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Jason Heyward appreciates Cubs being real, not ‘blowing smoke’

Jason Heyward appreciates Cubs being real, not ‘blowing smoke’

Heyward appreciates Cubs being real, not ‘blowing smoke’ originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Jason Heyward said he appreciated the Cubs’ keeping it “real” in informing him they would be moving on after the 2022 season. “I’ll say that I appreciate they’re real,” Heyward said during a 35-minute media session Thursday. “I appreciate being able …

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Aaron Judge free agency: Ranking all 30 MLB teams as potential landing spots for Yankees superstar

Aaron Judge launched his 61st home run of the year on Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays, meaning he’s now tied Roger Maris’ single-season records for both the New York Yankees franchise and the American League as a whole. Seeing as how Judge is also threatening to win the AL Triple Crown, it’s only fair …

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MLB playoff picture: Standings, projections, bracket, format explained as Mets and Braves fight for NL East

Getty Images The 2022 Major League Baseball season is winding down, and quite a bit still hangs in the balance as teams try to secure their spots in the postseason. Seven teams (the Dodgers, Astros, Mets, Braves, Yankees, Guardians and Cardinals) have clinched playoff berths in the 12-team field, and seven teams are fighting for …

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Dodgers beat Padres in extra innings to set franchise record for wins in a season

Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías pitches to a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning on Wednesday in San Diego. (Gregory Bull/Associated Press) The 2022 Dodgers etched their place into club history Wednesday night by winning a franchise-record 107th game. And, fittingly, they had perhaps their most important player — and certainly pitcher — on …

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Freeman has an RBI single in the 10th, giving the Dodgers their 107th win Baseball

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Freddie Freeman helped the Atlanta Braves win the World Series last year and on Wednesday night he helped the Los Angeles Dodgers set the franchise season record with their 107th victory. Freeman singled in Mookie Betts with one out in the 10th inning and the Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres …

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Aaron Judge home runs tracker: Yankees star ties Roger Maris’ 61, on pace for 64

Aaron Judge has joined MLB home run royalty. The Yankees star crushed his 61st home run of the season Wednesday, joining an exclusive list of sluggers and tying Roger Maris for the American League single-season record. Back in spring training, Judge rejected a very reasonable seven-year contract extension worth $213.5 million. It was a bold …

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7 relief pitchers, Miguel Cabrera led the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals

Manager AJ Hinch didn’t have time to plan. Matt Manning, the Detroit Tigers’ scheduled starting pitcher, slammed his glove into the bench in the dugout before walking into the clubhouse alongside pitching coach Chris Fetter. The 24-year-old right-hander suffered arm fatigue in pregame warmups, and minutes before Wednesday’s first pitch, was scratched. So, righty reliever …

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