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Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up
April 20th, 2017 at 2:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down â?? your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way. This week,...

10 MLB players off to scorching hot starts
April 15th, 2017 at 12:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Apr 11, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) hits a three RBI home run against the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning at Citizens Bank Park.  Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The 2017 MLB season isn't even two weeks old, yet some players...

Matt Harvey leaves start with tight left hamstring
April 11th, 2017 at 10:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Apr 11, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey (33) pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning at Citizens Bank Park.  Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Matt Harvey's night ended early on Tuesday, with a leg ailment being the culprit. The Mets pitcher was...

CTBNL: Seriously, what are the Nationals doing?
April 7th, 2017 at 4:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** OU ET LA SAMMY SOLIS* Despite the Washington Nationals winning 90-something games every other year going back to 2012, it's easy to harbor the suspicion that they don't wholly know what they're doing. There are the weird managerial hires of Matt Williams and his old Giants skipper Dusty Baker....

Can anyone in the NL knock off the Cubs?
April 6th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs finally ended their World Series title drought that spanned more than a century, and many prognosticators expect them to be back there again in 2017. However, no MLB has won back-to-back World Series since the New York Yankees' three-year reign from 1998-2000, and no National League...