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NLCS Recap: The Slipper Still Fits in Atlanta

Things looked bleak for the eventual NLCS champion Atlanta Braves when All-Star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. tore his ACL on July 10. At the time, the Braves were just 43-44 and couldn’t seem to get out of their own way. Now Cinderella has a date with the Houston Astros in the World Series.

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NLDS Recap: Bellinger, Dodgers Knock Off Giants

The two teams with the best records in all of Major League Baseball met up for a battle of heavyweights in the National League Division Series. The Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56), after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Wild Card Game, met up with the San Francisco Giants (107-55). The series did not disappoint as it went the full five games with a total barn burner coming in Game 5. 

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Exclusive: Alex Mckenna, a Prospect on the Rise

Over the last few years, the Houston Astros have struggled to develop top 100 prospects. While Houston currently has the 29th best system, they have some talent getting closer to the majors. One player on the rise is outfielder Alex Mckenna.

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MLB Draft Profile: Christian Franklin

After looking at Jalen Battles yesterday, let’s take a look at another former Arkansas Razorback in outfielder Christian Franklin. Franklin is being mocked higher than his teammate and could go in the late first to the early second round next month.

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Who is The True Face of Baseball?

In case you have not been paying attention, baseball is not very popular with the younger demographic. This is because they have no one to relate to. There is no true face of the game and it has put the league decades behind other sporting leagues. 

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The New York Mets and Francisco Lindor Have Agreed to a Long-Term Deal

Before playing a regular-season game with the Mets, 27-year-old superstar shortstop, Francisco Lindor has agreed to a 10-year, $341 million extension that will make him the third-highest paid player in MLB history, just moments before Lindor’s “start of the season deadline.”

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Los Angeles Dodgers 2021 Season Preview

The Los Angeles Dodgers are coming into 2021 as the favorites to win the World Series, but what will their Opening Day roster look like?

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Benintendi Trade Marks End of Era in Boston

An exciting era of Boston baseball came to an end on Wednesday as the Red Sox traded Andrew Benintendi to the Kansas City Royals.

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2021 Could Be A Big Year For Alex Verdugo

For the Boston Red Sox, 2020 was a year to forget. Although the Red Sox finished last in the AL East, there were a few reasons to be hopeful for the future. One bright spot was Alex Verdugo.

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Exclusive Interview: Mets Beat Writer Tim Britton Previews Offseason

Tim Britton of The Athletic sat down with Prime Time Sports Talk to discuss what to expect from the New York Mets this offseason.

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