30 November 2022
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Former Astro Jeff Bagwell has things to say about James Click

Still with that facial hair choice?Screenshot: Twitter/@MarkBermanFox26 I didn’t realize that Jeff Bagwell had become that guy at the end of the bar who tells you about the time he saw the original The Wall Tour every single time you enter the place. Not what I would have picked for him during his playing days, […]

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MLB’s NL West hot stove is preheated and ready to go

Clayton KershawPhoto: Getty Images Everywhere except Houston, it’s time for teams and fans to try and get to where Houston is. Or it will be in January or February instead of November and December, like it used to be. Anyway, we run through what teams might need and what they might do, for most of […]

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Marcus Stroman goes full Kanye with insane conspiracy theories

Marcus StromanPhoto: Getty Images I’ll be honest, I didn’t realize there were this many galaxy-brained doofuses in the world of sports. But I was naive. If you’ve ever wondered what pitchers do on their off-days, the Cubs’ Marcus Stroman reveals that at least some of them spend their time going down internet rabbit holes about […]

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Justin Verlander 0-6 with 6.07 ERA in World Series

The likely AL Cy Young winner didn’t look great in Game 1 of the World SeriesImage: Getty Images Justin Verlander has a great shot at winning the American League Cy Young award this year. He pieced together a dominant season — at age 39 — after recovering from Tommy John surgery and helped lead the […]

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Five best landing spots for Carlos Correa

Photo: Getty Images Another team, another star shortstop potentially leaving town. Unlike the Red Sox and Braves though, the Dodgers have shown the least amount of interest in bringing Trea Turner back to Chavez Ravine. There are some people who believe the chemistry that trade deadline acquisition Turner — not to be confused with Turner, […]

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Yadier Molina is not a Hall of Fame-level catcher

Yadier MolinaPhoto: Getty Images While my baseball fandom was thrown in the trash by the Ricketts family, that doesn’t mean the fires of distaste and hatred burn any less. Our passions and love can ebb and flow, but the force of our animus for former rivals always remains strong. Maybe you’re a Red Sox fan […]

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Aaron Judge passes Roger Maris with 62nd home run

Aaron Judge connects on AL-record 62 home run.Image: Getty Images The wait is over. Yankees’ Aaron Judge slugged his American League record-setting 62nd home run tonight in Texas. With just two games left to set the AL mark, and move ahead of Yankee great Roger Maris, Judge led off the second game of a double […]

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White Sox manager Tony La Russa announces retirement

Tony La RussaPhoto: Getty Images After two seasons at the helm of the Chicago White Sox, Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa stepped down Monday due to health concerns. La Russa had one year left on his three-year contract. La Russa last managed a game on Aug. 28 after undergoing tests on an undisclosed […]

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American League MVP award debate continues

Both Shohei Ohtani and Aaron Judge have claims to the American League MVP awardIllustration: Getty Images The American League MVP race is a two-horse race between the Yankees’ Aaron Judge and the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani. Depending on who you ask, the award could go to either person. However, the adamancy of Ohtani fans is far […]

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Will Pujols hit No. 700?

Albert PujolsPhoto: Getty Images There’s no one on Earth hotter than Albert Pujols right now. In his last 10 games, Pujols is slugging 1.258. That is the second-highest mark of his career over any 10-game stretch, beaten only by his slugging percentage between August 6 and August 21 of this year: 1.259. Basically, at 42 […]

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