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Five early MLB exaggerations

New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Shane Keyser/Kansas City Star/TNS)

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

April 11, 2016

In April, hyperbole and overreaction in the baseball season are as common as a rain shower. But, a week in, I feel confident enough in asserting these five takes as absolutely, 100 percent correct. One week’s worth of games is more than a sufficient sample. There is no way any of them will ever pro...

Finding a team: Reasons to root for the remaining playoff rosters

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. (Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)

By Chris Puzia / Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2015

It will probably be difficult for any Pirates fan to stay invested in the MLB playoffs now that the Buccos lost the Wild Card game for the second straight year — but before you change the channel on current games, note some similarities these teams have with Pittsburgh. Each of the four teams left in their...

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