Snap Throw: Pinching off a rally

Snap Throw is a recurring feature on BtB taking a deeper look at the pivotal moments in games. Have an idea for a snap throw? Tweet us @Bronx2Bushville #SnapThrow and a link to a video.

The Milwaukee Brewers have fought their way back into postseason contention through shrewd moves to reinforce a once-shaky bullpen and rediscovering the art of not swinging at everything in sight.

The team has matured, and manager Craig Counsell has matured in turn. No one denies that this club is clearly ahead of schedule. Playing relevant, winning September baseball is no mere novelty.

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Will New York Yankees, Dellin Betances Union Last Beyond 2017?

Dellin Betances has been a star reliever for the New York Yankees but he may not spend his entire career with the organization.

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Josh Bell keeping Pittsburgh Pirates interesting, rewriting record book

Josh Bell‘s emergence isn’t just a great rookie campaign. He may singlehandedly keep the Pirates’ window of contention open.

It hasn’t been a great season in Pittsburgh. Entering play Tuesday night, the Pirates are 66-72, virtually out of postseason contention and mired in everything from off-field issues (Jung Ho Kang) to PED issues (Starling Marte) to a particularly nasty spate of injuries throughout the season, to a team that was already considered by some to be approaching the downside, close to having to blow components of the big league club up and begin rebuilding.

Enter Josh Bell.

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New York Yankees: Sonny Gray Already Proving to be a Positive Investment

From the time the New York Yankees expressed interest in Sonny Gray up until they surrendered three prospects for the Oakland Athletics top hurler, the potential union between both sides was never seen as a slam dunk.

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Could the Yankees’ inability to draft in the first round be changing?

Currently sitting at 70-62 and firmly entrenched in the postseason race, the New York Yankees’ season can only be considered a success. While the strong play of youngsters Gary Sanchez and Luis Severino have helped tremendously, the story of this season has been slugger Aaron Judge.

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Snap Throw: What does a contending team owe a struggling starter?

Snap Throw is a recurring feature on BtB taking a deeper look at the pivotal moments in games. Have an idea for a snap throw? Tweet us @Bronx2Bushville #SnapThrow and a link to a video.

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The Season in a Series: Los Angeles Dodgers-Milwaukee Brewers Series Preview

We’re not being melodramatic, either. This weekend will define the 2017 Milwaukee Brewers.

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Aroldis Chapman and the Biggest Issue with his Record-Setting Contract

When the New York Yankees signed Aroldis Chapman to a five-year, $86 million contract this offseason, many viewed it as a win-win.

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