YU DARVISH

Rangers Pitcher Yu Darvish’s Perfect Game Falls One Out Short In 9th Inning

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Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers was one out away from a perfect baseball game on Tuesday night.

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O Canada… Oh No No No No No, Canada

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When it comes to the Canadian National Anthem, I know approximately two words and they’re both in the title.

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Come On, The Houston Astros Have To Be Doing This On Purpose

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Earlier this month, the Houston Astros committed what I consider to be the worst play in the history of professional baseball when they turned a sacrifice bunt into a Cirque du Soleil-like dance of futility.

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The Dugout: Matt Cain's Perfect Game

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Last night, San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain threw a perfect game.

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With Leather And 1K In FanDuel Fantasy Baseball Prizes: Perfect Together

Shut up, I worked really hard on that headline. We've been playing fantasy baseball with FanDuel.com all season, and the pull keeps getting bigger -- in this week's game, all you need to do is sign up, drop a $2 entry fee and draft up to three teams for your chance at $1000 in prizes.

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Holy Crap, Rick Ankiel

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New plan: Instead of making Rick Ankiel choose between pitcher and outfielder, we let him do both at the same time.

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Today: The Only Time We Get To Care About The Houston Astros All Year

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The sale of the Houston Astros to Houston businessman Jim Crane from technological monster Drayon McLane is official, and after the 2012 baseball season wraps up the 50-year strong National League squad will pack their their things, wait a moment, then unpack them in the same spot as an American League West stalwart.

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The Dugout: An Entire Big Thing Of Dope

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The key words here are "and other devices".

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Everything’s Darker in Texas

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Today (June 21) is the first official day of summer, and the Texas Rangers are commemorating that in the most reasonable way possible: by handing out 30,000 sunglasses to fans at today's Rangers vs.

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Happy Memorial Day, Everybody

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Maybe "happy" isn't the right word.

THE DUGOUT

The Dugout: The Houston Astros’ Keys To Success

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I was talking with Nick the other night, and we determined that the most forgotten team in baseball is either the Toronto Blue Jays or the Houston Astros.

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Who Says Chivalry’s Dead In Houston?

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It's a tale as old as time - boy meets girl, boy courts girl, boy takes girl to Houston Astros game, boy turns hat sideways, batter hits foul ball, boy moves out of way, ball hits girl.

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Really, Geoff Blum? Seriously?

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I've never considered baseball to be a very violent game, but there are still plenty of ways one could get injured.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS

TSS 2009 MLB Preview: The National League

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If you're not a fan of baseball, this may not be for you.

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BRANDON BACKE PUNCHED A COP

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Astros pitcher Brandon Backe attended a wedding at a Galveston resort over the weekend, and you know how wedding receptions are: you try to take open containers of alcohol into the pool, then you punch a cop and get arrested.

SWIMMING

AMANDA BEARD IS GETTING NAKED. AGAIN.

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Amanda Beard, the champion breaststroker who maintained her dominance over three Olympic Games, is now better remembered for her Playboy spread.


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