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Fifth-seeded Yankees among World Series favorites

Fifth-seeded Yankees among World Series favorites

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September 28 The New York Yankees stumbled to the No. 5 seed in the American League playoff standings, but that hasn't deterred bettors or sportsbooks when it comes to their postseason prospects. FULL STORY

Bartman rematch highlights MLB wild-card round

Bartman rematch highlights MLB wild-card round

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September 28 A rematch of the 2003 National League Championship Series that featured the infamous Steve Bartman incident highlights the matchups for Major League Baseball's wild-card round. FULL STORY

MLB moves reduce rosters from 30 to 28

MLB moves reduce rosters from 30 to 28

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August 06 All Major League Baseball teams reduced their rosters by two players on Thursday per return-to-play stipulations after the season was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. FULL STORY

NL Central preview: Cards' rotation takes form, Reds rise

NL Central preview: Cards' rotation takes form, Reds rise

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July 22 There were not a lot of roster changes in St. Louis. The Cardinals grasp that it could be hard to replace the contributions of OF Marcell Ozuna (free agent) and RHP Jordan Hicks (Tommy John surgery/opt out), but the Cardinals always find a way thanks to a strong farm system. The top of the order - Kolten Wong, Matt Carpenter, Paul Goldschmidt, Paul DeJong - will be key. FULL STORY

MLB owners vote to proceed with 2020 season

MLB owners vote to proceed with 2020 season

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June 23 Even though months of haggling ended in an impasse Monday, Major League Baseball apparently will play ball this year. FULL STORY

Manfred: MLB season no longer certainty

Manfred: MLB season no longer certainty

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June 16 Five days after saying he was "100 percent" certain a Major League Baseball season would be played, commissioner Rob Manfred expressed a different sentiment Monday. FULL STORY

Report: MLB could resume by July 4

Report: MLB could resume by July 4

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April 28 Major League Baseball could hold a rescheduled Opening Day between mid-June and July 4 and play at least 80 games this season, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported Tuesday. FULL STORY

Report: MLB eyes playoff expansion, new twists

Report: MLB eyes playoff expansion, new twists

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February 10 Major League Baseball is reportedly considering an expanded playoff scenario that includes more teams, a first-round bye and the ability of some teams to pick their opponents. FULL STORY

Nats' Rendon up for NL MVP

Nats' Rendon up for NL MVP

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November 05 Third baseman Anthony Rendon, who helped lead the Washington Nationals to their first World Series championship, is a finalist for the National League Most Valuable Player award. FULL STORY

Astros enter 2020 favorites despite Game 7 loss

Astros enter 2020 favorites despite Game 7 loss

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October 31 The Astros were on the wrong side of baseball history Wednesday night, but that hasn't soured sportsbooks on the odds of Houston continuing its run of success that began with a World Series title in 2017. FULL STORY