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Ian York breaks down Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole using PITCHf/x and his unique graphics to demonstrate what makes the right a special talent.
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Stranger Things: Could Daniel Bard Come Back From Blass Disease?

Dave McCullough examines the possible comeback of former Red Sox reliever Daniel Bard, this time with the St. Louis Cardinals.

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