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MLB home run record: 15 current sluggers who could be next to make a push for a 60-homer season

Aaron Judge is having a season for the ages. We already knew that, but he went deep again Tuesday night and it was No. 60. He’s now the sixth player in MLB history to hit 60 home runs in a single regular season. One of the many topics on our minds is who else might …

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Baseball May Be America’s Pastime, But International Players Are Taking the Stage

They call baseball America’s pastime, but a growing number of players from other countries are starting to make their mark in the US, including Major League Baseball and Little League. America’s passion for baseball started with Abner Doubleday, who is known as the father of baseball, despite some conflicting accounts that have disproven that status. …

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English football has the commercialism of US sports without their egalitarianism Soccer

New Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly raised the hackles of some of English football’s most annoying people last week when he suggested that the Premier League could learn from America and consider introducing an All-Star-style game to boost TV revenue. “US investment into English football is a clear and present danger to the pyramid and fabric …

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Trayce Thompson Makes a Splash As the Dodgers’ Latest Reclamation Project

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Trayce Thompson may not be the most accomplished professional athlete in his family — not when father Mychal Thompson and older brother Klay Thompson have six NBA titles and five All-Star selections between them — but for the first time in six years, he’s making significant noise of his own at …

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Hot-Seat Rankings for the MLB Managers Most Likely to Be Fired | News, Scores, Highlights, Stats, and Rumors

0 of 7 New York’s Aaron Boone (Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) If the New York Yankees don’t at least make it to the World Series next month, will Aaron Boone return in 2023 as the manager of the pinstripes? Is the sixth losing season in seven years under Don Mattingly enough for the Miami Marlins to …

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MLB rising prospects: Jackson Chourio’s promotion, 200 Ks for Brandon Pfaadt

The final week featuring regular-season action from all full-season teams in the minor leagues is behind us. But fear you not. The Double- and Triple-A seasons will stretch on for a tiny bit longer. As will this column. On to this week’s edition! These guys are on fire • It is Jackson Chourio Time in …

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The Best and Worst MLB Trades from the 2022 Deadline | News, Scores, Highlights, Stats, and Rumors

0 of 9 The Josh Hader trade has been a double-sided flop. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) It’s been more than a month since Major League Baseball’s trade deadline came and went on Aug. 2. That’s enough time for knee-jerk reactions to have given way to first impressions. So, let’s discuss which trades are working out for …

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