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Alfaro shows off incredible arm on 3 sweet plays

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies catcher Jorge Alfaro popped up from behind home plate, tossed aside his mask, scurried to retrieve the ball several feet away, spun and fired a throw to first baseman Carlos Santana to end Monday night’s <a href="… MLB News Index

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Baseball's best reliever plays in the nation's capital

If you were asked who baseball’s most effective reliever is right now, you might go to the strikeout kings of the moment — Josh Hader and Adam Ottavino — who have combined to fan 54 percent of the hitters they’ve faced. Maybe you’d say Craig Kimbrel, Aroldis Chapman</… MLB News Index

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FANTASY PLAYS: A week at Coors Field perfect for streaming

For the first time this season, we get a week full of Coors Field games. You’ll want to load up on hitters from the Rockies, Angels and Brewers, while avoiding the pitchers in those matchups. Don’t worry, though. Shohei Ohtani won’t be facing the thin air of Colorado. Let’s take a look at players that can help you long-term, as ...

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Daily fantasy baseball picks, pivots, and contrarian plays for May 1 MLB DFS

If you want to cash in huge on your DFS tournaments for MLB action on Tuesday, May 1, you need to see what Heath Cummings has to say.  Cummings, who hosts the SportsLine DFS Podcast, has emerged as CBS Sports’ top DFS expert because of his contrarian mind. When the masses flock to a hot hitter, Cummings finds likely regression. ...

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Logan Couture plays OT hero as Sharks end Golden Knights' playoff streak

Two days after opening the second round with their worst game of the playoffs, the San Jose Sharks responded with a gritty performance. Logan Couture’s second goal of the game, on the power play at 5:13 of the second overtime, lifted the Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night, tying their Western Conference semifinal ...

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Marcus Smart plays in Game 5 vs. Milwaukee Bucks

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics guard Marcus Smart was active for Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against Milwaukee. Smart was medically cleared by doctors and participated in the Celtics’ Tuesday morning shootaround. Coach Brad Stevens says he’ll come off the bench and wear a protective splint. Smart had surgery on March 16 to repair a torn ligament in his ...

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