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In this july 20, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter watches his team during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago. The Astros have fired manager Bo Porter in his second season with the club. General manager Jeff Luhnow says the decision wasn't based on Houston's record but because we need a new direction in our clubhouse. The Astros entered Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in fourth place in the AL West with a 59-79 record, second worst in the league.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
In this july 20, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter watches his team during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in...
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Chris Kirk tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels works in the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP...
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Los Angeles Dodgers Roberto Hernandez pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
Los Angeles Dodgers Roberto Hernandez pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP...
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Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington challenges a call with first base umpire Rob Drake during the second inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington challenges a call with first base umpire Rob Drake during the second inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws to first to after fielding a grounder from Los Angeles Dodgers Dee Gordon for the an out in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws to first to after fielding a grounder from Los Angeles Dodgers Dee Gordon for the an out in the first...
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Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar throws to first for the double play hit into by Texas Rangers' Leonys Martin after forcing Michael Choice (15) out second during the seventh inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar throws to first for the double play hit into by Texas Rangers' Leonys Martin after forcing Michael Choice (15) out...
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Air Force Falcon linebacker Jordan Pierce (51) sacks Army Black Knight quarterback Angel Santiago (3) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game between the Air Force Falcons and the Army Black Knights at Falcon Stadium in Air Force Academy, Colorado on Saturday, November 2, 2013.  The Falcons defeated the Black Knights 42-28.  The Falcons defeated the Black Knights 42-28. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)
Air Force Falcon linebacker Jordan Pierce (51) sacks Army Black Knight quarterback Angel Santiago (3) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game...
As a Sky Sox final home stand tradition, Sky Sox players and managers give fans the shirt off their back after the game. Manager Glenallen Hill signs his jersey while short stop Christhian Adames takes his off to sign before going into the clubhouse. For their final home stand the Sky Sox lost to the El Paso Chihuahuas 5-1 at Security Service Field on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
As a Sky Sox final home stand tradition, Sky Sox players and managers give fans the "shirt off their back" after the game. Manager Glenallen Hill signs his jersey...