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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: ALCS Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

J.J. Hardy slides home with the winning run in the eighth inning of Baltimore's 7-6 victory against Detroit on Friday. The Orioles lead the ALDS, 2-0. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Orioles Rally Past Tigers For 7-6 Win, 2-0 Series Lead

Delmon Young’s three-run double in the eighth inning was the difference.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Detroit's J.D. Martinez, left, and Rajai Davis celebrate during the Tigers' 6-1 win against the White Sox at Comerica Park on Wednesday afternoon. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Top White Sox After Benches Clear

Chris Sale allowed just one run in six innings, but the Chicago bullpen falter again.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Preview: White Sox-Tigers

Chris Sale opposes Justin Verlander this afternoon at Comerica Park.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham follows through on an RBI single scoring Alejandro De Aza and Adrian Nieto during the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field June 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.      (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Pound Tigers, Ace Verlander

The White Sox pulled within 2 1/2 games of the AL Central-leading Tigers.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Preview: Tigers-White Sox

Justin Verlander opposes John Danks tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tigers-White Sox Game Postponed Due To Rain

No make-up date has been announced yet.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

John Danks. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Preview: Tigers-White Sox

Justin Verlander opposes John Danks tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Time For Cubs To Draft A Pitcher And Enter Arms Race

The Cubs need a couple power pitchers to reach their ultimate goal.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Cubs righty Mark Prior in 2004. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Drafting Pitchers in Top 5 Anything But Sure Thing

Only four of the past 37 pitchers drafted in the top five have made the All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

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TTYM: This Week’s Top 5 MLB Moments Off The Field You Need To See

The baseball season is revving up and things are starting to get interesting and not just on the field. In this week’s That Thing You Missed a baseball announcer makes a Royal Mistake, Justin Verlander can’t keep his eye on the ball, one fan blows it big time with this date and a Casanova is conceived.

05/19/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/10/2014

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TTYM: Derrick Rose Does Duck Dynasty,Who Owns The A’s? And Best Strikeout Call Ever?

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed another one bites the dust at a sporting event, the best strikeout call ever, and what does Derrick Rose have in common with Willie Robertson from […]

10/11/2013

Alex Rios. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Rios Ties AL Mark With 6 Hits In White Sox Rout Of Tigers

Alex Rios tied an American League mark with six hits in a nine-inning game and Adam Dunn hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Justin Verlander in the eighth to lift the Chicago White Sox to an 11-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.

07/09/2013

Justin Verlander. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Verlander, Tigers Agree To Deal Through 2020

Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has agreed to a five-year contract covering 2015-19.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2013

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Who Should You Draft? Fantasy Baseball’s Top 40 Players

If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.

03/16/2013

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Matt Moore Must Step Up In Rays Rotation

Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.

03/05/2013

New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey (left) and Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price (right) were the 2012 Cy Young Award winners. (Credit: Alex Trautwig/Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dickey, Price Win Cy Young Awards

David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets won baseball’s Cy Young awards on Wednesday.

11/14/2012

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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 4 Of The World Series

Game 4 was the most exciting game of the World Series – a back-and-forth affair that took 10 innings to decide. In the end, though, the result was the same: a Giants victory. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.

10/29/2012

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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 3 Of The World Series

The Giants took a commanding lead in the World Series last night, going up 3-0 after defeating the Tigers by a score of 2-0 for the second straight game. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.

10/28/2012

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