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Ryan Zimmerman Stays Hot as Nationals Rout Braves 15-1

Ryan Zimmerman Stays Hot as Nationals Rout Braves 15-1

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 8 hours ago
With a series loss in St. Louis behind them and a showdown with the New York Mets beginning on Monday, the Washington Nationals enjoyed a breather Thursday night.
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  • No bullpen controversy here: The Nats win a 15-1 romp over Brav…

    No bullpen controversy here: The Nats win a 15-1 romp over Braves

    yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Nobody's going to criticize the way Washington N…
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  • Bryce Harper's bizarre night: four runs, zero swings and a litt…

    Bryce Harper's bizarre night: four runs, zero swings and a little bit of history

    yahoo.com 5 hours ago
    Have a night, Bryce Harper — have a very bizarre and a very effective night. The Washington Nationals pounded the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, winning 15-1. Harper scored four of those runs but didn't really do any pounding. Unless you count pounding the…
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  • Falcons' Reed has surgery, could miss 6 weeks

    Falcons' Reed has surgery, could miss 6 weeks

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    Falcons' Reed has surgery, could miss 6 weeks
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  • Renfree Sharp as Falcons Hold Off Ravens' Comeback, 20-19

    Renfree Sharp as Falcons Hold Off Ravens' Comeback, 20-19

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    The Atlanta Falcons may have found their starting running back and backup quarterback.
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  • Rookie Tevin Coleman gives Falcons glimpse of a running game

    Rookie Tevin Coleman gives Falcons glimpse of a running game

    Rookie Tevin Coleman gives Falcons glimpse of a running game
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  • Falcons owner says it might be time to look at commissioner’s p…

    Falcons owner says it might be time to look at commissioner’s power

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    In the wake of today’s Tom Brady ruling, many of the questions that remain surround how the NFL moves forward, and with whom at the helm of its discipline. And at least one owner seems willing to consider that the best person for that job might not be c…
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  • LEADING OFF: Latos Tries Again for Dodgers, Braves Skidding

    LEADING OFF: Latos Tries Again for Dodgers, Braves Skidding

    nytimes.com Sep 3 (yesterday)
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • 'Pen session, but no start, for Stras Friday

    'Pen session, but no start, for Stras Friday

    MLB.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Stephen Strasburg will throw a bullpen session on Friday, but he will not make his scheduled start against the Braves that night, according to Matt Williams.
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  • Ozuna, Prado Help Marlins Top Braves 7-3 in 3-Game Sweep

    Ozuna, Prado Help Marlins Top Braves 7-3 in 3-Game Sweep

    nytimes.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Marcell Ozuna hit a two-run homer, Martin Prado and Jeff Mathis each had two RBIs and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling Atlanta Braves 7-3 to finish a three-game sweep on Wednesday.
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  • Devin Hester, Justin Durant ruled out of Falcons' preseaso…

    Devin Hester, Justin Durant ruled out of Falcons' preseason finale

    ESPN.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Devin Hester, Justin Durant ruled out of Falcons' preseason finale
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  • Dodgers double their fortunes in eighth inning

    Dodgers double their fortunes in eighth inning

    MLB.com Sep 2 (2 days ago)
    The pitchers' duel between Zack Greinke and Madison Bumgarner came off as advertised, but the pivotal at-bat of the Dodgers' 2-1 win over the Giants on Tuesday night actually came down to a pair of players who were Atlanta Braves in July.
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  • Roundup: Marlins Prolong Misery for Braves

    Roundup: Marlins Prolong Misery for Braves

    nytimes.com Sep 2 (2 days ago)
    Atlanta lost for the 14th time in 15 games as Miami’s Justin Nicolino held the Braves scoreless for seven innings and Justin Bour hit a three-run homer.
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  • Strasburg plays catch, with next start up in air

    Strasburg plays catch, with next start up in air

    MLB.com Sep 1 (2 days ago)
    Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg (back tightness) played catch at Busch Stadium on Tuesday afternoon without feeling any pain. But that does not necessarily mean he will make his next start, which is scheduled for Friday against the Braves at Na…
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  • Banuelos activated; Braves promote Olivera

    Banuelos activated; Braves promote Olivera

    MLB.com Sep 1 (2 days ago)
    The Braves did not wait long to throw their September roster additions into the fire. Third baseman Hector Olivera, left-handed pitcher Manny Banuelos and shortstop Daniel Castro were all in the starting lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Marli…
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  • Peter Konz (knee) injury settlement gets Falcons to 75-man limi…

    Peter Konz (knee) injury settlement gets Falcons to 75-man limit

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Sep 1 (3 days ago)
    Peter Konz (knee) injury settlement gets Falcons to 75-man limit
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  • Falcons Brooks Reed (groin) could face surgery; Jake Matthews (…

    Falcons Brooks Reed (groin) could face surgery; Jake Matthews (back) still sidelined

    ESPN.com Sep 1 (3 days ago)
    Falcons Brooks Reed (groin) could face surgery; Jake Matthews (back) still sidelined
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  • Hawks to retire Mutombo's No. 55 next season

    Hawks to retire Mutombo's No. 55 next season

    nba.com Sep 1 (3 days ago)
    The Atlanta Hawks will retire Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 next season, about two months after he is enshrined into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
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  • Royals Acquire Gomes From Braves

    Royals Acquire Gomes From Braves

    nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 1 (3 days ago)
    The American League-leading Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder Jonny Gomes in a trade with the Atlanta Braves on Monday.
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  • Miller's Hard-Luck Streak Reaches 19 Starts Without a Win

    Miller's Hard-Luck Streak Reaches 19 Starts Without a Win

    nytimes.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says he's never seen anything like Shelby Miller's tough run of luck as a starting pitcher.
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  • Braves want to test Garcia's versatility

    Braves want to test Garcia's versatility

    MLB.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    Adonis Garcia has provided the Braves some offensive consistency while spending the past month serving as their primary third baseman. But he will see his playing time diminished when fellow 30-year-old Cuban third baseman Hector Olivera makes his much-…
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  • Investigators Probe Baseball Fan's Death From Fall at Atlanta G…

    Investigators Probe Baseball Fan's Death From Fall at Atlanta Game

    nytimes.com Aug 31 (4 days ago)
    A 60-year-old man who plummeted to his death from the upper deck of the Atlanta Braves' baseball stadium on Saturday died of blunt force trauma, a medical investigator said Monday, but the cause of his fall has not been determined.
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  • Falcons shrink roster to 76 players

    Falcons shrink roster to 76 players

    profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (4 days ago)
    The Falcons clipped the wings of 13 players and placed tackle Lamar Holmes on the regular season PUP list to get their roster to 76 players ahead of Tuesday’s deadline for the first round of cuts this summer. Holmes broke his foot this offseason and wil…
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  • Yankees explode for 20 runs in win over Braves

    Yankees explode for 20 runs in win over Braves

    yahoo.com Aug 31 (4 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. The New York Yankees offense hasn't been as stro…
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  • Video - Falcons hope Freeman will be back for opener 01:08

    Falcons hope Freeman will be back for opener

    Sep 2
    The NFL Insiders crew discusses Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman's injury situation and the role they envision for him in the Falcons' offense.
  • Video - E:60 - Deconstructing DeAngelo Hall 14:41

    E:60 - Deconstructing DeAngelo Hall

    Sep 1
    When DeAngelo Hall burst onto the scene as a rookie in 2004, he quickly made a name for himself -- "MeAngelo" -- but off the field, he has endured a life of heartbreak and tragedy. E:60's Lisa Salters explores the controversial and charismatic corner
  • Video - Falcons couldn't be more pleased with Julio Jones 01:03

    Falcons couldn't be more pleased with Julio Jones

    Aug 31
    ESPN's Jim Trotter breaks down WR Julio Jones' five-year extension with the Atlanta Falcons and what it means for WR AJ Green moving forward.
  • Video - Tannehill solid in Dolphins' win 00:50

    Tannehill solid in Dolphins' win

    Aug 29
    Ryan Tannehill completes 15 of 19 passes for 145 yards and a touchdown in the Dolphins' 13-9 win over the Falcons.

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