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MLB Wild Card Games

The Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season is over, and now the playoffs begin with the wild card games. In the American League, the Minnesota Twins travel to the Bronx to take on the New York Yankees.  The Twins finished … Continue reading

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Tim Raines Elected to the Hall of Fame

Long time Montreal Expos outfielder Tim Raines has been elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame.  He was elected to the the Hall of Fame in his tenth, and final, year of eligibility to be elected. Tim Raines played for six … Continue reading

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Toronto Starts first Post-season Appearance in 22 Years

The Toronto Blue Jays start their quest for their first World Series title in 22 years with their first appearance in the post-season on October 8th, 2015 with the first game of the American League Divisional Series (ALDS) at home … Continue reading

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Blue Jays Pre-season TV Schedule

The Toronto Blue Jays have announce their list of pre-season games which will be broadcast on Sportsnet in Canada. The following games will be broadcast on television:

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2015 Inductees into Cooperstown

The Baseball Hall of Fame (Cooperstown) has announced the inductees for the 2015 induction ceremony.  For the first time since 1955, four players received sufficient votes to be inducted. The four inductiees are Randy Johnson (97.3%), Pedro Martinez (91.1%), John … Continue reading

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The Strike that ended the Montreal Expos

Today, August 12th 1994, marks the 20th anniversary of the famous 1994 Major League Baseball (MLB) strike.  When the strike started, the Montreal Expos were 74-40 when the strike started, and were the best team in the National League, including … Continue reading

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Alfonso Soriano released by New York Yankees

The New York Yankees have released veteran left fielder and second baseman Alfonso Soriano.  Mr. Soriano had been designated for assignment on July 6th, 2014. Alfonso Soriano is a seven time All-Star (2002-2008), four time Silver Slugger award winner (2002, … Continue reading

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Alex Rodriguez Suspended One Year

Following lengthy arbitration, Alex Rodriguez has been suspended for 2014 Major League Baseball (MLB) season, plus the play-offs.  This is due to his use of use of performance enhancing drugs.  Initially, he was suspended for over 200 games, plus the … Continue reading

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Jim Leyland Steps Down as Tigers Skipper

Jim Leyland, manager of the Detroit Tigers, has announced that he is stepping down as the team’s manager after eight seasons. He announced that he will not be leaving the team, but will be staying on in another position.  The … Continue reading

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Baseball Divisional Series

The wild card games are in the bag for 2013.  Now we can move onto the divisional series (first round) of the Major League Baseball (M.L.B.) playoffs. American League Divisional Series (A.L.D.S.) In the A.L., the Eastern Division Champion Boston … Continue reading

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