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The Rise of Milwaukee Brewers lefty Josh Hader

CHICAGO, IL – SEPTEMBER 12: Josh Hader #71 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches the 8th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 12, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Josh Hader broke onto the scene last season when he was called up by the Milwaukee Brewers in early June. The 24-year-old, hard-throwing lefty went on to post some impressive numbers at the back end of 2017, pitching 47.2 innings with a 2.08 ERA while striking out 68 hitters. Fast forward to this year and Hader is one of, if not the most, effective...

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A Deeper Look at the Cy Young Season of Jacob deGrom

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets in action against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field on August 23, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Giants defeated the Mets 3-1. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) While the New York Mets struggle to put some wins together this season, Jacob deGrom is having one of the best seasons he’s ever had since making his major league debut back in 2014. The 30-year old, who transitioned from shortstop to the mound...

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J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts Look to Carry the Boston Red Sox into October

CHICAGO, IL – AUGUST 30: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Boston Red Sox hits a home run in the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on August 30, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) The Boston Red Sox are clicking on all cylinders right now. They currently have the best record in all of baseball at 97-44, sitting 9.5 games ahead of the New York Yankees in the American League East. The next closest team to the Sox is the Houston Astros, who have 87 wins. The two teams will face...

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How the Andrew McCutchen Trade Helps the Yankees

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 21: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the San Francisco Giants in action against the New York Mets at Citi Field on August 21, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images) The New York Yankees acquired five-time All-Star Andrew Mccutchen from the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night in exchange for two prospects and cash considerations. Mccutchen will give Aaron Boone more options in his outfield with Aaron Judge still out with a wrist injury. How the trade helps the Yanks Mccutchen played right field...

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