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Murphy’s first slam, Garcia’s first HR key ‘special’ win

WASHINGTON — In their first game played at Nationals Park, the A’s carried a theme of firsts throughout Tuesday night’s 10-6 victory over the Nationals. An impressive 13-hit night by Oakland’s offense was highlighted by a pair of blasts that carried some personal significance, beginning with Dermis Garcia’s first Major League homer, which sparked a…

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MLB: Umpire Hernández blew calls, losing World Series job

Ángel Hernández was on track to umpire in the 2018 World Series before getting overturned three times at first base on video reviews during Game 3 of that year’s AL Division Series between the New York Yankees and Boston, MLB wrote in response to his latest legal filing. The Cuba-born Hernández was hired as a…

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2022 MLB odds, picks, bets for Wednesday, Aug. 31 from proven model: This four-way parlay pays 26-1

SportsLine’s model has revealed its top MLB picks, predictions, parlay and best bets for Wednesday, Aug. 31 The top two teams in the National League collide for the second straight night when the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets play the middle contest of a three-game set. The Dodgers (90-38) won the first game…

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Gunnar hits 1st HR so hard he lost his helmet

No. 2 overall prospect collects two hits in his MLB debut CLEVELAND — Gunnar Henderson had no need for his helmet. No matter what, he had to clear his head by the time he returned to the dugout. There would be another piece of hardware over his noggin and around his neck. Henderson needed just…

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MLB to host its first-ever series in Mexico City next season

Major League Baseball will make its first trip to Mexico City next year, as the San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants will play a two-game series there next season. It will be the fourth MLB series played in the country, with games having also been played in 1996, 1998, 2018 and 2019. It will…

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MLB to play regular season games in Mexico City for first time with Padres-Giants series in 2023

Major League Baseball announced that there will be a series in Mexico City for the first time — in the regular season — next year. The Padres and Giants will do battle for a two-game series in Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium in Mexico’s capital and largest city on April 29-30, 2023. Mexico City is about…

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MLB Announces 2023 Giants-Padres Series in Mexico City

Major League Baseball announced plans for the first regular-season series to be played in Mexico City on Wednesday. Hopefully, this time the games will come to fruition. MLB revealed that the Giants and Padres are slated to square off at Estadio Alfredo Harp Helú in Mexico’s capital city for a two-game series on April 29…

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MLB Network’s Amsinger: 2 things Mariners need for playoff push

MLB Network’s Amsinger: 2 things Mariners need for playoff push The Mariners will enter September as close to a postseason berth as they have been in any final month of a season since their playoff drought started in 2002, as Seattle comes into Tuesday owning the American League’s second wild card with a cushion of…

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Nationals’ Cade Cavalli hits injured list with shoulder inflammation days after MLB debut

Nationals’ Cade Cavalli hits injured list with shoulder inflammation days after MLB debut Cavalli will have to wait on his next big-league start Washington Nationals right-hander Cade Cavalli was placed on the injured list on Tuesday because of shoulder inflammation, and the Washington Post reports that Cavalli will be shut down for two weeks. The…

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MLB Power Rankings: Sorting contenders into World Series tiers as final month approaches

MLB Power Rankings: Sorting contenders into World Series tiers as final month approaches Five-and-a-half weeks of the 2022 Major League Baseball season remain. Fortunately, there’s plenty of jockeying to be done for the 12 playoff spots. There are 15 teams remaining that look like playoff contenders, and we can stretch things to include two more…

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