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Miggy, Norris get Tigers 1/2 GB of Wild Card

Miggy, Norris get Tigers 1/2 GB of Wild Card

MLB.com Updated 16 hours ago
The Tigers rode Miguel Cabrera's two home runs and Daniel Norris' power fastball to within a half-game of the Blue Jays for the American League's second Wild Card. A pair of Cabrera drives supported Norris' 6 2/3 innings, sending Detroit to a 6-2 win ov…
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  • Farewell to the Ted: Braves End 20-Year Run at Turner Field

    Farewell to the Ted: Braves End 20-Year Run at Turner Field

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    Turner Field has aged well. It's got all the expected amenities of a modern big league ballpark, from luxury boxes to a mammoth video board to the restaurant that hovers above right field to concession stands selling all manner of food and drink.
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  • Which Stadiums Were Used for Less Time Than Turner Field?

    Which Stadiums Were Used for Less Time Than Turner Field?

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    There are a handful of stadiums in Major League Baseball's modern era that were used for fewer seasons than Atlanta's Turner Field, which has been home of the Braves since 1997.
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  • Cabrera 2 HRs, Tigers Move Up in Playoff Race, Beat Braves

    Cabrera 2 HRs, Tigers Move Up in Playoff Race, Beat Braves

    nytimes.com 15 hours ago
    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus just wants to focus on his team, rather than worry about the other teams in the AL wild-card race.
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  • Thursday Night Football draws eight million

    Thursday Night Football draws eight million

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    There was no press release touting the record-low eight-million-person audience generated by Monday night’s Falcons-Saints game on ESPN, which did battle with the first presidential debate. Thursday night’s Dolphins-Bengals game drew a similar audience,…
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  • Julio Jones insists he’s not hurt, or unhappy with one-catch ga…

    Julio Jones insists he’s not hurt, or unhappy with one-catch game

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Julio Jones missed some practice time last week because of a calf injury, and then responded with an unusual one-catch night against the Saints. But the Falcons wide receiver insisted those two facts weren’t related. “I’m not injured or anything like th…
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  • Luke Kuechly gets chance to atone for rare slipup against Falco…

    Luke Kuechly gets chance to atone for rare slipup against Falcons

    ESPN.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Luke Kuechly gets chance to atone for rare slipup against Falcons
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  • 4-run 8th seals Braves' sweep of Phillies

    4-run 8th seals Braves' sweep of Phillies

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Dansby Swanson homered for the first time at Turner Field and Matt Kemp delivered a go-ahead, RBI double in the eighth inning, as the Braves extended their winning streak against the Phillies to seven games in Thursday night's 5-2 win.
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  • The last days of Turner Field, the stadium that could have been…

    The last days of Turner Field, the stadium that could have been great

    yahoo.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    The sun is setting on Turner Field. (AP) ATLANTA, Ga.–There’s a strange vibe at Turner Field these days that has nothing to do with the baseball-like product that the Braves are playing. The team’s touting a countdown of the final days at its perfectly …
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  • Inciarte solidifying role as leadoff hitter

    Inciarte solidifying role as leadoff hitter

    MLB.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Over the past three seasons, 19 players have batted leadoff for the Braves. And although eight have filled that spot this year, Ender Inciarte has cemented his status atop the order over the past two months.
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  • Deion Jones named September’s top defensive rookie

    Deion Jones named September’s top defensive rookie

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    Linebacker Deion Jones played his college ball at LSU before being drafted by the Falcons in the second round of this year’s draft and the New Orleans native made the most of his homecoming last Monday night. Jones picked off a Drew Brees pass and retur…
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  • Matt Ryan named NFC offensive player of the month

    Matt Ryan named NFC offensive player of the month

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    There are still questions about whether the Falcons have enough defense to contend in the NFC South. But their offense is back on track, thanks to quarterback Matt Ryan. Ryan was named NFC offensive player of the month for September, a strong bounce-bac…
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  • Tigers Tap Zimmermann to Start Friday Against Braves

    Tigers Tap Zimmermann to Start Friday Against Braves

    nytimes.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    Jordan Zimmermann is set to pitch Friday night for the playoff-chasing Detroit Tigers in what would be his first start in nearly three weeks.
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  • Football still out-draws debate, if only in New Orleans

    Football still out-draws debate, if only in New Orleans

    profootballtalk.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    While most of America seemed to be watching the debate instead of football Monday night, New Orleans clearly voted none of the above and watched their beloved Saints instead. Nationally, ratings for the Monday Night Football game between the Saints and …
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  • Giants get infielder Beckham from Braves

    Giants get infielder Beckham from Braves

    MLB.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    With third baseman Eduardo Nunez hobbled by a strained right hamstring, the Giants acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
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  • Video - Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream' 03:05

    Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream'

    Jul 24
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure speaks with former two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Roy "Jet Stream" Green about the advice he's given to Julio Jones to improve his game and what he's learned about Jones as a person.
  • Video - Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's misery 01:06

    Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's misery

    Jul 15
    As the Atlanta Falcons begin training camp, how Matt Ryan bounces back from last year's poor showing will be one of the storylines to monitor.
  • Video - OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPs 02:03

    OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPs

    Jul 13
    Louis Riddick counts down his top MVPs in the league who don't play at the quarterback position.
  • Video - Is Beckham better than Julio? 02:12

    Is Beckham better than Julio?

    Jul 8
    Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley debate whether Odell Beckham should have gripes only being ranked No. 10 and behind Julio Jones on the NFL Top 100 players list.