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Padres score 10 on 20 hits to beat Braves

Padres score 10 on 20 hits to beat Braves

ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 3 hours ago
Rookie Tommy Medica had a career-high five hits, including two two-run home runs, and left-hander Eric Stults and three relievers combined on a four-hitter as the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 10-1 on Friday night.
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  • The Grand Slam: Clayton Kershaw is great again as Dodgers sweep…

    The Grand Slam: Clayton Kershaw is great again as Dodgers sweep Braves

    On a day that the Los Angeles Dodgers watched the MLB trade deadline pass without a single move, they reminded us of one simple but important fact — they have Clayton Kershaw. And Kershaw, as he's continuing to prove this season, is the best pitcher in …
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  • Braves strike deal less than hour before Deadline

    Braves strike deal less than hour before Deadline

    MLB.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Over the past couple of weeks, the Braves had separate discussions with the Cubs regarding utility man Emilio Bonifacio and left-handed reliever James Russell. But they hadn't discussed putting the two in the same deal until the final hour before the Tr…
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  • Braves strengthen bench by acquiring Bonifacio

    Braves strengthen bench by acquiring Bonifacio

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    The Braves attempted to strength both their bullpen and bench by acquiring utility man Emilio Bonifacio and left-hander James Russell from the Cubs just before Thursday afternoon's non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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  • Kemp's walk-off single in 10th keeps LA rolling

    Kemp's walk-off single in 10th keeps LA rolling

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)
    Matt Kemp homered in the second, scored a go-ahead run in the eighth and delivered a walk-off single in the 10th as the Dodgers edged the Braves, 3-2, on Wednesday night for their fifth win in a row.
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  • Back to keep Heyward out of Dodgers series

    Back to keep Heyward out of Dodgers series

    MLB.com Jul 30 (2 days ago)
    Jason Heyward arrived in Los Angeles hoping that lower back discomfort would not prevent him from missing more than Tuesday's series opener against the Dodgers. But it now looks like Heyward will not return to the Braves' lineup before Friday night's se…
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  • Roundup: Loney Helps Rays Defeat the Brewers

    Roundup: Loney Helps Rays Defeat the Brewers

    nytimes.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)
    Ervin Santana kept the Padres off balance with his slider, and Evan Gattis gave him the support he needed with a homer in the seventh as the Braves won their third in a row.
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  • Adorable Kid Hugs His Dad For Catching A Foul Ball

    Adorable Kid Hugs His Dad For Catching A Foul Ball

    deadspin.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)
    Here we have a brief moment from this afternoon's Padres-Braves game and, god damn, is it ever the cutest. Dad and son take in an afternoon ballgame when all of sudden, a foul ball comes their way. Triumphant dad displays the ball he has just snagged, h…
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  • Andrelton Simmons amazes with barehanded play

    Andrelton Simmons amazes with barehanded play

    yahoo.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)
    This is the kind of play that Ozzie Smith used to make frequently at shortstop, especially when he was with the San Diego Padres and played most of his games on a grass field at Jack Murphy Stadium. The reflexes required on Andrelton Simmons of the Atla…
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  • Minor finds form as bats come alive

    Minor finds form as bats come alive

    MLB.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)
    Backed by a six-run third inning, Mike Minor worked around eight hits and gave up only three runs -- two on solo homers -- as the Braves beat the Padres, 8-3, on Sunday evening at Turner Field.
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  • Quentin heading to DL; Gyorko coming off

    Quentin heading to DL; Gyorko coming off

    MLB.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)
    Jason Lane will be recalled to start for the Padres in place of Ian Kennedy in Sunday's series finale against the Braves, Brooks Conrad will be sent down, Carlos Quentin will be placed on the DL and Jedd Gyorko will come off the DL.
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  • Glavine and Maddux Lead Hall of Fame Day Dominated by Braves

    Glavine and Maddux Lead Hall of Fame Day Dominated by Braves

    nytimes.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)
    With Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox among the six living inductees, the Hall of Fame ceremony stood in lively contrast to last year’s sleepy proceedings.
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  • Braves Score 6 Runs in 3rd, Beat Padres 8-3

    Braves Score 6 Runs in 3rd, Beat Padres 8-3

    nytimes.com Jul 27 (5 days ago)
    Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday.
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  • Padres' Kennedy to miss start due to oblique

    Padres' Kennedy to miss start due to oblique

    ESPN.com Jul 27 (6 days ago)
    Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy will miss his scheduled start against the Braves on Monday due to a left oblique strain.
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  • Teheran Earns 10th Win as Braves Top Padres 5-3

    Teheran Earns 10th Win as Braves Top Padres 5-3

    nytimes.com Jul 26 (6 days ago)
    Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
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  • John Rocker In Cooperstown, Raffles Night Of Drinking With John…

    John Rocker In Cooperstown, Raffles Night Of Drinking With John Rocker

    deadspin.com Jul 26 (6 days ago)
    John Rocker, former Atlanta Braves pitcher and anthropomorphic T-Bone steak, is in Cooperstown this weekend and he's got himself a table set up where he's hawking wares like a white T-shirt with "Speak English" written in "you know, that …
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  • Video - Angels Topple O's In 13 02:15

    Angels Topple O's In 13

    Jul 31
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Albert Pujols' RBI single in the 13th lifted the Angels to a 1-0 win over the Orioles to avoid the sweep.
  • Video - Kershaw Pitches Dodgers Past Braves 01:41

    Kershaw Pitches Dodgers Past Braves

    Jul 31
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Clayton Kershaw pitched a complete game, striking out nine in the Dodgers' 2-1 win over the Braves.
  • Video - Web Gems 00:53

    Web Gems

    Jul 30
    Does Manny Machado's long throw to first from foul territory top Andrelton Simmons fielding the ball and stretching backwards to tag the base.
  • Video - Dodgers Walk Off With Win 01:05

    Dodgers Walk Off With Win

    Jul 30
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Matt Kemp's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Dodgers past the Braves 3-2.

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