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  1. 2004 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | How Stuff Works

    ... to the world championship, winning their last eight games. After finishing a strong second in the American League East to the Yankees, wildcard Boston wiped out West champ Anaheim in a three-game ALDS. Meanwhile, the Yankees won their ALDS in four ...

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  2. 2014 MLB Free Agents: Rumors and Predictions for Top Available PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    While many of the top names from MLB free agency are already off the board, plenty of talent is available for teams that are willing to pay. As teams get more desperate to add top talent before the start of the season, the demand goes up and contracts get even higher.

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  3. 2002 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... five games. Minnesota had the honor of facing Anaheim in the ALCS, because the Angels had defeated the American League East champ Yankees in four games. New York second baseman Alfonso Soriano was the year's biggest surprise, exploding for 39 ...

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  4. 1998 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... first five contests, the Yankees then captured 25 of their next 28 games and were 9-1/2 games up in the American League East by late May. The race was never close, but the runner-up Red Sox compiled the league's second-best record on the strength of ...

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  5. 1996 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... first-ever postseason appearance, the Rangers and their league MVP slugger, Juan Gonzalez, surprised American League East titlist New York by winning the opening game at Yankee Stadium. But Texas's shaky bullpen then allowed Joe Torre's men to ...

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  6. 1995 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... games and topping the American League Central by a whopping 30 lengths. Their reward was to draw the American League East-champion Boston Red Sox, owners of the American League's second-best record, in the first round of the playoffs. Still, ...

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  7. 1994 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... best record in the majors (74-40). Second only to the Expos were the New York Yankees, who paced the American League East by 6-1/2 games. Absent from postseason play for 13 years, the Yankees were the antithesis of the home-grown Expos, as George ...

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  8. 1992 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... Boggs's plummeting batting average, which bottomed out at .259, paralleled Boston's drop through the American League East until the Sox wound up in the division basement. The 1991 National League home run and RBI champ, Howard Johnson, staggered ...

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  9. 1990 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... League West. Boston, led by Roger Clemens (21-6, 1.93 ERA), edged out Toronto by 2 games in the American League East. While the Tigers finished a distant third in the East, their first baseman, Cecil Fielder, led the majors with 51 homers and 132 ...

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  10. 1987 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... last in the West, had a bright spot in Tony Gwynn and his major league-leading .370 average. In the American League East, George Bell almost single-handedly carried the Blue Jays to first place. Although the outfielder seized the 1987 MVP Award by ...

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  11. 1985 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... 11, breaking Ty Cobb's major league record. Three of the four divisions offered close contests. In the American League East, Toronto edged the Yankees by 2 games. The Blue Jays were led by the fantastic outfield of Lloyd Moseby, Jesse Barfield, and ...

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  12. 1982 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... winner Pete Vuckovich, who went 18-6, and Rollie Fingers , who saved 29. Milwaukee didn't coast to the American League East title -- the regular season went down to the final series. The Orioles, four games out of first, beat the Brewers three ...

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  13. 1980 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... near-fatal stroke in July. Although he returned to health, he never pitched in the majors again. In the American League East, the Yankees took the division under manager Dick Howser. The Yanks got great years out of Reggie Jackson , who hit .300 ...

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  14. 1978 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    The 1978 baseball season revolved around the American League East. For the final ten weeks of the season, the Red Sox and Yankees were involved in a wild, exciting race, full of memorable moments on and off the field.

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  15. 1977 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... 14-4, Torrez went 14-12, and Guidry finished 16-7. But the Yanks' season wasn't easy. New York won the American League East with 100 victories, but had to weather serious challenges from Baltimore and Boston, which both finished 2-1/2 games behind. ...

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  16. 1975 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... Claudell Washington hit .308 with 40 stolen bases. Baltimore -- the unanimous preseason pick in the American League East -- won 90 games, but Boston surprised everyone by finishing 4A1 2 games in front of the Orioles. Rookies Fred Lynn (.331 ...

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  17. 1974 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... 29 home runs, 93 RBI) supplied the pop. The most compelling pennant race of the season came in the American League East. Baltimore rallied to win 27 of 33 to edge the Yankees by 2 games. However, the Orioles were no match for the A's in the American ...

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  18. 1972 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... losing the East Division by 1/2 game. Those missing games came back to haunt the teams vying for the American League East title, as Detroit's 86-70 mark bested Boston's 85-70 record by virtue of having played -- and won -- one extra game. In ...

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  19. #TBT Mickey Tettleton: Half of Detroit Tigers "bash brothers"Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Motor City Bengals

    The Detroit Tigers entered the 1990's after losing a then-franchise record 103 games in 1989. The Tigers were actually the best team in baseball in terms of overall wins and losses from 1980 to 1988, winning two divisional titles, a pennant and World Series along the way.

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  20. Braves OF Markakis undergoes surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Markakis, who signed a four-year contract for a reported $44 million on Dec. 5, is expected to resume training in eight weeks and should be ready for spring training. The 31-year-old won his second Gold Glove award in 2014 and batted .276 with 14 home runs and 50 RBI over 155 games for the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles.

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