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ATLANTA, GA - MAY 6: Ronald Acuña Jr. #13 of the Atlanta Braves celebrates after winning the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Truist Park on May 6, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Matthew Grimes Jr./Atlanta Braves/Getty Images)

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Apr 7, 2023; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Twins left fielder Trevor Larnach (9) strikes out against Houston Astros starting pitcher Jose Urquidy (not pictured) in the first inning at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Blewett-USA TODAY Sports

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ARLINGTON, TEXAS - APRIL 29: Jake Bauers #61 of the New York Yankees walks off the field after slamming on to the outfield wall while fielding a fly ball against the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the first inning at Globe Life Field on April 29, 2023 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 22: Ronald Acuña Jr. #13 of the Atlanta Braves takes the field before the game against the Houston Astros at Truist Park on April 22, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Matthew Grimes Jr./Atlanta Braves/Getty Images)

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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28: Pitcher Jose Cisnero #67 of the Detroit Tigers is pulled during sixth inning of a game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 28, 2022, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 12: Bryce Johnson #58 of the San Francisco Giants leaps for the ball at the wall and watches it hit going for a triple off the bat of J.D. Martinez #28 of the Los Angeles Dodgers tin the top of the fourth inning at Oracle Park on April 12, 2023 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - APRIL 09: Willy Adames #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrates a home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fifth inning at American Family Field on April 09, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

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BRONX, NEW YORK - MARCH 30: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Anthony Volpe #11 of the New York Yankees prepares to bat in the third inning against the sson Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 30, 2023 in Bronx, New York. The Yankees defeated the Giants 5-0. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 03: Cristian Pache #20 of the Oakland Athletics grounds an out in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Angels at RingCentral Coliseum on October 3, 2022 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brandon Vallance/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 23: Ryan Pressly #55 of the Houston Astros celebrates the out of Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees to win game four and the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 23, 2022 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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Sep 30, 2022; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara (22) delivers a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers in the seventh inning at American Family Field. Mandatory Credit: Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports

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ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 11: Max Fried #54 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies during the third inning in game one of the National League Division Series at Truist Park on October 11, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves/Getty Images)

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ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 30: Max Fried #54 of the Atlanta Braves walks on to the field prior to the game against the New York Mets at Truist Park on September 30, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Liles/Atlanta Braves/Getty Images)

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Marcell Ozuna, Atlanta Braves. (Photo by Bryan Cereijo/Getty Images)

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Aroldis Chapman, New York Yankees. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 26: Brendan Rodgers #7 of the Colorado Rockies appeals to the first base umpire after being called out on a checked swing in the sixth inning off a game against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on September 26, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

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MIAMI, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 13: Sandy Alcantara #22 of the Miami Marlins delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at loanDepot park on September 13, 2022 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Megan Briggs/Getty Images)

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KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 1: NFL quarterback Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs talks with Kansas City Royals owner John Sherman during a game between the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals on Opening Day at Kauffman Stadium on April 1, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

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Shohei Ohtani #17 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at bat during the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on June 22, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Kane/Getty Images)

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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - OCTOBER 21: Juan Soto #22 of the San Diego Padres reacts after hitting a single during the eighth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in game three of the National League Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 21, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

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SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 06: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants strikes out in the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals during a Major League Baseball game on August 6, 2007 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. With his 756th career home run, Barry Bonds surpasses Hank Aaron to become Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

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Aroldis Chapman, New York Yankees. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Adalberto Mondesi #27 of the Kansas City Royals poses during Photo Day at Surprise Stadium on March 20, 2022 in Surprise, Arizona. (Photo by Kelsey Grant/Getty Images)

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