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Cubs blow 2 leads, rally for ‘season-defining win’

CHICAGO — They’re calling it a signature victory. And why not? The Chicago Cubs blew two leads but came back to win 12-11 over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night in a wild affair at Wrigley Field. “We haven’t won a game like that all year,” first baseman Anthony Rizzo said. “They scored nine […]

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Power Rankings: Yankees, Dodgers rise, but only one can be No. 1

Just last week they dethroned the Dodgers in our Power Rankings, but the Astros didn’t rule the roost for long. With L.A. moving back on top on the strength of three first-place votes, Houston didn’t even hang on to second place, as the Yankees were on top of two voters’ ballots. Suddenly, the injury-wracked B-team […]

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Aaron Boone Wants MLB To Consider Implementing A Mercy Rule

Aaron Boone wasn’t happy on Thursday. He didn’t like that his team was getting whooped by Cleveland, he didn’t like how his players performed on the way to the eventual 19-5 loss, and he especially didn’t like that he had to send first baseman Mike Ford to the mound to pitch through the final two […]