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Mitch Haniger is Having a Career Year with the Seattle Mariners

during their game at Safeco Field on June 13, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger has been a surprising star in the M’s lineup this year. The 27-year old is having arguably his best season ever since making his big league debut back in 2016 for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Mariners acquired both Haniger and Jean Segura from Arizona in 2016 in exchange for shortstop Ketel Marte and starting pitcher Taijuan Walker. An All-Star Campaign for Haniger Last year Haniger showed glimpses of brilliance, hitting .282 with 16 homers and 47 RBI in 96 games played....

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Houston Astros Rotation Could Lead Them Back to World Series

ARLINGTON, TX – JUNE 08: Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros throws in the second inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 8, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Justin Verlander They say pitching and defense wins championships. For the Houston Astros, their pitching happens to be a category where they have been absolutely lights out this year. The Astros pitching staff currently hold the best team ERA in the big leagues at 2.93. The next closest to them is the Chicago Cubs, who have...

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Kyler Murray has a Brighter Future on the Diamond

On Monday, the Oakland Athletics surprised everyone with their first pick, selecting Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray ninth overall. The Sooner’s outfielder was also the backup to Baker Mayfield last season and looks to be their starting quarterback this fall. Murray had a breakout season on the diamond, hitting .296 with 10 homers and 10 stolen bags. According to Jon Heyman of Fanrag Sports, Murray has reached a deal with Oakland for a $5 million signing bonus. The Athletics have agreed to let Murray play football this year, then continue his baseball career after the 2018/19 college football season is over. This...

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