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Game Threat: Tepesch Mode, Yankees (59-52) @ Blue Jays (53-59)

The Blue Jays will turn to Nick Tepesch, who will become the 11th different starting pitcher the team has used this season, to help keep their faint playoff hopes alive. They’re somehow only four games out of the second wild card spot, so a big run down the stretch could push them into the playoffs. COMPETITIVE BASE BALL IN AUGUST….

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Jays Droppings: The Hobo In The Park Goes To Lansing

So in this edition of this brewski and Birds series, I decided to take my beat up 1980 cream colour Chevette to the land of the Lugnuts to see who this Hobo could interview. I packed light, my Birds cap, Mulliniks jersey, and my Animal House tape cassette soundtrack, which would keep me singing as…

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Who Is Raffy Lopez?

If you’re looking at the Blue Jays lineup for tonight, you probably asked yourself the same question. Who the hell is Raffy Lopez? Apparently he’s what happens when you mix Russell Martin and Jose Bautista together.

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WTF? Big Bird Introduces Game Six of the 1992 ALCS

Back in 1986, NASA invited Caroll Spinney to be the first civilian in space. The plan for him was to ride into space on the doomed Challenger flight that took the lives of six astronauts and teacher Christa McAuliffe — the civilian who took Spinney’s place. The reason Spinney wasn’t able to take part in the…

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The Good And Bad From MLB’s “Player’s Weekend” Nickname Jerseys

On the last weekend of August, Major League Baseball is doing ‘Player’s Weekend’ in which teams wear Little League World Series style jerseys with their nicknames on them. If you’re a normal person, you’ll probably acknowledge that this is a fun thing for kids and it’s good for social media engagement. But if you’re woke…

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Tulo’s Season Likely Done, But Devon Travis Feels “Really Good”

Was there ever any doubt? After being placed on the 10-day disabled list with a right ankle sprain a couple of weeks ago, Troy Tulowitzki has been transferred to the 60-day DL, which will essentially end the shortstop’s season. There’s a chance he could return for the final week of the season, but that seems…