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Sunday Shenanigans 21: The Week of the Mets

We recently saw the week of the Arizona Diamondbacks play out. It was not that special of a week, just a really bad team winning against some good teams. The New York Mets must have seen the week of Arizona and thought, “we can do better.” And boy, did they.

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Sunday Shenanigans 19: The Week of the Diamondbacks

Things have felt better this week for the Diamondbacks. It doesn’t make up for everything that has come before it but there is at least progress.

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Sunday Shenanigans 16: Meet the Mets

Thanks to the all-star break, this week also has a broader Shenanigans window. Last Friday and Saturday are also included in the mix. So, we get a nice range of potential bloopers. And boy, did we get a blooper this week.

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Sunday Shenanigans 15: The Next Ohtani

Pitchers raking and batters pitching has been a weird theme this year. We expected Ohtani to hit well. Others? Not so much. For all the weirdness that has happened this season, this week may take the cake.

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Sunday Shenanigans 10: Counting is Hard!

Baseball is a very human game. People are calling for robot-umpires, but those could take the weirdness out of baseball. Things would be considerably more consistent and fair, but they would make Sunday Shenanigans a lot more difficult. This week is a perfect example of that. In a game between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees, Detroit pitcher Kyle Funkhouser received a bad break.

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Sunday Shenanigans 9: Two Outs!!

The idea for Sunday Shenanigans was to cover the weirdest play of the week. Covering possibly the dumbest play in Major League Baseball history was not expected, but instead welcomed. We knew the Pittsburgh Pirates would be bad, but this Thursday brought them to a whole new level.

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Sunday Shenanigans 24: They Read His Baseball Diary!

Nowadays, strategy cards are commonplace for every player on a field in Major League Baseball. Fielders have them to show where they must shift for specific players. However, no players have more important cards than the pitchers and catchers, which show their set of signs, as well as how to pitch to batters.

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Sunday Shenanigans 23: You Mean They Aren’t Good?

The Chicago Cubs have had a very painful season. On Thursday against the Philadelphia Phillies, the Cubs somehow found a way to hit rock bottom.

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Sunday Shenanigans 17: Tony Has Wheels!!

There were some great moments this past week, but the choice for this Sunday Shenanigans goes to a moment that should have been serious.

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Sunday Shenanigans 14: Well, That Escalated Quickly!

The beauty of pointing out a moment in a baseball game is that it can happen in a lot of different parts. In a standard game, there are at least 17 half-innings. Thousands of pitches are thrown and for this week, the one in question is the very first for one team.

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