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Ross Atkins: John Gibbons will finish season with Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays general Ross Atkins says manager John Gibbons will remain with the team until at least the end of the 2018 season.<p>Atkins also …

Toronto

The Tigers paid tribute to Aretha Franklin by putting her songs in Thursday's game notes

By Andrew Mearns @mearnspsa<p>The city of Detroit lost one of its legends on Thursday, as Motown icon Aretha Franklin passed away. The singer was also a …

Aretha Franklin

Víctor Martínez will likely retire after this season

The Tigers rallied for two in the ninthinnings, thanks in part to a pinch-hit single by Víctor Martínez, but fell just short, ultimately losing …

Baseball

Aretha Franklin sings the anthem | 10/12/2011 | MLB.com

10/11/11: Musical legend Aretha Franklin sings the national anthem before Game 3 of the ALCS

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Remembering the times Aretha Franklin blessed the sports world with her talent

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died at her Detroit home at age 76. She may be best remembered for her vocal virtuosity and her chart-topping …

Aretha Franklin

Blue Jays vs. Royals Wednesday open thread

Jorge Lopez will make his Royals debut tonight, but he will have to wait at least a few minutes to make his first pitch in Royals blue as the game …

Toronto Blue Jays

Kansas City Royals: Rivalry with Blue Jays short-lived

It might seem crazy now, but three years ago the Kansas City Royals won the World Series. In order to get there, they had to get past the troubling …

Sports

Placido Polanco recalls joy-filled run that put Tigers in World Series

Placido Polanco was the MVP of the American League Championship Series that put the Detroit Tigers into the 2006 World Series, but it was the joy of …

Baseball

Tigers trade John Smoltz to Braves

In 1995, Smoltz would earn a ring when the Braves defeated the Cleveland Indians in six games to win the World Series.<p>For his career, Smoltz would …

Baseball

Ex-Yankees pitcher pleads guilty to federal drug charges, faces 30 years in prison

Former Yankees pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleaded guilty to federal drug charges on Friday, in deal that’ll probably land him behind bars for 30 …

Sports

Gordon Hayward wants to be serenaded with 'Daddy's always happy' chants

Boston sports fans don't have a good history with chants containing the word 'daddy.'<p>(Be thankful that a) the Red Sox beat the Yankees in the 2004 …

Boston Red Sox

Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, Chris Sale, Alex Cora

Mookie Betts hit for the cycle on Thursday. Here are some fun facts to know about his feat. (Manny Randhawa and Matt Kelly; RedSox.com)He joins this …

Mookie Betts

MLB rumors: Why Cardinals could regret passing on ex-Yankees manager Joe Girardi

When the Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny last month, former Yankees skipper Joe Girardi was rumored to be the front-runner in St. Louis.<p>However …

Baseball

MLB trade rumors: Ex-Yankees outfielder on Brian Cashman's waiver deadline wish list?

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman might try to pick up a bat before the August 31, 2018 (8/31/18) waiver deadline, especially with right fielder …

Baseball

A Slice Of Sully: Do We Really Want The Red Sox To Set A New Wins Record?

The Red Sox just keep winning, and are on pace fo 114 wins. The MLB record is 116 wins set by the Seattle Mariners in 2001, a team that went on to …

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2018 MLB playoff schedule

Who will be the World Series champion this season? Check out the full schedule for the 2018 playoffs:<p>Wild-Card Round<p>DATE<p>GAME<p>TV<p><b>Tuesday, October 2</b><p>NL …

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Yankees broadcaster Michael Kay apologizes to Clint Frazier, says injury talk 'clumsy'

Michael Kay, the YES Network broadcaster who makes a living as the play-by-play voice for the New York Yankees, needed several attempts to find the right words to apologize to injured outfielder Clint Frazier.<p>After originally downplaying his comments on Monday that blamed the Yankees' four …

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Orioles and Royals have gone from ALCS to historically awful in four years

Remember when the Orioles and Royals were playing for the AL pennant?<p>Remember 2014? It wasn't that long ago.<p>The world moves fast, though. Success in …

Baseball

Alex Rodriguez: I know what the 2018 Yankees are missing

The Boston Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees on Sunday, August 5, 2018 (8/5/18) with a 5-4, 10-inning walk-off victory. …

Baseball

Jacoby Ellsbury has hip surgery | MLB.com

Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left hip to repair a torn labrum on Monday. The surgery was performed by Dr. …

Baseball

What ‘Bulletin Board Material’ Motivated 2007 Red Sox In Their World Series Run?

1,339<p>By now, you’ve probably heard about Brian Cashman’s ill-advised comment about the New York Yankees being the only team that can “do damage” …

Baseball

A-Rod's horrendous performance on 'Sunday Night Baseball' was his worst ever showing at Fenway Park

Alex Rodriguez's worst ever performance at Fenway Park wasn't when he tried to fight Jason Varitek. It came Sunday night, when his verbal diarrhea …

Baseball

Aaron Boone Excuses: Big Bats Out, Questionable Calls

Aaron Boone is facing his first crisis as Yankees manager, and he is spouting out excuses.After Saturday’s loss to the Red Sox, Boone offered the …

New York Yankees

Watch 2008 American League Championship Reunion

Aug 4, 2018<p>Saturday night the Tampa Bay Rays celebrated the 10th anniversary of the 2008 team that became the first in franchise history to make the …

American League (MLB)

Worst-to-first 2008 Rays set the standard for teams that followed

ST. PETERSBURG- - There is a new set of young ballplayers at Tropicana Field, but no one knows if they'll ever take the franchise back to the …

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Most hated Red Sox (from Yankees perspective) of all time

Here are 20 past and present Red Sox players that Yankees fans either hate or should hate.

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Vote for the best shortstop in Royals’ 50-season history as part of an all-time team

If you’re a Royals fan, then you are well aware that this is the 50th season for the franchise.<p>In honor of the milestone season, The Star is looking …

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2018 Astros Postseason Ticket Opportunity | Houston Astros

Terms and Conditions<p>Registration Information<p>Registration for the opportunity to purchase a limited number of select face value tickets for 2018 …

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MLB releases postseason schedule

Major League Baseball announced the schedule for the 2018 postseason today. It’s the first postseason in which we are guaranteed, ahead of time, not …

American League (MLB)

MLB releases its postseason schedule with some surprises

An interesting note is that this will be the first time since 2013 that the postseason starts with the National League Wild Card Game. From …

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