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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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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L.A. Times still salty over Dodgers’ playoff exit

It’s now generally accepted that playoff baseball is confusing. Given that every series is a week long at most, and it’s distilling down teams that have played for six months, everything is in bounds. Small moments like a pitching change here or a cutoff man missed there that would just be barely a bubble on […]

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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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New York Yankees must resign Aaron Judge after historic season

The Yanks need to resign Judge or they’ll be saying SEE YA! to their best player — a homegrown talentImage: Getty Images No one could’ve predicted that Aaron Judge’s contract season would feature 62 home runs and enough memories for Yankees fans to blubber on about for seven lifetimes. I’d be interested to see what […]

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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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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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Mariner outfielder Jarred Kelenic failing to live up to the hype

YIKES.Image: AP Seattle Mariners outfielder Jarred Kelenic was supposed to be a savior. He was supposed to help pull a franchise that had been mostly irrelevant in the annals of baseball history into World Series contention. He was a very popular pick for the 2021 AL Rookie of the Year Award last year. While the […]

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Joey Gallo’s best baseball is ahead of him… that’s right I said it!

Joey Gallo goes to Hollywood.Image: AP I’m here to make a case for a Joey Gallo turnaround. Gallo, in a season to forget, was shipped from one World Series favorite (the Yankees) — where he performed brutally and was mercilessly booed each time he struck out — to another on the opposite coast (the Dodgers). […]

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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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