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Orioles beat Blue Jays to set up potential weekend wild-card dr…

Orioles beat Blue Jays to set up potential weekend wild-card drama

yahoo.com nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 8 hours ago
Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. The powerful Baltimore…
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  • Yankees 5, Red Sox 1: Yankees Eliminated From Postseason Conten…

    Yankees 5, Red Sox 1: Yankees Eliminated From Postseason Contention Despite Beating Red Sox

    The Yankees guaranteed themselves a winning season by beating Boston for with their 83rd victory, but lost any hopes of a wild-card berth when the Orioles topped the Blue Jays.
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  • Yankees Eliminated Despite Sabathia's 5-1 Win Over Red Sox

    Yankees Eliminated Despite Sabathia's 5-1 Win Over Red Sox

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    Starlin Castro was at the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday night when Baltimore finished a 4-0 win at Toronto, eliminating the Yankees from postseason contention.
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  • Moncada starts preparing for AFL action

    Moncada starts preparing for AFL action

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Red Sox top prospect Yoan Moncada flew to Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday to prepare for the Arizona Fall League.
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  • O's win puts end to Astros' postseason push

    O's win puts end to Astros' postseason push

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    The Astros will not be returning to the postseason in 2016. Houston was officially eliminated from contention on Thursday night, when the Orioles defeated the Blue Jays, 4-0, at Rogers Centre. Baltimore moved into a tie with Toronto atop the American Le…
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  • David Ortiz Exits Yankee Stadium for Final Time With a Walk, a …

    David Ortiz Exits Yankee Stadium for Final Time With a Walk, a Painting and a Standing Ovation

    The Yankees held a brief pregame ceremony to honor Ortiz, who did as much as any player to even the once-lopsided rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees.
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  • Travis returns from left shoulder injury

    Travis returns from left shoulder injury

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    Second baseman Devon Travis is back in the Blue Jays' lineup on Thursday after missing two games because of a left shoulder injury.
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  • Alex Rodriguez Is Headed to the Playoffs, as a TV Analyst

    Alex Rodriguez Is Headed to the Playoffs, as a TV Analyst

    nytimes.com 22 hours ago
    Rodriguez, released by the Yankees last month, will work as a studio analyst for Fox Sports with Pete Rose, Frank Thomas and the rest of its postseason crew.
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  • Baseball Playoffs: Thursday Update

    Baseball Playoffs: Thursday Update

    nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    The Red Sox clinch the last division title, but the wild-card races continue.
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  • Theo Epstein Is Making Lightning Strike Twice

    Theo Epstein Is Making Lightning Strike Twice

    nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Epstein helped the Boston Red Sox end an 86-year World Series title drought. Expectations are high he can duplicate the feat with the playoff-bound Chicago Cubs.
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  • Statcast of the Day: Kim's homer truly one of a kind

    Statcast of the Day: Kim's homer truly one of a kind

    MLB.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    On Wednesday night, the O's Hyun Soo Kim came through with the biggest hit of his young big league career, delivering a lead-changing, pinch-hit two-run home run with one out in the ninth inning of a 3-2 win over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
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  • Teixeira's slam puts damper on Sox's party

    Teixeira's slam puts damper on Sox's party

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Mark Teixeira was the one mobbed by his teammates at home plate, hitting a walk-off grand slam off Joe Kelly in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Yankees to a 5-3 victory, but the Red Sox still clinched the American League East title on Wednesd…
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  • Video - Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener 02:15

    Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener

    Mar 19
    Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.
  • Video - Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut 00:46

    Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut

    Mar 17
    Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - A-Rod Homers 00:39

    A-Rod Homers

    Mar 11
    Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.