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1. That Seventh Inning. Blue Jays Musings wrote that “you will remember where you were when the game happened.” An unforgettable 53-minute seventh inning — recapped very nicely by The Armchair All-Americans — propelled the Blue Jays to the ALCS. Jose Bautista’s bat flip has people talking, and Thayer’s Thoughts approved of the move. As Cozy Comfy Home discusses Blue Jays Fever spreading across Canada, The Pete Sports Beat asks if the interruption caused by fans at Rogers Centre played a role in the outcome. Despite the tough loss, Newberg Report remains proud of the Rangers and thoroughly enjoyed the 2015 season, while dfwsportsreport is looking forward to bright future in Texas.

2. Royals back to the ALCS. The defending American League champions will play to defend their title after the Royals rode Johnny Cueto to a win in Game 5 of the ALDS against the Astros. Drinking the Royals Blue Aid says Cueto picked a fine time to throw his best game in a Royals uniform. Even after enduring the heartbreak of Game 4 and the disappointment in the series decider, CHIPALATTA writes that it has been a fantastic ride for the Astros this season. The ALCS matchup now provides The Distinguished Grizzly with the AL rivalry he wants to see.

3. Pitching showdown in Game 5 in LA. If you love pitching, the decisive NLDS game between the Mets and Dodgers has a pitching matchup you’re going to love. Dodger Insider writes that their starter, Zack Greinke, has complex thoughts, but a simple approach. On the other side, Just Mets is excited to see young Jacob deGrom get his moment when he takes the mound for the visitors. Cait and Cleats talks herself through a gameday panic attack with the help of some animated GIFs, and cat loves the dodgers says that the unbelievable has happened.

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APTOPIX All-Star Game Baseball

1. The Midsummer Classic. The American League grabbed bragging rights with a 6-3 win in the 2015 All-Star Game in Cincinnati. The game’s MVP, Mike Trout, continued to amaze CassidySportsMyTake, while Drinking the Royals Blue Aid was glad to see the Royals’ All-Stars perform well after all the attention they attracted during the fan voting. Jacob deGrom opened some eyes with a dominant performance, much to the delight of Metsin’ Around, and Jerry’s World looked at the remarkable capper on a memorable week for Brian Dozier, who homered in his first All-Star Game at-bat. MiLB.com’s PROSPECTive Blog revisited some All-Stars’ Minor League days with excellent photos from yesteryear. (more…)