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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a seventh inning run scoring sacrifice fly against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 12, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 7-2.

Can The Nationals’ Anthony Rendon Overcome Growing Pains?

Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.

03/07/2014

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.

02/25/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 01: Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets talks with Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals after they collide in the first inning at Nationals Park on September 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Late Rally Gets Nationals Past Mets

Jayson Werth’s two-out RBI double in the eighth inning capped a late rally and the Washington Nationals avoided a series sweep with a 6-5 win over the New York Mets on Sunday night.

09/02/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 31: Eric Young Jr. #22 of the New York Mets celebrates with Josh Satin #13 after scoring in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. New York won the game 11-3. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Mets Get 17 Hits To Back Wheeler Routing Nats 11-3

Zack Wheeler pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the New York Mets piled up a season-high 17 hits in routing the Washington Nationals 11-3 on Saturday night.

08/31/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 27: Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with Denard Span #2 after hitting a solo home run in the second inning against the New York Mets during a game at Nationals Park on July 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Harper, Desmond, Span Homer, Nationals Beat Mets

Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond and Denard Span all homered, powering the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 win over the New York Mets on Saturday.

07/27/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 30: Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets is removed from a game in the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals by manager Terry Collins #10 at Citi Field on June 30, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

‘Wheeler’ Comes Off the Wagon

By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ The New York Mets’ day started with such promise _ and ended with a backup catcher pitching the ninth inning. Zack Wheeler was roughed up […]

07/01/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 04: John Buck #44 of the New York Mets walks off the field as the Washington Nationals tackle Stephen Lombardozzi #1 after he hit the game winning sacrifice fly scoring Adam LaRoche #25 in the ninth inning during a game at Nationals Park on June 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Nationals defeated the Mets 3-2. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Mets Lose in 9th

By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) _ The worst bullpen in the majors faced an offense that hadn’t managed a late-inning comeback all season. The bullpen lost. The New York Mets were the […]

06/05/2013

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Bobby Parnell #39 of the New York Mets celebrates with John Buck #44 after defeating the Washington Nationals on April 21, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Mets defeated the Nationals 2-0. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Shutout Nats

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Everyone knows the Mets need more than just Matt Harvey on the mound. So when Dillon Gee finally pitched in Sunday, he wasn’t the only […]

04/22/2013

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