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MLB: Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche Says 'We've Played Like Crap'

Source: Sport Balla | Jun 2 2013, 9:54pm CDT

MLB: Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche Says 'We've Played Like Crap'
Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche said his team has "played like crap" after a 6-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
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2015 World Series Odds: Dodgers, Nationals are Joint, Early Favorites

Oct 31 2014 3:10pm CDT | Source: The Big Lead

The 2014 baseball season is over. The Giants won another World Series, did you hear? Madison Bumgarner was awesome and received a new Chevy Truck. The new season doesn’t begin until April, 2015 but the odds for which team will be pouring beer and champagne all over each other a year from now is already available. (Make sure to get a picture of your ticket so you can gloat — or rip it up — on social media.) The Dodge ...
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John Smoltz Q&A on Game 7, Pitching Big Playoff Games, and Madison Bumgarner

Oct 29 2014 1:20pm CDT | Source: The Big Lead

John Smoltz is one of the best pitchers in postseason baseball history. In 209 playoff innings the righty posted an ERA of 2.67, throwing in numerous high-leverage, famous games — none bigger than Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. That night at the Metrodome, the then 24-year-old right tossed 7 1/3 scoreless innings for the Braves. Not a bad night at the office, except Twin starter Jack Morris twirled a 10-inning shuout in a game that finished 1-0. Tonight ...
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Indian bowlers in fine form in second practice match
Adelaide, Dec 4 (IANS) Pacer Varun Aaron powered India's bowling charge, picking four wickets here Thursday, to bowl out Cricket Australia XI for 243 runs in Day 1 of their final two-day tour game before the four-Test series against Australia.
 
Aguero to 'try and convince' Messi to join City
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Manchester City star forward Sergio Aguero has vowed to try and persuade Argentine team-mate Lionel Messi into signing with the English football club.
 
Harris raring to make a comeback from injury
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris Thursday said he is both physically and mentally fit to make a comeback to the national squad, to play the first Commonwealth Bank Test against India starting Dec 9.
 
 

Longest current World Series championship drought

Oct 28 2014 12:35pm CDT | Source: mets blog

Seasons Team Last championship won Last World Series appearance 105 Chicago Cubs 1908 1945 65 Cleveland Indians 1948 1997 53 Texas Rangers never 2011 52 Houston Astros never 2005 45 Milwaukee Brewers never 1982 45 San Diego Padres never 1998 45 Washington Nationals never never 37 Seattle Mariners never never 34 Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 1979 30 Baltimore Orioles 1983 1983 29 De ...
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Yankees edge Orioles 5-2 in Major League Baseball

Source: Sport Balla | Apr 13 2013, 4:14am CDT

Yankees edge Orioles 5-2 in Major League Baseball
Washington, April 13 (IANS) New York Mets playing away from home thrashed the Minnesota Twins 16-5 in Major League Baseball (MLB) action while New York Yankees edged Baltimore Orioles 5-2 at home.
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Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has...
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Insects compete with rats to clear garbage
New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Insects play a very important role in cleaning up cities and they compete with other pests like rats and pigeons in their endeavour, a study has said. Scientists sampled arthropods - such as...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Police officials said the armed men opened fire at the vehicle of Zahid Ali,...
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Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said. This increased the toll to 16, including six South Koreans and 10...
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Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing". Lydia Cawson, 29, said that she and her girlfriend were asked by a staff...
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Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new words to be added to...
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Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long slowdown in...
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Novel imaging to identify if TB drugs are working
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Now, researchers at University of Pittsburgh...
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PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia
Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Attorney General George...
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18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. According to officials, the airstrikes were conducted in...
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