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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants breaks his bat in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB Postseason

The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?

10/13/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.

10/11/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 01: Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants hits a four-run home run in the fourth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park on October 1, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Old Lady Wanders Into Giants Dugout During Gameplay [VIDEO]

It’s the second inning during the Giants and Pirates game last night you would think most of the action is taking place on the field.

97.1 The Ticket–10/02/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates doubles to center field to drive in a run in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 26, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates defeated the Reds 3-1.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants And Pirates Like It’s 1971 All Over Again?

The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.

10/01/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 14: Pitcher Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the second inning of an interleague game at Comerica Park on August 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Scherzer Ks 14, Tigers Beat Pirates 5-2

Max Scherzer struck out 14 batters in eight shutout innings, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–08/14/2014

Starling Marte #6 of the Pittsburgh Pirates makes a diving attempt on a ball hit by Nick Castellanos of the Detroit Tigers for a triple during the second inning of an interleague game at Comerica Park on August 13, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Rally Past Pirates 8-4

Nick Castellanos homered and tripled, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2014

Robbie Ray (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Volquez Leads Pirates Over Reeling Tigers 4-2

Robbie Ray (1-2) gave up four runs in five-plus innings while making a spot start for the weary Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–08/12/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 11:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during inter-league play at PNC Park on August 11, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Verlander Exits After One Inning, Tigers Drop Out Of First Place With 11-6 Loss To Pirates

The loss, coupled with Kansas City’s 3-2 win over Oakland, dropped the Tigers a half-game behind the now first-place Royals in the AL Central Division.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ed Zurga)

7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

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