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  • How the Nats are thriving in the MLB playoffs without home runs

    Photo by Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images This season, the home runs flew at a record pace, leading everyone to the assumption that the baseballs were juiced. Naturally, Major League Baseball has declined to be particularly forthcoming about this issue, for its own interests, as Michael Baumann lays out in this piece from The Ringer: MLB owns ball manufacturer Rawlings: A substantial change to the baseball would imply either an inability to ensure a consistent...

    SBNation.com
  • Dodgers score seven runs to break the game open

    The Los Angeles Dodgers scored seven runs in the top of the sixth inning against the Washington National bullpen on Monday night to take an 8-2 lead in Game 3 of the NLDS. Patrick Corbin took over for starter Anibal Sanchez and allowed six runs on four hits and recorded

    The Washington Times
  • First-inning home runs keep Yankees alive in ALCS

    A day after a brutal loss, and with little margin for more errors, the Yankees played like a 103-win team and beat Houston 4-1 in Game 5 of the ALCS.

    SFGate