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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I could play this New York Times umpire game for hours

Photo: Getty Images I love umpires. I don’t love to hate them like other baseball fans do though. I’ve always leaned in the direction of leniency. I know that officiating in any sport is difficult, thankless, and downright hazardous to your health in some situations. Umpires get it the worst though, perhaps because they’re involved […]

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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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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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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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Fernando Tatís Jr. suspended 80 games for PEDs

Fernando Tatís, Jr. popped for PEDsPhoto: Getty Images After an unfortunate motorcycle accident took the first half of Fernando Tatís Jr.‘s season from us, many baseball fans were getting hyped to see him return to action. He was pimping home run balls in the minors and hitting heckling fans with that signature “can’t touch me” […]

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Vin Scully was as much a part of the Dodgers as any player ever

There will never be another Vin ScullyPhoto: AP “It’s a business.” We’ve heard that a ton lately, because it was trade deadline time in MLB. Any fan of any sport has heard that a million times or more. At the end of the day, we’re told, it’s just a business, which is generally meant to […]

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Mariners acquire pitcher Luis Castillo from Reds

Luis Castillo is heading to Seattle in hopes of helping the team snap its postseason-less streak.Photo: AP The Seattle Mariners are looking to make the playoffs for the first time in over 20 years. Ichiro’s rookie season was the last time they played past 162 games. Heading into Saturday’s games, Seattle is only a half-game […]

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Texas Rangers now have two top-flight pitching prospects

Texas is going for it (in a few years).Image: AP Finally, the Texas Rangers’ front office is attempting to position the franchise out of American League irrelevance. The team hasn’t won a postseason game since 2015 and, in the seven years since, Texas has tried to revamp its roster multiple times with players like Ian […]

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Lakers owner Jeannie Buss causes stir on social media

Jeanie BussPhoto: Getty Images Jeanie Buss came out of nowhere with a tweet that left social media buzzing over the weekend. She isn’t very active on the platform, tweeting at the absolute most four times per month. Her last two were about WOW Women of Wrestling, of which she is a co-owner, and the one […]

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