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Look: MLB Umpire Getting Crushed For Awful Strike Call

It wouldn’t be a primetime baseball game without a questionable strike call or two. The Boston Red Sox are hosting the New York Yankees in one of the final Sunday Night Baseball games of the year. The Red Sox and the Yankees are currently tied record-wise at 88-67 on the season. Both teams are currently tied atop the Wild Card standings.
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Sporting News

Umpire Joe West to retire at end of 2021 MLB season, report says

Joe West, one of baseball's most well-known umpires, is reportedly retiring at the end of the 2021 season. According to The Boston Globe's Pete Abraham, West will call it a career after the campaign. In May, he set the MLB record for most games umpired with his 5,376th game. West...
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Dayton Daily News

Ask Hal: Who is to blame for Reds season?

Hall of Fame baseball writer Hal McCoy knows a thing or two about our nation’s pastime. Tap into that knowledge by sending an email to Q: If you’re the manager of the Cincinnati Reds, who is your starting pitcher in the wild card game? — MICHAEL, Fort Thomas, Ky.
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Cleveland Bids Farewell to the Indians Moniker

As I got in the elevator on Sunday afternoon to make my way up to the press box, a fan hopped on at the last second wearing a cool, unique black t-shirt. Written in red and white cursive font, the shirt featured a blown-up lineup card from some of the “days gone by,” with names like Lofton, Vizquel, Baerga, Belle and Thome written on it.

In 'Sopranos' prequel 'The Many Saints of Newark,' Tony takes a back seat

"The Sopranos" revolved, of course, around Tony Soprano. "The Many Saints of Newark," the long-awaited movie "prequel," opening Friday in theaters and streaming on HBO Max, shows us a very different solar system. Here, the center is Dickie Moltisanti (Alessandro Nivola), Tony's favorite uncle — the father of the Christopher...

Best MLB Prop Bets Today 9/27/21

Monday is a lighter slate of games with only five games taking place, but there is still plenty of value in terms of MLB prop bets. Let’s take a look at a couple of MLB props that will make your Monday a winning one. Cole Irvin over 3.5 strikeouts (-125)

Latinos remain central to America’s national pastime

Baseball played a big part of Thomas Jimenez’s childhood growing up in Santa Fe, the capital of New Mexico. From third grade until seventh grade, Jimenez, who is now 33 and a health care worker, played shortstop and center field, first for the Santa Fe Timberwolves and then for the Nava Thunderbirds. The teams were made up of local kids from working-class neighborhoods led by volunteer coaches, and the players shared a love for the game. The fans, who were parents and friends and relatives, were especially devoted. Just practicing could bring out spectators ready to cheer and watch some baseball.

Today’s MLB Parlay Picks for 9/27/2021

There are only five baseball games on Monday, but there is still value with MLB parlay picks. Let’s take a look at the best MLB parlays to make your Monday a profitable one. Detroit Tigers ML +145 / Cleveland Indians ML -153 / Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners under 8.5 -110 // $10 bet pays $67.34.

Rookie Gilbert key to Mariners' playoff push

ANAHEIM -- When the Mariners called up Logan Gilbert for his MLB debut on May 13, it might not have been predicted, or even expected, for them to be within two games of a playoff spot in late September. Seattle came into Saturday trailing the Yankees and Red Sox by...
New York Post

Eli Manning turned his most miserable Giants day into greatest triumph

There will be highlights, of course, lots of highlights, end-to-end highlights of Eli Manning’s greatest hits, and that’s how it should be on the day the Giants retire his No. 10. Manning is not only one of the great Giants of all time but one of the most important, and there ought to be a proper celebration of all of that.
Bleed Cubbie Blue

Baseball history unpacked, September 27

On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue brings a you a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives that expand over the course of time. Here’s a handy Cubs timeline, to help you follow along. Don’t be afraid to click the links for ‘inside baseball’ on the entries, which change from year to year as we re-examine the subjects.