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Dombrowski: Sale to start Game 1 of ALDS no matter who opponent is

It may not come as surprising news, but the Boston Red Sox have made a decision about who will start Game 1 of the American League Division Series next month. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM that left-hander <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/players/1577"… MLB | theScore

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Angels GM: Ohtani 'likely to return as a hitter no matter what'

There’s potential good news and bad news on the horizon for Los Angeles Angels fans in reference to sidelined superstar Shohei Ohtani. The team expects Ohtani to return from his torn ulnar collateral ligament this season, but he just might not be used as a two-way player, according to <a href… MLB | theScore

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MLB shifts are starting to get more and more excessive, so are we headed to a bad place where positions don't matter?

Shifting on defense isn’t a new innovation. It’s been happening on a regular basis for years now. It’s just that it’s getting more and more extreme. Team that with the strikeout, walk and home run rates through the roof and people are starting to get worried about this, our baseball.  Take the shift the Astros recently employed against Rangers slugger ...

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A 21-K game not a matter of 'if,' but 'when'

The day is coming. Some team is going to strike out 21 Major Leaguers in a nine-inning game. It would be wonderful if it was one pitcher who did it but, well, that part’s harder. We will get to that in a bit. But the point remains: The 21-blackjack-strikeout game is coming. It is just a matter of when. If ...

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D'Antoni: Rockets' season a success no matter what happens in playoffs

Mike D’Antoni is no stranger to regular-season success. He’s coached six teams to 50-plus-win seasons, three to 60-plus, and two to the NBA’s best record. Three times his teams have ranked tops in offensive efficiency, and three other times they’ve ranked No. 2. He’s twice been named Coach of the Year, and twice coached a player w… NBA | theScore

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Here's Why The Quebec Elections Matter For All Canadians

Quebec. Boring? Not this time. The provincial elections set for October 1 in the mainly French-speaking province will matter for the rest of Canada. Here’s why. First of all, the ruling Quebec Liberals of Philippe Couillard have been in power since 2003, except for a brief 18-month stint by the Parti Quebecois (PQ) in 2012-2013. A large majority of Quebecers ...

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