NL Notes: Braves, Acuna, Brewers, Urias, Nationals, Zimmerman, Payroll

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Hall of Fame plaque variations

Hall of Fame plaque variations The bronze plaques of the Hall of Famers that hang in the gallery in Cooperstown could be considered the ultimate baseball cards, though obviously no collector (not even Keith Olbermann) can collect them. The closest we can come is by collecting the classic Hall of Fame plaque postcards – a…

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Astros cheating whistleblower Mike Fiers emerges from scandal

Astros cheating whistleblower Mike Fiers emerges from scandal Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers, the MLB whistleblower whose revelations about the Astros’ sign-stealing rocked the sport, on Friday made his first public appearance since three managers and one general manager lost their jobs amid the cheating scandal. But the former Astros hurler doesn’t appear ready to…

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Oct 13: The Halloween Classic

Oct 13: The Halloween Classic OCTOBER 13, 2016 | BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Back in the day the World Series was coming to an end around October 13th. This year (2016), the National and American Leagues haven’t even begun their respective League Championship Series. Today the World Series starts the last week in October. The 7th game,…

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