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Braves walk off on Simmons' double in 10th

Braves walk off on Simmons' double in 10th

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jun 4, 2013
Andrelton Simmons hit a game-ending double off Mark Melancon in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
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  • Reds, Giants setting the pace in NL All-Star voting

    Reds, Giants setting the pace in NL All-Star voting

    MLB.com Jun 4, 2013
    The Reds and Giants each have two players currently pacing their respective positions, while the NL East-rival Braves and Nationals have some of their outfield star power at the top of that race in All-Star voting.
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  • Wedge Issue: Why plate discipline has now gone too far

    Wedge Issue: Why plate discipline has now gone too far

    CNNSI.com Jun 4, 2013
    Seattle manager Eric Wedge was ripped for criticizing sabermetrics, but he actually has a good point, writes Tom Verducci: Plate discipline is important but it has gone too far.
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  • Braves' power show lifts Medlen past Pirates

    Braves' power show lifts Medlen past Pirates

    MLB.com Jun 4, 2013
    Right-hander Kris Medlen fired seven strong innings, while Brian McCann, Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman all belted two-run homers in the Braves' 7-2 win over the Pirates on Monday night at Turner Field.
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  • Video - Braves Walk Off Against Pirates 00:32

    Braves Walk Off Against Pirates

    Jun 4
    Andrelton Simmons doubled in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Braves past the Pirates.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Simmons Gets Drafted 03:03

    SweetSpot TV: Simmons Gets Drafted

    Jun 4
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down Eric's No. 28 pick in the MLB Franchise Player Draft, Andrelton Simmons.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Late Deacon Jones would have dominated any era; mail

    Jun 4
    You can't say many players from the '40s, '50s and '60s would have dominated today. Be competitive, sure. But dominated? Not many. Deacon Jones, though -- there was a guy who would have been one of the greats whenever he played.
  • Brian Shaw serious target for Brooklyn Nets job -- sources

    Jun 4
    Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw is a serious target for the Brooklyn Nets, NBA coaching sources tell ESPN.com's Marc Stein and ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard.