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MLB’s original 16 meeting in the World Series

Two of the last three World Series have featured a pair of original franchises from the American and National leagues. When the Indians and Cubs met in 2016 (their first World Series pairing), it featured two teams that have played in the same cities since their inceptions (not to mention the two longest title droughts

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One last season for the B-Mets?

I wasn’t planning another post today, but then the long-rumored news that Ottawa’s attempts to bring in a Double-A club in 2013 might mean the end of the Binghamton Mets seemed to become a reality. So that sparked some speculation on Twitter of where the affiliations would end up. For some reason, affiliations in minor

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2008 preview: AL Central

DETROIT TIGERS In general This is probably the most-improved team in baseball; certainly in the American League. Not only did the Tigers add an ace-quality pitcher — and a left-handed one at that (Dontrelle Willis, of course) — but they also got one of the game’s top young third basemen in the deal (Miguel Cabrera,

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Eyeing the rest of the postseason

ALCSTwins vs. YankeesWhether or not the Twins need Johan Santana to close out the ALDS against the A’s will have a lot of bearing on this series. If Santana can go in Game 1 — and potentially give the Twins three starts, if they need them — the Twins can have a better shot at

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Division Series predictions

What a start to the postseason. Oakland-Minnesota starts off with a pair of Cy Young Award winners in left-handers Barry Zito and Johan Santana. That game starts in about 10 minutes, so I’m going to do my best to run through my postseason thoughts before turning on the game. A’s vs. TwinsNo one wanted to

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