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15 Other Sports Teams With Similar Odds as N.Y. Mets Winning the 2015 World Series

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The N.Y. Mets clinched their fourth trip to the World Series by beating the Chicago Cubs in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, 8-3, Wednesday night at Wrigley Field. Daniel Murphy’s 7 HR are 1 shy of record for a single postseason Barry Bonds (2002), Carlos Beltran (2004), Nelson Cruz (2011) had 8 […]

Wakey Wakey The White Sox are a Really Good Baseball Team and in This One for the Long Haul

    There’s an old baseball adage that pitching and defense wins baseball games. Ozzie guillen said that, and Ozzie Guillen is one of the great baseball minds/ comedians of our time. And that’s exactly what the White Sox are doing right now – playing stellar defense behind their completely lights out pitching, and it’s […]

Another first for Joey Rickard as he faces R.A. Dickey tonight

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For his next trick, Orioles outfielder Joey Rickard will try to hit a knuckleball off a pitcher 17 years his senior. He’ll bat leadoff tonight and face 41-year-old R.A. Dickey as the Orioles play the Blue Jays at Camden Yards. Rickard has played in 359 games in the minors but said this afternoon he has […]

Torontos Depression-era beauty queen baseball star

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Women have been playing baseball for as long as anyone can remember. And for much of that time, they’ve been playing despite the men who’ve tried to keep them off the field. In baseball’s early days, women were told they were much too fragile to swing a bat or field a grounder. Even Al Spalding, […]