5 October 2022
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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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Outfielder Juan Soto struggling massively after trade to Padres

Could Juan Soto’s two-hit, 3 RBI game be the start of a turnaround?Image: Getty Images All of sunny San Diego rejoiced on Aug. 2 when the Washington Nationals sent their 23-year-old superstar Juan Soto to the Padres. A month and a half later, Padres fans are showing their receipts to the Nats, asking for take-backsies. […]

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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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San Diego Padres slumping in second-half of MLB season

Frustration is building: Jorge Alfaro was batting just .100 in his last 7 gamesPhoto: AP On paper, the San Diego Padres got better at the trade deadline. In reality, they’ve gotten worse — and are very quickly becoming the laughingstock of the MLB. For a third straight year, the Padres were buyers at the trade […]

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David Vassegh breaks bones in slide accident on TV

At least David Vassegh is smiling!Screenshot: MLB.com Video It’s a slide. Kids go down these things all the time. Bad things rarely ever happen, but only because they are kids, right? Surely, nothing bad would happen to big adult man David Vassegh. On the Dodgers’ trip to Milwaukee, Vassegh, a reporter for the team, was […]

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Dodgers need to leave Kimbrel off postseason roster

Just leave him at home, Dodgers.Image: AP Craig Kimbrel needs to be left off the Dodgers’ postseason roster. Sure, L.A. — the 2022 World Series favorite — is a sure bet to win its ninth NL West title in 10 years. And they may even challenge the MLB’s single-season wins record, despite its closer’s struggles. […]

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Tampa’s Drew Rasmussen throws eight perfect innings

Drew Rasmussen tossed 8 perfect innings against the Orioles in Tampa Sunday night.Image: Getty Images  I spend a lot of time, admittedly too much time, writing about everything that’s wrong with baseball. I get crankier and more cynical the more my knees hurt. But yesterday was a reminder of one of the things that makes […]

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Hope your Friday night was better than Zach Wilson’s

Zach Wilson was injured during the Jets preseason gamePhoto: AP Zach Wilson may have avoided serious disaster after leaving Friday’s preseason game with a pronounced limp from a non-contact injury. Head coach Robert Saleh said the franchise’s young quarterback will undergo an MRI today, but sources are saying he reinjured his PCL and could miss […]

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