OAKLAND, CA – APRIL 22: Ariel Miranda #37 of the Seattle Mariners is relieved by manager Scott Servais #9 during the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum on April 22, 2017 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-3. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 16: Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with Joc Pederson #31 after hitting a solo home run in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs during game two of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on October 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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