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OCT 1986: BOSTON RED SOX BATTER BILL BUCKNER SWINGS AT A PITCH DURING THE RED SOX 4-3 LOSS TO THE NEW YORK METS IN GAME 5 OF THE WORLD SERIES AT SHEA STADIUM IN NEW YORK, (credit: Allsport/ALLSPORT)

Biggest Scapegoats In Sports History

We take a look at five of the biggest scapegoats in sports history.

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Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers points to the stands after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the MLB game against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on September 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Rockies 10-5, Finish Regular Season With 5 Straight Wins

Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer to finish with a major league-leading 116 RBIs, Matt Kemp added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 10-5 Sunday for their fifth straight victory heading into postseason play.

09/28/2014

Starting pitcher Cory Rasmus #46 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the third inning at Safeco Field on September 28, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Seattle’s Season Over Despite 4-1 Win Over Angels

The Seattle Mariners’ comeback attempt for a wild-card berth fell just short.

09/28/2014

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12 Best Tweets Celebrating Derek Jeter’s Legendary Final Hit At Yankee Stadium

While fans, non fans, kids and adult everywhere celebrated the legendary Yankees’ captain’s last hit at Yankee stadium, let’s take a look at the best reactions from friends of DJ, fellow athletes and other celebrates who took to Twitter to pay their RE2PECT to Number 2.

09/26/2014

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Top 5 MLB Mascot Races of 2014

Baseball players aren’t the only ones battling it out on the field.

09/25/2014

Third base coach Lorenzo Bundy #49 of the Los Angeles Dodgers congratulates Clayton Kershaw #22 after hitting an RBI triple in the fifth inning, as third baseman Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants looks on at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dodgers Clinch NL West Behind Kershaw, 9-1 Defeat Of Giants

The Dodgers clinched the National League West on Wednesday night, behind an eight inning, one run effort by Clayton Kershaw to defeat the San Francisco Giants 9-1.

09/24/2014

Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers tosses his bat as he watches his second solo home run of the game, in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on September 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Ride 3 Homers, 2 From Turner, In Testy 4-2 Win Over Giants

Justin Turner homered twice and Matt Kemp had a two-run shot in a testy first inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the second-place San Francisco Giants 4-2 to stretch their NL West lead to 4 1/2 games Tuesday night.

09/23/2014

Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jeff Samardzija Pitches A’s Past Angels, 8-4

Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics kept hold of the top AL wild-card spot by beating the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Monday night.

09/22/2014

Ryan Rua #16 of the Texas Rangers celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 21, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Rua’s 9th Inning Homer Lifts Rangers Over Angels, 2-1

Ryan Rua hit his first major league homer, connecting off Huston Street in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers beat the playoff-bound Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Sunday for their eighth win in nine games.

09/21/2014

Matt Kemp #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a run-scoring double in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kemp, Dodgers Beat Cubs 8-5

Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers used six pitchers to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Sunday.

09/21/2014

Erick Aybar #2, Tony Campana #22 and C.J. Cron #20 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrate Cron's three-run home run in the seventh inning, as Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Sucre #2 looks down at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 17, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Angels Take AL West Title After 5-0 Shutout Of Mariners

C.J. Wilson pitched seven dominant innings of one-hit ball, C.J. Cron hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels moved to the brink of the AL West title with a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.

09/17/2014

Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies hits a three run home run off of Carlos Frias #77 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to give the Rockies a 3-0 lead in the first inning at Coors Field on September 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Dodgers Routed By Rockies, 16-2, Drop Series

Justin Morneau tied a season high with six RBIs, including five as part of an eight-run first inning against spot starter Carlos Frias, and the Colorado Rockies routed the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 16-2 on Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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Dodgers Postseason Tickets Will Be Available To General Public Friday

Los Angeles Dodgers season ticket and premium holders will have the opportunity to purchase postseason tickets Wednesday, while the general public will have access Friday.

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Chris Taylor #1, Chris Denorfia #28, Robinson Cano #22 and James Jones #99 of the Seattle Mariners celebrate a 13-2 wn over the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 16, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Mariners Rout Angels, Gain Ground In Playoff Race

Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.

09/16/2014

Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers loses his helmet while striking out during the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 16, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Dodgers Out-Hit Rockies In 10-4 Loss

Corey Dickerson homered, tripled and drove in four runs, Tyler Matzek pitched into the sixth inning by getting out of several tight spots, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a seven-game skid with a 10-4 win over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

09/16/2014

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