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Bumgarner, Giants rout Pirates

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Brandon Crawford hit a grand slam and Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hit shutout as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.

MLB to test rules to speed up games

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Major League Baseball announced Wednesday that experimental speed-up rules will be tested during games at the 2014 Arizona Fall League.

Dunn expected to retire without postseason at-bat

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Veteran slugger Adam Dunn, who finally made it to the playoffs with the Oakland Athletics but never got off the bench in Tuesday night's wild-card game, is expected to retire after a 14-year career.

Royals make playoffs in epic, Wild Card win

Royals win postseason

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We throw around the word "epic" so casually that we have to dig deep into our thesaurus to accurately convey what happened at Missouri's Kauffman Stadium Tuesday night.

Tigers send out Scherzer for Game 1 of ALDS

Tigers beat Yankees

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Right-hander Max Scherzer will be the Game 1 starter for the Detroit Tigers in their American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles, the team announced Tuesday.

Twins fire Gardenhire after 13 seasons

Ron Gardenhire, Minnesota Twins manager

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The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday after 13 seasons.

Yankees' Jeter finishes career with win in Boston

Derek Jeter, 3,283 career hit

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Derek Jeter was at peace with his decision. The New York Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer was ready for his illustrious career to come to a close.

MLB postseason begins Tuesday in Kansas City

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Major League Baseball's playoffs get underway Tuesday with Kansas City Royals playing their first postseason game in 29 years.

Zimmermann no-hits Marlins in finale



Jordan Zimmermann, in a dazzling tune-up for a postseason start, threw a no-hitter as the National League East champion Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

3 lessons investors can learn from Derek Jeter

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It's not just little leaguers who can learn a thing or two from Derek Jeter. As the curtain goes down on the illustrious 20-year career of the New York Yankees shortstop, here are three lessons investors should remember as they navigate the turbulent stock market.

Jeter gives Yankees walk-off win in home finale

Derek Jeter celebrates walk-off single, last home game

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In his last home game and in his final game as a shortstop, Derek Jeter had the game-winning single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Yankees to a dramatic 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.

Game roundup: Giants clinch spot in wild-card game

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Hours after clinching a spot in the National League wild-card game, the San Francisco Giants celebrated by beating the San Diego Padres 9-8 Thursday night.

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