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World Series trends and fun facts

            This one hasn’t played out exactly how the pundits thought it would. Yankees-Phillies was a slam dunk. Maybe the Tigers pull through in the AL. But certainly, no one was…


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Secret to winning in the playoffs? Get hot

            Throw conventional wisdom out the window. With starting pitchers posting porous ERA numbers, no team is ever supposed to have success in the postseason. But don’t tell that to this…



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Giving credit to an ump: Timmons makes the save

It’s been a horrible year for umpires, especially in Atlanta. But at Turner Field Friday night, Tim Timmons made reprimands for many of his colleagues with a saving effort. Carlos Zambrano threw way too far…




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Brandon Phillips: What never to do in baseball

It is a generally accepted principle that baseball players tend to do some foolish things. Take San Francisco Giants’ closer Brian Wilson, who took out the frustrations of a second straight blown save on the…



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Tigers thriving despite roster of ex-stars

 Passion runs deep in the roots of Detroit fans, and the Tigers are a blue-collar, hard-working team reflective of their city. So it goes without saying that there is excitement surrounding the baseball team in…