They Tweeted It … Max Scherzer records biggest save of his career

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So … that almost happened.

Max Scherzer tweeted the image above Wednesday night, proving that he’s capable of putting up a save, too. A second tweet showed some “dirty” purses in the trash — but there’s been no word on any offseason Disabled List stops for the Nationals ace … yet.

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Chicago Cubs auction Jake Arrieta no-hitter gamers to benefit charities

BryantOne of the biggest moments of the Chicago Cubs’ season will hopefully make a big impact for the team’s charities.

How?

A number of game-used items from Jake Arrieta‘s no-hitter on April 21 are currently on the auction block via MLB.com to benefit Cubs Charities.

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First Buzz: 2016 Leaf Memorabilia Treasury

2016-leaf-memorabilia-treasuryWhat: 2016 Leaf Memorabilia Treasury
2016-leaf-memorabilia-treasury-logoArrives: April 2016
Box basics: Five memorabilia pieces per box.

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf Trading Cards follows up its Memorabilia Vault release of last year at a lower price point while still packing the same type of surprises inside with autographed and notable items from the sports world and beyond.

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UFC helps serious memorabilia collectors get into the Octagon

miesha-tate-UFC-fightwornToppsUFC trading cards have helped usher MMA more into collectors’ minds as those who focused on the traditional sports saw the dollar signs attached to the autographs and Relics of notable names inside the Octagon.

But a visit to the UFC Store might do that even better as UFC sells fight-used memorabilia directly to the public on a first-come, first-served format.

The fight-used gloves above, for example? They were worn by Miesha Tate during the UFC on FOX Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 card where she downed Jessica Eye via unanimous decision. They’ll cost you $2,999.99 to add them to your stash.

Gloves, shorts, fight-sponsor banners, walkout shirts, walkout caps and other gear are all available.

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Ben Roethlisberger auction via SCP to benefit K-9 units & service dogs

2008 Jersey Cut Off Big BenFive lots in a sale via SCP Auctions that close on Saturday are unique in a few ways.

First, they are all items from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Second, for each of them a part of the proceeds will go to his foundation that supports K-9 units and service dogs of police and fire departments throughout the U.S.

What are the items? Well, they’re all game-used for starters.

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