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2hDavid Schoenfield

Jose Fernandez was the most exciting pitcher in baseball

With a rare charisma and fiery enthusiasm, Jose Fernandez had pitching talent matched by only a short list of baseball legends.

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Fernandez's death felt throughout baseball (2:02)
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3hSarah Langs

The flawed AL wild-card race

The Blue Jays look comfortable in their wild-card spot, but the other AL wild-card contenders have issues. Here's a look at what those problems are.

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Vin Scully shares his most embarrassing story to Le Batard (2:01)
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Vote: Cubs Confidence Meter

It's the final week of the regular season and Cubs confidence is high. Is October glory ahead, or is another heartbreak inevitable? Vote now!

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Amazing night for David Ross (2:06)
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Vin Scully calls Gibson's heroic home run (0:33)
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3hEno Sarris

Spin rates: How they're useful and the numbers that matter

The term spin rate, which measures the revolutions per minute on a particular pitch, is becoming part of the baseball vernacular, but it's important to know what numbers matter and which don't.

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Fake tag on Harper ignites tempers of Nats and Pirates (1:04)
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1dJorge Morejón

Miami está de luto por la muerte de su ídolo

A juicio de Jorge Morejón, la muerte de José Fernández duele y mucho. En primer lugar, porque se trataba de un joven saludable y feliz, carismático como pocos, sonriente y afable, pero al mismo tiempo un fiero competidor.

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Perez gets emotional remembering Fernandez (2:20)
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11hWallace Matthews

For Yankees, end of season can't come soon enough

After playing themselves into postseason contention earlier this month, the Yankees can't buy a win, with Sunday's walk-off loss the latest example.

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Myers smacks go-ahead RBI single (0:29)
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Dodgers happy to send Scully off with a win (1:01)

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Ross powers Cubs past Cardinals

In his final regular-season home game, C David Ross smacks a solo home run to help the Cubs win 3-1 over the Cardinals.

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Myers smacks go-ahead RBI single

Wil Myers hits a single to right field, bringing in the go-ahead run as the Padres take a 4-3 lead over the Giants.

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Cubs: 99 wins is their most since winning 100 in 1935; 57 home wins, their most in a season at Wrigley Field

Ortiz gets emotional during tribute for Jose Fernandez

Before the Red Sox-Rays game, David Ortiz gets a little choked up while observing a moment of silence held for the death of Marlins P Jose Fernandez.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch David Ross react to the ovations and curtain calls in his last reg season home game.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch David Ross discuss his home run and standing ovations from fans in his final regular season home game of his career.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jon Lester discuss the night David Ross had at Wrigley Field on Sunday. He homered while Joe Maddon pulled him mid-inning to let the fans give him his moment.

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