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Alex Torres #54 of the New York Mets reacts after giving up a two run home run against Miguel Montero #47 of the Chicago Cubs in the ninth inning during their game at Citi Field on July 2, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Herrera’s Bunt, Blast Leads Cubs Over Feeble Mets For Sweep

NEW YORK (AP) — By the time Jonathan Herrera and Miguel Montero homered, the Chicago Cubs didn’t really need the extra runs. Once again, their pitchers had shut down the feeble New York Mets. Herrera […]

07/02/2015

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Best Major League Debuts

In front of his family, Steven Matz set a Major League record for most RBIs in a debut by a pitcher, and tied the Mets’ record for most RBIs by anyone in their debut. It stacks up with some of the other great debuts of all-time

07/01/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 30: (L-R) Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim returns to the dugout to celebrate with teammates Kole Calhoun #56 and Albert Pujols #5 after hitting a homerun in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 30, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Pujols Homers, Heaney Deals in Angels’ 2-1 Win Over Yankees

Andrew Heaney pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar hit back-to-back homers in the sixth, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 2-1 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.

07/01/2015

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This Week In Baseball: In Defense Of The All-Star Game

The All-Star Game is nearly here, which means the complaining has begun. Here’s a tip to enjoy the events: rediscover your inner kid.

06/30/2015

Clay Buchholz #11 of the Boston Red Sox delivers a pitch in the first inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 29, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Buchholz Pitches Gem, Red Sox Beat Blue Jays 3-1

TORONTO (AP) — Nothing about pitching north of the border feels foreign to Boston’s Clay Buchholz. Buchholz pitched eight strong innings to win his third straight start, Xander Bogaerts drove in two runs and the […]

06/29/2015

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Certain Positions In Fantasy Baseball Require Quality Backups On Your Bench

What are the thinnest positions in fantasy baseball? Catcher? The infield positions of second base, shortstop and third base? All of the above? Yes, depth is better in the outfield and first base positions, so when you think about which players to stash on your bench, think about the ones with multi-position eligibility. They may not be the most productive on a day-to-day basis, but they have the capability to be very valuable to your team’s chances of winning.

06/29/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 27:  Second baseman Brock Holt #26 of the Boston Red Sox, left, collides with shortstop Xander Bogaerts #2 after getting the forced out at second base on Asdrubal Cabrera #13 of the Tampa Bay Rays off of the fielder's choice by David DeJesus #7 during the second inning of a game on June 27, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Bests Red Sox 4-1

Matt Andriese and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Jake Elmore hit a two-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Saturday.

06/27/2015

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Bob Costas Rips Cubs Pitcher For “Atrocious Performance” (Video)

Don’t dare mess with the aesthetics of a game that Bob Costas is calling

06/27/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 22nd-June 26th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/26/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Rose Report Shouldn’t Change Your View

New information should do nothing to your opinion, Rose has always been a liar.

06/23/2015

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