Showing 4 July, 9pm: MLB Philadelphia Phillies v Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates could use a win here after losing six of their last eight games. The Pirates have allowed 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 12 games. The Pittsburgh Pirates have lost five straight games when allowing more than two runs. Offensively, Josh Harrison leads the Pirates with 82 hits and 27 RBI while Andrew McCutchen and Jordy Mercer have combined for 156 hits and 78 RBI. Jameson Taillon gets the ball, and he is 4-2 with a 2.97 ERA and 50 strikeouts this season. This will be Taillon’s second career game against the Phillies.
The Philadelphia Phillies look for another win after splitting their last 12 games. The Phillies have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs i five of their last six games. The Philadelphia Phillies have won six of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Odubel Herrera leads the Phillies with 77 hits and 28 RBI while Freddy Galvis and Aaron Altherr have combined for 145 hits and 74 RBI. Mark Leiter Jr. gets the ball, and he is 1-0 with a 4.20 ERA and 23 strikeouts this season. This will be Leiter’s second career game against the Pirates


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Showing Thursday 15 June, 7pm: MLB Chicago White Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Chicago White Sox end their MLB baseball series against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday.

The Baltimore Orioles have been in a major funk which has them trying to avoid the American League East basement. The Orioles had lost seven consecutive contests heading in to Wednesday and are looking like the in 2016 where the team looked like a challenger in the American League East before falling out of favor. The question is can the team regain their mojo or struggle going forward. As I see Baltimore I see a team with little speed and average across the board numbers at the plate which puts far too much faith in a below average pitching staff.  Chris Tillman draws the start in the final game of the series at the White Sox on Wednesday. Tillman comes off of a 16-3 loss at the Yankees with nine runs allowed on seven hits including three homers in 1.1 innings.


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Showing 7pm, 27 October: MLB, Chicago Cubs v Cleveland Indians

The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 to win a World Series game for the first time in 71 years and level the best-of-seven series at 1-1.

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta did not allow a hit in the first five innings in Cleveland to set up a comfortable win.

Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs to continue his dream return from injury.

The Cubs have not won the World Series since 1908 but will end that drought if they win three straight home games this weekend, starting on Friday.

Chicago’s famous Wrigley Field stadium has not hosted a World Series game since 1945, when legend has it that a curse was placed on the Cubs after a local tavern owner was asked to leave a game because the smell of his pet goat was upsetting other fans.

Source: BBC Sport

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