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MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw Easily Take Home MVP Awards

Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award in nearly a half-century, coasting an easy victory Thursday. Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL honor after finishing second the previous two years.

11/13/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?

10/13/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

10/07/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: A view of the scoreboard showing the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals in the eighteenth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff Disappoinment

The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.

10/06/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: C.J. Cron #20 of the Los Angeles Angels looks on from the dugout in the eleventh inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s Do Or Die For Tigers And Angels On Sunday

The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?

10/05/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

Mike Moustakas hits a solo home run in the 11th inning to take a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Angels during Game 1 of the ALDS on October 2, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rollin’ Royals Take Game 1 Behind Stellar Defense, Moustakas’ Blast

Although this group of Royals only has two crazy games of playoff history, it’s becoming clear that good things happen to Kansas City in October.

10/03/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after hitting the game winning RBI single in the 12th inning against the Oakland Athletics during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four American League Teams Left To Chase World Series

It’s down to the Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels in the American League as the Division Series begin.

10/02/2014

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Compelling Stories On West Coast Dominate As MLB Second Half Begins

Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. It should be quite an exciting ride to the finish line.

07/17/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

Derek Jeter celebrates his solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels on May 7, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jeter Homers In Angel Stadium Swan Song; Yankees Win 9-2

Derek Jeter gave the Angels’ fans something special to remember him by in his final game at the “Big A.” And he received something equally special in return.

05/08/2014

Brian Roberts #14 of the New York Yankees is greeted in the dugout by Ichiro Suzuki #31 after hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning for the eventual game-winner against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 6, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Roberts’ 9th-Inning Blast Propels Yankees Past Angels

Roberts hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the ninth inning, and the Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Tuesday night for just their second victory in seven games.

05/07/2014

Matt Thornton reacts after giving up the second of three bases loaded walks by three different pitchers in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on May 5, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Yankees Bullpen Walks In Three Straight Runs, Gives Game To Angels

LA scored three runs on five straight walks in the eighth after Jered Weaver escaped a based-loaded jam with no outs in the top half, and they hung on to beat New York 4-1 on Monday night.

05/06/2014

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