandbox: 'That's asinine' Comcast SportsNet Chicago

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Giancarlo Stanton Considers 61 HRs MLB Record, Acknowledges Barry Bonds' Mark - Bleacher Report


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Giancarlo Stanton Considers 61 HRs MLB Record, Acknowledges Barry Bonds' Mark
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Like many MLB fans, Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton isn't sure which benchmark would represent the single-season home run record. "The record is the record," Stanton said Wednesday, per the Sun Sentinel's Dave Hyde. "But, personally, I do ...
MLB trade rumors: Giancarlo Stanton - Yankees possible? Metro US

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Major League Baseball, union discussing pace-of-play changes for 2018 - ESPN


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Major League Baseball, union discussing pace-of-play changes for 2018
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CHICAGO -- Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players' association over possible changes designed to speed the pace of play, and commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday he hopes to reach an agreement instead of implementing ...
How MLB got Williamsport, Pa., ready for big leaguers USA TODAY
Despite rule changes, average length of MLB games increasing NJ.com

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MLB's Manfred working on pace of play with Clark, union - Washington Post


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MLB's Manfred working on pace of play with Clark, union
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CHICAGO — Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players' association over possible rule changes designed to speed the pace of play, and Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday he hopes to reach an agreement instead of ...
Rob Manfred Speaks out Against Removing Human Element from MLB Umpiring Bleacher Report
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred addresses growing support for automated strike zone CBSSports.com
MLB committed to approving sale of Marlins quickly, but more steps remain Miami Herald (blog)

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Behind the scenes at 'MLB Central,' the most irreverent sports studio show on television - Awful Announcing


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Behind the scenes at 'MLB Central,' the most irreverent sports studio show on television
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Heyman, the typically staid veteran baseball reporter, was live on MLB Network, sitting face to face with a speaking base, displaying a sense of comedic timing I wouldn't have thought he had. The show was MLB Central and the game was “Just Playin,” a ...

MLB Metrics 101: Worst Bang-for-Your-Buck Stars at the Quarter Pole - Bleacher Report


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MLB Metrics 101: Worst Bang-for-Your-Buck Stars at the Quarter Pole
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The overpaid players, however, stick out like so many sore badly broken and horribly mangled thumbs. The Bleacher Report MLB Metrics 101 is here to weed them out. Hello and welcome back. This week's topic covers well-paid superstars who aren't earning ...

MLB Wednesday scores, highlights, news, updates: Votto falls short of on-base record - CBSSports.com


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MLB Wednesday scores, highlights, news, updates: Votto falls short of on-base record
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Wednesday afforded the baseball enthusiast a full schedule of MLB action, including plenty of day games. So let's jump right in ... Final scores. Los Angeles Angels 3, Washington Nationals 2 (box score); Miami Marlins 8, San Francisco Giants 1 (box ...

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Why MLB games are FIVE MINUTES longer this season - ESPN


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Why MLB games are FIVE MINUTES longer this season
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Since slimming down in Rob Manfred's first year as commissioner, the average game has gotten more and more bloated -- and games in 2017 are on pace to be the longest in MLB history. We break down what's been gumming up the works. Jason O.

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