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Dodgers' Kershaw, Tigers' hitting woes, Rays' edge and other playoff notes

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws

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One Division Series is wrapped up and another will go to a deciding Game 5 on Wednesday. On Tuesday the Tigers and Rays try to prolong their postseason in a pair of exciting Game 4’s. Here are some statistical notes from the playoffs so far:

Rays have an edge

The Rays continue to try and extend their American League Division Series against the Red Sox, sending Jeremy Hellickson to the...

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David Price apologizes for Twitter rant; discusses David Ortiz situation

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price looks on

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Before Monday’s Game 3 of the ALDS, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price said he was sorry for Saturday night’s Twitter rant and also talked about his apology to Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Here’s the full transcript.

Price’s opening remarks:

“I’d like to start this by sending a deep apology to everyone that has been affected by my actions after the game against Boston. That’s...

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