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Woman went into labor at Kauffman Stadium during Game 1 of the …

Woman went into labor at Kauffman Stadium during Game 1 of the World Series

yahoo.com Updated 13 hours ago
Attending a World Series game can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many fans, unless of course you are Marlins Man. When that rare opportunity comes, it's one you don't want to let pass by if you can help it. In the case of Royals fans Stephanie a…
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  • Stanton expects normal routine after injuries

    Stanton expects normal routine after injuries

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton expects to have a normal offseason of conditioning as he recovers from his facial injuries.
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  • Marlins Man gives up World Series Game 3 seat to 'God Bless Ame…

    Marlins Man gives up World Series Game 3 seat to 'God Bless America' singer

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    Despite the World Series scene shifting to San Francisco on Friday, the now famous Marlins Man, aka Laurence Leavy, was seated front and almost center for Game 3 at AT&T Park. Leavy was a little more difficult to spot as his bright orange Miami Marl…
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  • Marlins Man And Royals In Weirdest Feud Of The World Series

    Marlins Man And Royals In Weirdest Feud Of The World Series

    deadspin.com nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    The silliest feud of the World Series isn't taking place on the field, but in the seats behind home plate. That's where Marlins Man , super fan Laurence Leavy, sits. But is he even a Marlins fan, and did the Royals resort to bribing to get him to move?R…
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  • Rollins, Konerko Named Clemente Award Winners

    Rollins, Konerko Named Clemente Award Winners

    nytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Former Chicago White Sox player Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies were named co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award on Friday for their community work.
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  • Nationals promote Cromie to assistant GM

    Nationals promote Cromie to assistant GM

    MLB.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    The Nationals expanded their baseball research and development department on Friday by promoting Adam Cromie to assistant general manager and director of baseball operations.
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  • Phils' philospophy beginning to evolve

    Phils' philospophy beginning to evolve

    MLB.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    October is a quiet month for baseball teams not in the postseason, so the Phillies have barely registered a blip on the local radar screen -- even with the team signing Grady Sizemore and Jerome Williams this week. That changed Thursday when Phillies in…
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  • DeSclafani on point for AFL's rolling Rafters

    DeSclafani on point for AFL's rolling Rafters

    MLB.com Oct 24 (2 days ago)
    The Salt River Rafters collected their fourth straight win Thursday night, defeating Surprise, 5-3, in the fifth game to use the 20-second pitch clock. Marlins right-hander Anthony DeSclafani worked five innings for the win.
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  • Mets Hire Kevin Long, a Hitting Coach Fired by the Yankees

    Mets Hire Kevin Long, a Hitting Coach Fired by the Yankees

    nytimes.com MLB.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    It came as little surprise that the Mets hired Long, the hitting coach the Yankees dismissed this month, given the struggles of Curtis Granderson, the former Yankee who became the Mets’ most expensive free-agent signing in years.
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  • Major League Baseball Roundup

    Major League Baseball Roundup

    nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    Veteran baseball executive John Hart reversed course and opted to accept a three-year deal to become president of baseball operations with the Atlanta Braves.
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  • D-backs hire assistant GM Minniti from Nationals

    D-backs hire assistant GM Minniti from Nationals

    MLB.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    The D-backs continued filling out their baseball operations department Thursday by hiring Bryan Minniti as assistant general manager and Mike Russell as special assistant to senior vice president of baseball operations.
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  • Sizemore, Phils agree to 1-year, $2M deal

    Sizemore, Phils agree to 1-year, $2M deal

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    The Phillies and Grady Sizemore have agreed to a one year, $2 million contract.
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  • Game 1 combines Adm. Winnefeld's top interests

    Game 1 combines Adm. Winnefeld's top interests

    MLB.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    James "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr. is a four-star Admiral who currently serves as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, making him the second-highest-ranking officer in the United States Armed Forces. He also is an MLB.TV subscriber, …
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  • Who's that Marlins fan sitting behind home plate at the World S…

    Who's that Marlins fan sitting behind home plate at the World Series? He's a well-traveled fan

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    The random Miami Marlins fan is back, with the best seat in the house. pic.twitter.com/vfTr4DjmQ0— Chuck Garfien (@ChuckGarfien) October 22, 2014 The World Series returned to Kansas City on Tuesday night for the first time in 29 years and sitting right …
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  • Scioscia named AL Manager of Year by Sporting News

    Scioscia named AL Manager of Year by Sporting News

    MLB.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    Angels skipper Mike Scioscia was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday by Sporting News, which also named Matt Williams of the Nationals in the National League based on a panel of 22 fellow managers.
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  • Williams named Sporting News' top NL manager

    Williams named Sporting News' top NL manager

    MLB.com Oct 21 (5 days ago)
    A panel of 22 skippers voted Matt Williams Sporting News' National League Manager of the Year. Williams led the Nationals to a 96-66 record and an NL East title despite missing a handful of players due to injuries.
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  • Braves' makeover on offense begins with hitting coach

    Braves' makeover on offense begins with hitting coach

    MLB.com Oct 20 (6 days ago)
    The Braves are continuing to consider Kevin Long, Dave Magadan and other candidates to fill the hitting-coach vacancy that was created when Greg Walker resigned on Sept. 30.
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  • Young Mets Discover Unlikely Pals: Yankees

    Young Mets Discover Unlikely Pals: Yankees

    nytimes.com Oct 18
    The prospects for the Yankees and Mets find themselves mingling as teammates in the Arizona Fall League.
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  • Yankees, Mets can't match Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

    Yankees, Mets can't match Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

    Friday’s San Francisco Chronicle devoted six full pages to the Giants’ series-clinching win over the Cardinals, and I couldn’t find a single mention of the brilliant and potentially game-saving play by shortstop Brandon Crawford.
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  • Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 Royals

    Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 Royals

    MLB.com Oct 16
    As the surprise party raged on in the Royals' clubhouse Wednesday evening -- surprise, the Royals had swept the Orioles in the American League Championship Series -- a man with strong ties to Kansas City baseball celebrated in a more modest manner in hi…
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  • Pleskoff: Souza's talent on display after rocky road

    Pleskoff: Souza's talent on display after rocky road

    MLB.com Oct 16
    Many people would say right-handed-hitting outfielder Steven Souza Jr. was the top player in the Washington Nationals' farm system this season. He was named the MVP and Rookie of the Year playing for Triple-A Syracuse in the International League.
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  • Petit quiets Cards after Vogelsong's early exit

    Petit quiets Cards after Vogelsong's early exit

    MLB.com Oct 16
    It had been 11 days since Yusmeiro Petit last pitched, that outing covering six relief innings in the Giants' 18-inning win in Game 2 of the National League Division Series against the Nationals in Washington. "Every day, I'm staying ready," P…
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  • Video - All-Access: Cleveland Cavaliers 01:58

    All-Access: Cleveland Cavaliers

    Oct 10
    Behind the scenes with the new-look Cavaliers during their first week together in Cleveland.
  • Video - Posey On Giants Game 4 Win 01:18

    Posey On Giants Game 4 Win

    Oct 7
    Buster Posey discusses the Giants' 3-2 win over the Nationals.
  • Video - Giants Eliminate Nationals 03:50

    Giants Eliminate Nationals

    Oct 7
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.
  • Video - Giants Eliminate Nationals 03:16

    Giants Eliminate Nationals

    Oct 7
    The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.

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