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MLB.com Guide to the Postseason

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 14:40
The 2014 Major League Baseball postseason is about to get underway, and here is MLB.com's guide to popular interactive options through the 110th World Series.
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Ichiro eyes place to reach 3,000 hits

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 14:00
Ichiro Suzuki just finished his 14th Major League season only 156 hits shy of the cherished 3,000-hit mark. Even though he wants to play baseball again next year, he's not sure what big league team is going to give him the opportunity.
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Toast of two coasts: AL Division Series on tap

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 05:45
Madison Bumgarner and the Giants are moving on in hopes of adding a third World Series title in five years. But that will have to wait, because Thursday is next, and it's all about the American League, as both Division Series begin. They'll command our attention on both coasts, from Baltimore all the way out to Anaheim.
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Crawford sparks Giants with first playoff slam by shortstop

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 05:25
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop to hit a postseason grand slam as he crushed an Edinson Volquez pitch Wednesday night at PNC Park in the National League Wild Card Game. The slam propelled the Giants to a resounding 8-0 victory, setting up an NL Division Series meeting with the Nationals.
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Giants, MadBum slam Pirates in Wild Card

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 05:25
Brandon Crawford entrenched himself in the Giants' extensive slugging lore, while Madison Bumgarner reaffirmed his budding stardom. Together, they propelled San Francisco farther into the postseason by collaborating on Wednesday night's 8-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Wild Card Game.
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Do Giants celebrate Wild Card win? Yes! Yes! Yes!

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 04:53
The Giants kept the on-field celebration relatively tame following their 8-0 victory over the Pirates in Wednesday's National League Wild Card Game -- but that all changed once they were behind closed doors.
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Did You Know? 2014 NL Wild Card Game

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 04:45
Madison Bumgarner was masterful in extending his postseason scoreless innings streak, while Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop in playoff history to hit a grand slam in the Giants' 8-0 win over the Pirates on Wednesday night in the NL Wild Card Game.
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October Confidential: ALDS Game 1, Tigers vs. Orioles

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 04:39
What's the best way to beat the Tigers and the Orioles? To find out, we asked players from across their respective divisions to give the inside intel on how these clubs can be beaten. Our sources were granted anonymity in exchange for their candor.
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October Confidential: ALDS Game 1, Royals vs. Angels

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 04:39
What's the best way to beat the Royals and the Angels? To find out, we asked players from across their respective divisions to give the inside intel on how these clubs can be beaten. Our sources were granted anonymity in exchange for their candor.
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Postseason players all over the map

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 04:15
Here's an introduction to some key players you'll probably be hearing from this October, to help you understand where they come from, and how they got to where they are.
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MLB.TV to stream World Series, select postseason games

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 03:47
For the first time, live streaming of all World Series and select postseason games for authenticated MLB.TV subscribers is available in the U.S. and Canada. That will include the first live streaming of every game broadcast by FOX in the World Series.
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Vargas-Weaver: From LBSU to ALDS matchup

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 02:37
Jered Weaver and Jason Vargas are close friends, and not just because they were teammates with the Angels last season. They were also teammates in 2004 at Long Beach State. Now they will face off on the big stage, starting Game 1 of the American League Division Series.
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Trout primed to assume Mr. October mantle

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 02:21
A fairly universal consensus has formed that Mike Trout is the game's best all-around talent at 23, the man most likely to succeed Derek Jeter -- Trout's favorite player growing up -- as the face of baseball. And none other than the original Mr. October, Reggie Jackson, marvels at Trout's athleticism, demeanor, speed, strength and unflagging confidence.
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Brett sees hungry Royals peaking at right time

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 02:01
In his 21 big league seasons, Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett played in seven postseasons, two World Series and 13 All-Star Games, but he called the Royals' Wild Card win "the best game I've ever seen."
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Hamilton aims to atone for injury-riddled season

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 01:25
It's easy to be skeptical about Josh Hamilton going into the ALDS. He's coming off a poor year, he still isn't fully healthy, and he was only able to play in one of the Angels' last 23 regular-season games, with nagging ailments in his right shoulder and right side.
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Tigers gearing for rematch with O's slugger Cruz

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-10-02 00:10
Three years have passed since the Tigers last saw Nelson Cruz in the postseason. They're not exactly interested in re-living the memories, or giving him new ones, as they prepare to face the Orioles in Game 1 of the AL Division Series on Thursday.
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Hosmer the key middle man in Royals' quest

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2014-10-01 23:58
Eric Hosmer's triple, a soaring shot off the left-center wall, ignited the Royals' winning two-run surge in the 12th inning of Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game.
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Predictions tough as Tigers-Orioles DS begins

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2014-10-01 23:35
We probably ought to refrain from offering much in the way of predictions as the Tigers and Orioles meet in the American League Division Series, which begins on Thursday at Camden Yards.
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