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The Kansas City Royals celebrate their 9 to 8 win over the Oakland Athletics in the 12th inning of their American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Source: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Royals Beat A’s 9-8 In 12 In AL Wild Card Thriller

Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball’s postseason.

10/01/2014

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins rounds the bases after hitting a three run home run during the first inning of the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Marlins Park on August 17, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins’ Stanton In 3-Way Race For NL MVP

When it comes to baseball’s MVP debate, sometimes the names change from year to year more than the arguments do.

09/29/2014

Infielder Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrates after his walk off home run in the bottom of the 12th against the New York Yankees sent the Rays to the playoffs on September 28, 2011 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Source: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Top Exciting Finishes To An MLB Season

With only a few weeks left until the MLB Playoffs begin, it got me to thinking about how exciting the end of the baseball regular season can be.

09/15/2014

American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees acknowledges the crowd after being pulled in the fourth inning during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jeter, Trout Lead AL To 5-3 Win In All-Star Game

Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.

07/16/2014

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 02: Randy Wolf #29 of the Miami Marlins delivers a pitch during the fourth inning of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Marlins Park on June 2, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Randy Wolf Pitches Marlins Past Rays 3-1

Randy Wolf pitched six innings Monday night for his first victory since 2012, and the Miami Marlins beat Tampa Bay 3-1, sending the Rays to their seventh consecutive loss.

06/02/2014

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Former Marlins Manager Jim Leyland Leaving Detroit Tigers

Former World Series winning manager of the Florida Marlins Jim Leyland announced Monday he was leaving his current job as manager of the Detroit Tigers.

CBS Miami–10/21/2013

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Canseco & A-Rod Take Parallel Paths To Baseball Purgatory

They’ve combined to hit more than 1,109 home runs and drive in more than 3,357 runs, both at one time were South Florida legends, and both will likely never see the inside of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame except on a tour thanks to performance-enhancing drugs.

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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American League Trumps National League In All Star Game

Mariano Rivera was all set up to save his final All-Star game — or so it seemed. Jim Leyland just wasn’t about to take that chance.

CBS4–07/17/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?

07/11/2013

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