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Major League Wordplay (Clickable)
Can you pick the MLB team names which fit each description given?
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Each of the 22 MLB team names listed matches up with a wordplay-based clue. For example, "Add 2 letters to form another MLB team name" would be Reds (Reds + ox = Red Sox).
Homonym for a word meaning 'to lift up or elevate'
Only MLB team with 2 sets of 3 consecutive consonants
When spelled backwards, can be found on a flower
Contains a five-letter Asian country
Only MLB team name to form another MLB team name when last 2 letters are removed
Remove 1st & last letter to form a word dealing with rage (2 answers)
Remove 1st & last letter to form another word dealing with rage (2 answers)
Sounds like a description of Brando, Wayans, & Jackson
Surprisingly, only MLB team name which contains the fully joined word 'hit'
Remove 1st & last letter, and this is what a team hopes to do
Replace 1st letter with 'R' to spell the last name of a current NFL quarterback
Only MLB team name with more vowels than consonants
Swap 2 letters to spell the shortened version of a Florida NFL franchise
Contains the palindromic name of a female mammal
Remove the Rs and S to reveal a US state's name
When split in half, might be someone's description of Dr. McGraw's TV show
When read backwards, a poorly-spelled description of Buffy
Remove a consecutive double-vowel to form a word meaning 'pulls abruptly'
Remove 1st letter for a term meaning 'talks wildly'
Rhymes with a term for riders of race horses
Drop the 1st letter and flip word to form verb meaning 'arranges by type'
Add an 'e' somewhere to form part of the city's name in which this team plays
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