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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL Oct. 21: Alfonso Soriano’s 9th-inning blast pushes Yankees to brink of 2001 World Series

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL Oct. 20: Javier Baez moves Cubs to brink of 2016 World Series

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL Oct. 19: Dodgers ride Kike Hernandez’ 3 HR, 7 RBI to 2017 World Series

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL Oct. 18: Rafael Devers’ 3-run HR clinches 2018 flag for Red Sox

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL Oct. 17: Carlos Correa, George Springer bash 3-run HRs for Astros in 2019 ALCS win

    Over the past few seasons, the Houston Astros have become the team everyone loves to hate thanks in large part…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL Oct. 16: Jose Contreras hurls 4th straight White Sox complete game in 2005 ALCS clincher

    A pitcher hurling a complete game? In the postseason? The chances of witnessing that rare baseball feat these days is…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL Oct. 15: Nelson Cruz’s 6 HR in 2011 ALCS leads Rangers to World Series

    After 16 seasons and 400-plus home runs, it’s hardly a surprise when Nelson Cruz gets hot and carries a team…
    September 16, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 16: Rockies’ Jorge de la Rosa posts 15th win of season

    It was a “Rockie” start that ended up well. Jorge de la Rosa, a middle-of-the-rotation starter at best for the…
    September 15, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 15: Yasiel Puig’s 3-HR, 7-RBI game

    Whether it’s showboating, bat-licking or simply antagonizing the opposition, Yasiel Puig has been a polarizing player ever since he came…
    September 14, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 14: Miguel Olivo hits 3-run HR in first-ever at-bat

    Miguel Olivo enjoyed a solid, if unspectacular major league career as a mostly starting catcher with some pop, averaging 21…
    September 13, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 13: Mariano Rivera records his 600th save

    He was the definition of grace under pressure, and on this day in béisbol, Sept. 13, 2011, Yankees closer Mariano…
    September 12, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 12: David Ortiz joins the 500 HR club

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    September 11, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 11: Minnie Minoso plays in 4th decade

    Minnie Minoso hadn’t stepped up to the plate in 12 years, but on this day in béisbol, Sept. 11, 1976,…
    September 10, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 10: Alou brothers Felipe, Matty, Jose have consecutive at-bats for Giants

    There have been more than 400 sets of brothers who have played in the Major Leagues, but only a handful…
    September 3, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 3: Jose Ramirez sets record with 14 extra-base hits in 7 games

    There were plenty of players who contributed to the Cleveland Indians’ history-making hot streak during the home stretch of the…
    September 2, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 2: Roberto Clemente homers for 2,000 career hit

    The 1966 season turned out to be a pretty good one for Roberto Clemente, an all-around hitter who had his…
    September 1, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 1: Bernie Williams leads latest class of Latino Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

    As a switch-hitting Gold Glover who manned the hallowed ground that is centerfield in Yankee Stadium during the team’s late-’90s…
    August 31, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 31: Indians SS Omar Vizquel’s 6-for-7 game fuels 22-0 beating of the Yankees

    He may have collected nearly 2,900 hits over his 24 years in baseball, but Omar Vizquel was in the lineup…
    August 30, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 30: Edgardo Alfonzo’s 6-for-6, 3-HR, 5 RBI, 6-run game

    It’s easy to be overlooked when you’re a middle infielder on a playoff-bound team that boasts future Hall of Famers…
    August 29, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 29: Battle of the Brothers pits Ramon and Pedro Martinez in classic pitcher’s duel

    Pedro Martinez has often said how much he loves and admires his older sibling Ramon Martinez, an outstanding pitcher who…
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