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Texas Rangers: Locker Room Celebration Videos

The Texas Rangers celebrated after winning the first playoff series in franchise history. Four videos in this series. Check out http://dylinprestly.com/ for the rest.

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Throwin’ Heat! Phillies + Giants NLCS: The Perfect Pitching Rotation

The San Francisco Giants’ comeback victory in Game 4 against the Atlanta Braves to clinch the NLDS preserved a dream pitching match-up as well as the overall rotation for the NLCS against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Giants will send Tim Lincecum, who … Continue reading

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Video: No Longer Lone Rangers! Texas Wins First Post-Season Series! Last MLB Team to do So.

The Texas Rangers finally get to taste the bubbly Tuesday night by winning the franchise’s first post-season series after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-1. The Rangers were founded in 1961 as the “new” Washington Senators after the “original” Senators moved to … Continue reading

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Video: No More Cox in Atlanta; Giants oust Braves in front of Thousands of Empty Seats

Bobby Cox managed his last game Monday night before nearly 9,000 empty seats at Turner Field. The San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, to win their NLDS series 3-1. The Giants advance to the NLCS for the first time … Continue reading

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Cole Hamels Doused in Champagne after he Completes Phillies Sweep of Reds

Cole Hamels pitched a masterful game Sunday as the Philadelphia Phillies swept the Cincinnati Reds in three games. Hamels threw a complete game, striking out 9, while only giving up five hits. The Reds were shutout, 2-0, the second in … Continue reading

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The SI Cover Curse Strikes Again: Tampa Bay Rays David Price Loses Game 1

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price is on the cover of Sports Illustrated proved to be a bad omen for the Rays as they lost Game 1 to Cliff Lee and the Texas Rangers, 5-1, at Tropicana Field in St. … Continue reading

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Will Roy Halladay’s 1st Playoff Appearance Lead Phillies to Party like it’s 2008? Victorino Video

Outfielder Shane Victorino is confident that ace Philadelphia Phillies starter Roy Halladay will respond to the heat of the playoffs. It’s hard to believe, but, after 13 seasons in the majors, Halladay makes his first playoff appearance Wednesday in the NLDS against the … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Reds Walk-Off into Playoffs for First Time in 15 Years

 The Cincinnati Reds have made it to the playoffs for the first time in 15 years. While there was no doubt the Reds were in, the official clinching came in dramatic fashion with right-fielder Jay Bruce’s walk-off home run. According to … Continue reading

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It’s Another Halladay as Phillies Win Fourth Straight Division Title

The Philadelphia Phillies notched their fourth straight National League East Division title in a resounding way Monday with an 8-0 whitewashing of the Washington Nationals. Ace right-hander Roy Halladay was masterful again while picking up his 21st win, fourth shutout and ninth … Continue reading

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Sacrifice Keeps Durham Bulls Alive

Facing elimination, Leslie Anderson’s bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Durham Bulls a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Clippers in International League Championship Series. The Cuban-born DH delivered a liner just deep enough to get speedy … Continue reading

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Memphis Redbirds Blow into PCL Finals Behind Lynn’s 16 Ks

Former first-round pick Lance Lynn struck out a career-high 16 batters leading the Memphis Redbirds to a 6-2 victory over the Oklahoma City Redhawks and a 3-0 sweep of their PCL semifinal series. After giving up three consecutive one-out singles in … Continue reading

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Redbirds Storm Back to Steal PCL Division Title from I-Cubs

The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs rivalry even extends to the farm. The Memphis Redbirds needed to win two out of a four-game set in Des Moines to win the PCL North Division from the Iowa Cubs. After coming from … Continue reading

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