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LA City Council Says Dodgers Should be Awarded Series Titles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Los Angeles fans reeling from news that two of the Dodgers’ recent World Series opponents were linked to a cheating scandal that tipped off batters to what pitch was about to be thrown, the City Council voted Tuesday to ask Major League Baseball to strip the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox of their World Series titles.

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AP Column: Astros Get the Punishment, Dodgers Pay the Price

AJ Hinch won’t be managing in the big leagues any time soon, if at all. Alex Cora will soon join him in the unemployment line, and it’s hard to believe anyone will ever give him another job that involves being a leader of men.

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WATCH: Madison Bumgarner Angrily Shouts at Max Muncy After Mammoth Home Run

It’s been quite a week for the unwritten rules of baseball. Earlier in the week, the benches cleared in a minor league game after a hitter laid down a bunt to break up a no-hitter. On Sunday, an umpire had to keep Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner from angrily confronting Dodgers 1st baseman Max Muncy after the latter crushed a huge home run shot to Covey Cove.

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Machado, Padres Agree to $300M, 10-Year Deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent.

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Back by the Beach, Dodgers Look to Get Hot in World Series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Palm trees! Shorts! Sunglasses! While the World Series isn’t quite a trip to the beach, the Boston Red Sox anticipate staying hot in balmy California, and the Los Angeles Dodgers hope a warm welcome will help them reverse a 2-0 deficit.

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Lefty Star Pitchers Kershaw and Sale Open World Series

Boston’s Chris Sale was hospitalized last week with a stomach ailment while Clayton Kershaw threw an inning last weekend, but both left-handed seven-time All-Stars will pitch in Tuesday’s World Series opener.

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Brewers Regain Series Lead with 4-0 Win over Dodgers

Los Angeles (AFP) – Milwaukee shortstop Orlando Arcia belted his third home run of this post-season Monday, a two-run shot that lifted the Brewers to a 4-0 victory over the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

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Dodgers Level Series with Brewers on Turner Homer

Justin Turner’s two-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday that knotted their Major League Baseball playoff series at one game each.

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