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George Springer Ties World Series Record For Home Runs In Leadoff Spot

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With yet another dinger in Tuesday night’s Game 6, it was the fourth that Houston Astros slugger George Springer’s hit in this year’s World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Springer’s now just the fourth player since 1993 to go deep at least four times in a Fall Classic.

So far in this year’s World Series, Springer’s hitting .375/.483/.958 with the four homers,  five RBIs, and six runs scored in the six games.

Victims of Springer’s longballs this World Series have been Brandon McCarthy (11th inning, Game 1, 2-run), Alex Wood (6th inning, Game 4), Brandon Morrow (7th inning, Game 5), and Rich Hill (3rd inning, Game 6).

Springer has a chance to set the new record for homers as a leadoff hitter in the Fall Classic tonight in Game 7, set to begin at 8 PM ET.

Tonight’s pitching matchup will be Lance McCullers Jr. for the Astros and Yu Darvish for the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

With Springer’s home run last night as the lone big fly for the Astros, it tied another record:

Nothing to do now but wait for Game 7 to begin!

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Red Sox Designate Eduardo Nunez For Assignment

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Eduardo Nunez

The Boston Red Sox have designated infielder Eduardo Nunez for assignment, according to a team announcement on Monday.

Boston also optioned right hander Hector Velazquez to Triple A Pawtucket.

In corresponding moves, the Red Sox have called up right hander Ryan Weber and first basemen/outfielder Sam Travis from Triple A.

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Royals Considered Likely to be Moving Billy Hamilton, Terrance Gore

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Billy Hamilton

As the trade deadline approaches, the Kansas City Royals may be ready to enter sale mode.

According to MLB.com’s Jeffrey Flanagan, the Royals may be moving both Billy Hamilton and Terrance Gore, who has already been designated for assignment.

Hamilton has been dropped to a backup role following the Royals call up of top prospect Bubba Starling, and hasn’t started a game since July 3rd.

Hamilton has posted a .217/.284/.271 slash line this season.

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Orioles’ Mychal Givens Drawing Trade Interest

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Mychal Givens

The Baltimore Orioles are again going to be sellers at the trade deadline and it appears that closer Mychal Givens is available, and drawing interest, according to MASNSports’ Rock Kubatko.

Per the report, the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies have expressed interest in the pitcher.

Givens has posted a 4.50 ERA this season for Baltimore.

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