Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?


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From Underdogs To AL East Winners: Home-Field Advantage Next Stop On Yankees’ Wild Ride

Two games. Two wins. Two clinches. All is well with the Yankees — but their work isn’t done.


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Keefe To The City: Caught Between Rock, Hard Place

It’s the last three games of the season at Fenway, 180 days since the season opened, and the games don’t matter. The only thing that matters is that the Yankees are playing for the division and home-field advantage.


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Jeter Tries To Get Swing Right For October

With Derek Jeter’s usual October stage approaching, he’s starting to hit again — and beginning to resemble the Jeter of old.


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Selig: No Increased Replay In MLB Postseason

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig on Monday ruled out increased use of instant replay by umpires to review close calls during the postseason this season.