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deGrom to duel Severino in Bronx makeup

MIAMI — After a slight shift in the rotation, tonight’s 7:05 ET contest against the Yankees is now far more significant than just a makeup game for the Mets. Jacob deGrom will take the ball in the Bronx, toeing the rubber opposite right-hander Luis Severino — a must-see marquee pitching matchup in the 2018 Subway Series finale. “Ob… MLB News ...

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Cole-Bauer duel has history, recent and deep

CLEVELAND — For the past few weeks, you could see something special Bruin. When Trevor Bauer used his Twitter account to insinuate — purposely or otherwise — that his former UCLA teammate Gerrit Cole and other Astros pitchers were using pine tar to improve their spin rates, you didn’t have to look too deep into the schedule to see the ...

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Sox-Angels clash begins with Price-Ohtani duel

BOSTON — For April showdowns, it doesn’t get any better or more compelling than the Red Sox-Angels matchup that opens tonight in Anaheim. Take the two hottest teams in the American League and mix in the most intriguing early-season storyline in many years (two-way sensation <sp… MLB News Index

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10 amazing facts from epic Colon-Verlander duel

With two former Cy Young Award winners taking the mound at Minute Maid Park on Sunday night, a pitching duel could have reasonably been expected between the Rangers and Astros. But in this case, two veteran right-handers were dueling, one of whom is 9 years older than the … MLB News Index

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Blaney picks the right dancing partner in his Daytona Duel

Ryan Blaney got by with a little help from his friend Bubba Wallace en route to his first Can-Am Duel win on Thursday. While a fast car will be a necessity for any driver looking to win the Daytona 500 on Sunday, a competent ally could be the difference between Victory Lane and second-place.<span class="m_4636989958015972055gmail-Ap… Motorsport.com – NASCAR – Stories

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Bowman takes cautious approach during Duel

Alex Bowman lost the lead in his Can-Am Duel race before his Camaro even came up to speed. It was by design, though. The pole-sitter for Sunday’s Daytona 500 was not about to leave anything to chance in his Can-Am Duel race. After leading the field to the green flag, Bowman promptly pulled over in Turn 1 and let the ...

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Elliott wins second straight Duel

Chase Elliott still doesn’t have an official victory on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup circuit, but he has won two Can-Am Duels in a row. Elliott, driving the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro, took the lead from his old nemesis, Denny Hamlin, on lap 26 and stayed ahead of the field the rest of the way, winning the 60-lap ...

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