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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

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

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

07/11/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets pitches in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Wheeler, Mets Fall To Nats 6-3

Wilson Ramos drove in four runs and Ian Desmond homered to help Jordan Zimmermann and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Sunday.

05/18/2014

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets fields the ball in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 16, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals’ Relievers Throw 4 Scoreless Innings As They Defeat Mets 5-2

Tyler Moore had two hits and drove in a pair of runs, and Washington relievers threw four scoreless innings as the Nationals defeated the New York Mets 5-2 Friday night.

05/16/2014

Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. is tagged out against the Washington Nationals on April 3, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Says Winless Mets ‘Better Than What You’ve Seen’

The Mets’ opening series against Washington produced some frightful figures fans can fret over. But manager Terry Collins insists his team is better than their 0-3 start would indicate.

04/04/2014

Curtis Granderson reacts after striking out in the sixth inning against the Washington Nationals on April 2, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Granderson Booed As Mets Set Mark For Most Ks In First 2 Games

The Mets are off to a record-setting start. Not the kind they had in mind, though. The 31 whiffs by New York batters were the most in the first two games since at least 1914.

04/03/2014

Denard Span #2 of the Washington Nationals scores on a wild pitch in the seventh inning as Gonzalez Germen #71 of the New York Mets defends on April 2, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Strike Out 13 Times, Lose To Nats 5-1

Gio Gonzalez homered in his first start for the second straight season and pitched three-hit ball to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-1 Wednesday night.

04/03/2014

Mets right-hander Dillon Gee walks off the field as he is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bullpen Bails On Gee, Mets In Bad Opening Day Loss To Nationals

Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and drove in a career-high four runs, twice rallying the Washington Nationals against the New York Mets’ suspect bullpen for a 9-7 opening-day victory Monday.

03/31/2014

Fans buy programs before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day! Mets, Nationals Get Season Started At Citi Field

The Mets often play their best baseball on opening day. This year that good fortune will be put to the test against the Nationals and hard-throwing right-hander Stephen Strasburg.

03/31/2014

Mets infielder/outfielder Eric Young Jr. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Eric Young Gets 3 Hits In Florida Finale; Mets Shuffle Off To Montreal

Jordan Zimmermann allowed four hits in five scoreless innings and also had a RBI infield single, helping the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 4-0 Thursday in the final Florida spring training game for both teams.

03/27/2014

Dillon Gee (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dillon Gee Named Mets’ Opening Day Starter

“It’s a big honor,” Gee said. “I’m very thankful for that opportunity, but really I’ve just got to take it like any other game. It’s just one of 30-something starts I hope to get this year.”

03/25/2014

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Granderson Blast Leads Mets To 3-1 Win Over Nationals

Curtis Granderson hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and a New York Mets split-squad earned a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

03/23/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Makes Yet Another Case For No. 5 Spot, Mets Edge Nationals

Daisuke Matsuzaka and Ross Detwiler stated their cases for jobs as No. 5 starters as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 on Thursday.

03/14/2014

CC Sabathia (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Sabathia Toys With Cutter, Gives Up 3 Runs In Yankees Loss

While CC Sabathia gave up three runs in three innings testing a new pitch, Jordan Zimmermann had everything working just the way he wanted for the Nationals.

03/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a seventh inning run scoring sacrifice fly against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 12, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 7-2.

Can The Nationals’ Anthony Rendon Overcome Growing Pains?

Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.

03/07/2014

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