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‘Hard Work’ Was the Key to Stieb’s Success With the Blue Jays
Last Word Staff - Aug 31, 2021

Toronto Blue Jays legend Dave Stieb says that perseverance was crucial to the success he enjoyed in Major League Baseball. In a recent interview with Betway, the seven-time All-Star pitcher discussed how he helped the Blue Jays climb to the top of the ladder.  After joining MLB in 1977, the Blue Jays understandably struggled to […]

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Machado, Snell Carry Padres Past Diamondbacks

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Diamondbacks Shoot Themselves in the Foot, Bow to Padres

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Angels prospects
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Jay Sheehy - Aug 29, 2021

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Drew Lutts - Aug 23, 2021

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Diamondbacks Phillies
Caleb Smith Ejected as Diamondbacks Top Phillies

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Rojas, VanMeter Pace Diamondbacks to Victory over Phillies

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Tatis Shines in Return as Padres Drub Diamondbacks

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