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Braves' division bid ends, settle for NL's top wild card

Braves' division bid ends, settle for NL's top wild card

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
Braves' division bid ends, settle for NL's top wild card
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  • White Sox exceed expectations, but falter in end

    White Sox exceed expectations, but falter in end

    MLB.com Oct 1, 2012
    Maybe this wasn't quite as catastrophic a collapse as what happened to the Red Sox and Braves a year ago. But it was certainly an alarming fall from grace, given that the White Sox had spent 117 days on top of the American League Central this season.
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  • Victory In Loss: The Nationals clinched the NL East despite los…

    Victory In Loss: The Nationals clinched the NL East despite losing…

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    The Nationals clinched the NL East despite losing Monday. Washington fell 2-0 to the Phillies, but secured the division after the Braves were eliminated after falling 2-1 to the Pirates.
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  • Uggla out of lineup due to swollen hand

    Uggla out of lineup due to swollen hand

    MLB.com Oct 1, 2012
    Dan Uggla's hand swelled a little more before Monday's game against the Pirates, so the Braves took the precautionary route by scratching him from the lineup.
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  • Braves fan: ‘I skipped chemo to see Chipper’ Jones

    Braves fan: ‘I skipped chemo to see Chipper’ Jones

    yahoo.com Oct 1, 2012
    It's difficult to imagine a message capable of being heartwarming, inspirational and devastating all at once. But the sign carried by the fan in the photo at the Atlanta Braves game Sunday covers that emotional ground and more. And it said: I skipped ch…
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  • The Playoff Picture: Rating the National League Rotations

    The Playoff Picture: Rating the National League Rotations

    nytimes.com Oct 1, 2012
    A look at the top-three starting pitchers of the National League teams currently in line for the six playoff spots.
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  • A guide to the AL playoff possibilities

    A guide to the AL playoff possibilities

    yahoo.com Oct 1, 2012
    Heading into the season's last three games, the National League is relatively a drama-free zone. The Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants have already clinched their divisions and the Atlanta Braves are a longshot to force a NL East tiebreaker with …
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  • Video - Nationals clinch NL East 00:34

    Nationals clinch NL East

    Oct 1
    PHI@WSH: Nationals clinch NL East with Braves loss
  • Video - Pirates Sneak Past Braves 00:32

    Pirates Sneak Past Braves

    Oct 1
    Braves' loss clinches NL East title for Nationals.

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