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Report: MLB eyes playoff expansion, new twists

Report: MLB eyes playoff expansion, new twists

Field Level Media

February 10 Major League Baseball is reportedly considering an expanded playoff scenario that includes more teams, a first-round bye and the ability of some teams to pick their opponents. FULL STORY

Nats' Rendon up for NL MVP

Nats' Rendon up for NL MVP

Field Level Media

November 05 Third baseman Anthony Rendon, who helped lead the Washington Nationals to their first World Series championship, is a finalist for the National League Most Valuable Player award. FULL STORY

Astros enter 2020 favorites despite Game 7 loss

Astros enter 2020 favorites despite Game 7 loss

Field Level Media

October 31 The Astros were on the wrong side of baseball history Wednesday night, but that hasn't soured sportsbooks on the odds of Houston continuing its run of success that began with a World Series title in 2017. FULL STORY

Astros lead with six All-Stars for Midsummer Classic

Astros lead with six All-Stars for Midsummer Classic

Field Level Media

July 01 The Houston Astros will have a major league-high six players in the upcoming All-Star game after reserves and pitchers were named to the rosters of both the American League and National League on Sunday. FULL STORY

Stars, surprises comprise All-Star starting rosters

Stars, surprises comprise All-Star starting rosters

Field Level Media

June 28 The starting lineups for this summer's Major League Baseball All-Star Game were announced Thursday night, with several surprises getting the nod. FULL STORY

Orioles draft C Rutschman No. 1 overall

Orioles draft C Rutschman No. 1 overall

Field Level Media

June 04 Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman was the No. 1 overall selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2019 MLB Draft on Monday night at Secaucus, N.J. FULL STORY

Taillon healthy, ready to face Twins starter Lynn

Taillon healthy, ready to face Twins starter Lynn

The Sports Xchange

April 01 Minnesota Twins right-hander Lance Lynn already has an advantage over Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon going into the teams' game Monday afternoon at PNC Park. FULL STORY

Lindy's MLB Power Poll: Astros still the team to beat

Lindy's MLB Power Poll: Astros still the team to beat

Lindyssports.com Staff

March 28 Although it still feels like winter time in several parts of the country, baseball is back. And it officially gets started March 29. So with that, we give you the first Lindy’s power poll of the 2018 Major League Baseball season. FULL STORY

Pirates ship Cole to Astros for four players

Pirates ship Cole to Astros for four players

Lindyssports.com Staff

January 13 The Pittsburgh Pirates traded starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, the former No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 Major League Draft, to the Houston Astros on Saturday in exchange for right-hander Joe Musgrove, third baseman Colin Moran, relief pitcher Michael Feliz and outfield prospect Jason Martin. FULL STORY

Nine players on Modern Baseball Era HOF ballot

Nine players on Modern Baseball Era HOF ballot

The Sports Xchange

November 06 Also on the ballot are former pitchers Luis Tiant and Tommy John along with position players Steve Garvey, Don Mattingly, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Alan Trammell. FULL STORY