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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

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

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: A view of the scoreboard showing the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals in the eighteenth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff Disappoinment

The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.

10/06/2014

The Kansas City Royals celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 to sweep the series in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Beat Angels 8-3 To Finish Off ALDS Sweep

Almost an hour had passed, and the postgame party had moved from the field to the Kansas City clubhouse, where victory champagne was once again flowing. Yet as sheets of rain fell at Kauffman Stadium, thousands of celebrating Royals fans refused to leave. They had waited 29 years to soak in moments like these.

10/06/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: C.J. Cron #20 of the Los Angeles Angels looks on from the dugout in the eleventh inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s Do Or Die For Tigers And Angels On Sunday

The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?

10/05/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after hitting the game winning RBI single in the 12th inning against the Oakland Athletics during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four American League Teams Left To Chase World Series

It’s down to the Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels in the American League as the Division Series begin.

10/02/2014

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

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Report: Astros Drew 0.0 Nielsen TV Rating In Houston For Monday’s Game

There were, however, about 4,600 viewers for the pregame show.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Adam Eaton. Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

White Sox Trade Hector Santiago; Acquire Adam Eaton

The Winter Meetings are underway in Lake Buena Vista and the White Sox are discussing a three-team trade.

670 The Score–12/10/2013

Mike Trout. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mike Trout: PED Cheats Should Get Boot From Baseball

The tide has turned in Major League Baseball.

670 The Score–08/12/2013

Josh Hamilton of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a three-run homer against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on July 10, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Angels Rout Cubs 13-2

Josh Hamilton hit two home runs, Albert Pujols also connected and the Los Angeles went deep a season-high five times in a 13-2 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.

07/10/2013

Matt Garza #22 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the third inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim . (Credit: Jeff Gross, Getty)

Rizzo Hits 3-Run Double In 10th, Cubs Beat Angels

Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run double in the 10th inning and the Chicago Cubs overcame a pair of homers by Mark Trumbo to beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-6 Wednesday.

06/05/2013

Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hits a two-run homer off Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva in the 8th inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 4, 2013. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Bullpen Gives Up Latest Homer, Cubs Lose To Angels 4-3

The Chicago Cubs’ bullpen has allowed 17 home runs through the first 56 games this season, and the one Carlos Villanueva gave up to Albert Pujols was easily one of the most aggravating for manager Dale Sveum to watch.

06/05/2013

Hector Santiago #53 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. (Credit: Lisa Blumenfeld, Getty)

White Sox Win Streak Ends In 12-9 Loss To Angels

Alberto Callaspo hit a three-run homer in Los Angeles’ five-run seventh inning, and the Angels beat the White Sox 12-9 on Saturday to end Chicago’s four-game winning streak.

05/18/2013

Alex Rios is congratulated by teammate Adam Dunn. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

White Sox Beat Angels 5-4 With 3 Runs In 8th

Jeff Keppinger walked with the bases loaded to drive in the go-ahead run — his first base on balls in 141 plate appearances this season — and the Chicago White Sox rallied with three runs in the eighth to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Thursday night for their season-high third straight road win.

05/17/2013

Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale pitches in the 9th inning on his way to a one-hit shutout of the Los Angeles Angels on May 12, 2013. The White Sox defeated the Angels 3-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sale Throws 1-Hitter, White Sox Beat Angels 3-0

The Chicago White Sox needed a big start from ace Chris Sale, and he nearly gave them something historic.

05/13/2013

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scores on a passed ball as Jose Quintana makes a late tag during the third inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Angels Top White Sox 3-2

White Sox starter Jose Quintana (2-1) allowed three runs in the loss. He gave up five hits and struck out five.

05/12/2013

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