And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights HardballTalk (Craig Calcaterra) — For the last time this year we see the long shadows of afternoon baseball and, with that, we say goodbye to another regular season.
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Which managers on the hot seat are going to get the boot? Big League Stew (Chris Cwik) — The Major League Baseball regular season has come to an end. For teams that didn’t make the playoffs, fans are usually left wondering one thing: Will your manager survive? Not all firings take place the Monday immediately after the season ends, but that’s the first opportunity for teams that were “evaluating” situations to make a move. With that in mind, we’ll take you through the managers on...
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2015 M.L.B. Season in Review

NY Times: Bats (Compiled by ELENA GUSTINES) — Here are some of the markers of baseball’s long journey from early April to Sunday, from the year’s seven no-hitters (by six pitchers) to the 11 triples compiled by a 260-pound designated hitter.
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Joe Girardi is not a fan of Game 162 scheduling HardballTalk (Bill Baer) — Joe Girardi doesn't like the 3:05/3:10 PM EDT start times on the final day of the season because of shadows.
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Ichiro Takes Mound for Marlins, Phillies Win

NY Times: Bats (REUTERS) — Ichiro Suzuki got a chance to experience life atop the mound on Sunday when the Miami Marlins let the veteran outfielder pitch
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Innocence Is a Virtue for Young Astros

NY Times: Bats (KAREN CROUSE) — The Astros are too young to be well acquainted with failure, and their advancing to play a meaningful game in October against the Yankees is a testament to the ignorance of youth.
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Video: Ichiro Suzuki pitches an inning for the Marlins HardballTalk (Bill Baer) — Ichiro Suzuki impressed in an inning of work on the mound in Sunday's season finale against the Phillies.
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Following Clayton Kershaw to 300 Strikeouts

NY Times: Bats (JILL PAINTER LOPEZ) — By striking out seven Padres in just three and two-thirds innings, Kershaw finished the season with a 16-7 record and a strikeout total of 301, a nice exclamation point for a pitcher who has already won three Cy Young Awards and a most valuable player trophy.
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Miguel Cabrera, Dee Gordon win AL and NL batting titles, respectively HardballTalk (Bill Baer) — Miguel Cabrera had Sunday off while Dee Gordon went 3-for-4 in earning their respective league's batting title.
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Dream comes true for Ichiro Suzuki when he pitches one inning in finale Big League Stew (Kyle Ringo) — Dee Gordon winning the National League batting title wasn't the only notable news from the Marlins on the final day of the regular season. Veteran outfielder Ichiro Suzuki finally was able to fulfill his dream of pitching in a major league game when Miami manager Dan Jennings put him on the mound in the bottom of the eighth inning of Philadelphia's 7-2 win. [ Play a Daily Fantasy contest...
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Report: Angels to announce Billy Eppler as new GM on Monday HardballTalk (Bill Baer) — Billy Eppler will take over as the new GM of the Angels on Monday, according to a report.
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Padres announce Pat Murphy won’t return as manager in 2016 HardballTalk (Bill Baer) — Pat Murphy won't be managing the Padres in 2016.
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Hamels Pitches Rangers to AL West Title

NY Times: Bats (REUTERS) — The Texas Rangers put their personal victory cigar on the mound in the biggest game of the season Sunday at Globe Life Park.
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Mets 1, Nationals 0: Mets Reach 90 Wins and Turn Toward the Postseason

NY Times: Bats (TIM ROHAN) — Since they clinched their division eight days ago, the Mets played in a lackluster fashion and were caught in an awkward spot, trying to rest their veterans and clinch home-field advantage simultaneously.
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Orioles 9, Yankees 4: Yankees Sputter to Home-Field Advantage for Wild Card Game

NY Times: Bats (BILLY WITZ) — The Yankees lost their regular-season finale to the Orioles, and have won just 10 of their last 26 games, but thanks to a Houston loss, they will start the postseason in the Bronx.
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