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MLB 2019: Red Sox, Astros open as favorites to win it all

The Red Sox are world champions, and they’re favored to do it again next year, too. Boston and Houston have opened as co-favorites to win the 2019 World Series entering an offseason that is expected to be full of changes. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook on Monday listed the Red Sox and Astros at 6-1 odds, while tabbing the Dodgers and […]

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Steve Pearce Had A Long, Strange Trip To World Series MVP

Steve Pearce is used to having only a short time to make an impression. He is a power-hitting first baseman who hits lefties, so he spends a lot of time on the bench, and a lot of time moving around the majors. The 35-year-old has played for eight different organizations in his 12 seasons, including […]

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The way-too-early 2019 Power Rankings: Can Boston repeat?

The Boston Red Sox are 2018 World Series champions. But are they even the early favorite to be the best team in their own league? And where do the Los Angeles rank after coming up short again in their title chase? Could big offseason moves shoot a team like the New York Yankees to the […]

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Everything you need to know about World Series Game 5

After the mayhem the 18-inning marathon of Game 3 wrought on both teams’ pitching staffs and the seeming ease with which Boston’s bats turned small opportunities into big innings against the Dodgers bullpen in Game 4, the starting assignments for Game 5 might seem like a relief for both teams, pitting veteran lefty against veteran […]