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  • n. Plural form of homestand.


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  • But according to Selig and his top aide, Bob DuPuy, Las Vegas is a serious contender to be the new home for the vagabond Expos, who completed the first of three "homestands" in Puerto Rico on Thursday. - Las Vegas making serious play for Expos

  • Once the school year ended, his family traveled to New York where they could be together during homestands, but the distance from his loved ones now has trumped whatever desire he had to climb higher in the Yankees record book.


  • Embarrassed by rows of empty high-profile seats during the first few homestands, the Yankees slashed prices in half in April on their $2,500 a game seats, reduced their $1,000 seats to $650 and gave away loads of complimentary tickets to season ticket buyers.

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  • Getty Images The Mets have gone 0-10 in the opening game of homestands this season and are 25-32 overall at Citi Field.

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  • And in the most obscure sign of the Mets' struggles, a loss Friday night to the Milwaukee Brewers would drop the Mets to 0-10 this season in the first games of homestands.

    Home Is Where the Mets' Heartbreak Is

  • Washington has six homestands of at least three games on the schedule, the longest being a four-game stretch at Verizon Center from Dec. 4-11.

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  • The independent minor league team said Saturday that Canseco will serve as bench coach and designated hitter during two Broncos 'homestands starting Monday.

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  • After traveling for their last 11 games, including a pair of one-game homestands, the Canucks close out the season with three more at home, including a rematch with the Flames on Saturday, the last game of the regular season for both teams.

  • FLUSHING, New York (Ticker) -- With their minds likely thinking of home, the Florida Marlins assured the New York Mets of one of the worst homestands in franchise history.

  • For all the incredible stats associated with Green's streak, the most amazing thing is it came right after he suffered through one of the worst homestands of his career. - National League West


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