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Matt Williams’ Babe Ruth Impression Will Heal A Troubled Nation

The Nationals’ manager said that he would break out his famous impersonation if his team won 10 games in a row. They did, and we’re waiting.


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Rays Protest Loss Against Blue Jays, Situation Is An Absolute Mess

This is about as basebally as a baseball protest gets.


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Pete Rose Wants Second Chance From New MLB Commisioner

With Rob Manfred coming into the league and replacing Bud Selig heading into next season, Rose says that he hopes the new commissioner will give him a second chance and reverse the ban.


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Blaine Hardy Combines Luck And Skill With Behind-The-Back Snag (VIDEO)

They say that every great baseball play needs just a little bit of luck. They don’t actually say that, but if they did, it would work really well for the purposes of this post, so let’s just pretend that’s a baseball-ism.


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The Cubs’ Grounds Crew Was Short-Staffed Because The Team Didn’t Want To Pay For Healthcare

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The Cubs have been purposely altering the schedules and hours of their employees rather than pay for their healthcare, as mandated under the Affordable Care Act. And thanks to Tuesday’s storm, they got caught.


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Pat Neshek Had John Lackey’s Number, Now Has Babe Ruth Ball

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If athletes are anything, they’re superstitious. Wade Boggs always ate chicken before a game (well, that and visited his mistress). Brian Urlacher eats two chocolate chip cookies before injuring people every Sunday. During playoff drives guys grow Amish-like beards. And if they play long enough, athletes cling to their uniform numbers and the luck they supposed bring them, even if it costs them.


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Angels’ SP Garrett Richards Out For Season

Garrett Richardson

For a team called the Angels, they sure are cursed. Remember how the season began? Hitting Coach Don Baylor fractured his femur catching (catching!) the ceremonial first pitch.


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Giants Win Protest In Tarp Game At Wrigley, Will Play 1.5-Header Thursday

Giants Win MLB Protest of Wrigley Field Tarp IncidentFor the first time in nearly 20 years, an MLB team has won an official protest. Reminds many of that one time their parents said, “You make a good point.”


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John Lackey Gives Up A Babe Ruth Autographed Ball To Pat Neshek For His Jersey Number

John Lackey Trades Babe Ruth Baseball For Jersey No. 41We’ve heard for years about when a veteran player gets traded from one team to another, how they’ll pay a certain amount of cash to the nobody on their new team that has the good luck of wearing the same jersey number. But John Lackey took it a step further.


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