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Story ties Tulo's NL rookie SS homer record

Story ties Tulo's NL rookie SS homer record

MLB.com Updated Jul 23 (yesterday)
Rockies shortstop Trevor Story's two-run homer in the sixth inning against the Braves on Friday night was his 24th of the season, which tied the record set in 2007 by former Rockie Troy Tulowitzki for the most home runs by a rookie shortstop in National…
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  • Story's 2 Home Runs Leads Rockies Over Braves, 8-4

    Story's 2 Home Runs Leads Rockies Over Braves, 8-4

    nytimes.com 2 hours ago
    Trevor Story looked up to Troy Tulowitzki as he climbed through the Colorado Rockies' minor leagues. Now he's looking down at his mentor after another big night at the plate.
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  • Jae Crowder Says The Celtics Aren’t Worried About Any Team In T…

    Jae Crowder Says The Celtics Aren’t Worried About Any Team In The East But The Cavaliers

    dimemag.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Getty Image The Boston Celtics went 48-34 last season. They lost in the first round of the playoffs to the Atlanta Hawks after six hard-fought games, failing to advance past that point of the postseason for the second-consecutive year. Boston has much t…
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  • Gonzalez, Bettis Help Rockies to 7-3 Win Over Braves

    Gonzalez, Bettis Help Rockies to 7-3 Win Over Braves

    nytimes.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    Carlos Gonzalez can't ever remember hitting a ball any better or louder.
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  • Reds Beat Braves 6-3, Take Series Between NL's Worst Teams

    Reds Beat Braves 6-3, Take Series Between NL's Worst Teams

    nytimes.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    Anthony DeSclafani is giving the Reds what they've missed most of the season.
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  • Will five rookies crack starting lineup for Falcons at camp?

    Will five rookies crack starting lineup for Falcons at camp?

    ESPN.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    Will five rookies crack starting lineup for Falcons at camp?
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  • Game-Ender! Inciarte hits sac fly in 11th for win

    Game-Ender! Inciarte hits sac fly in 11th for win

    MLB.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    It was a night where both teams' bullpens had spells of not getting the job done. But the messy battle of relievers was ultimately claimed by the Braves with a 5-4 victory over the Reds in 11 innings, with Ender Inciarte's sacrifice fly being the differ…
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  • Braves Blow Lead in 9th, Rally for 5-4 Win Over Reds in 11th

    Braves Blow Lead in 9th, Rally for 5-4 Win Over Reds in 11th

    nytimes.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)
    Atlanta's bullpen blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning, but Ender Inciarte hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th that sent the Braves to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night and evened a series between the NL's worst teams.
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  • Falcons waive James Stone with injury settlement

    Falcons waive James Stone with injury settlement

    profootballtalk.com Jul 19 (4 days ago)
    The Falcons dropped a player from their roster on Tuesday, leaving them at 88 players heading into training camp. The team announced that they have waived center James Stone with an injury settlement. Stone tore his ACL last December and the timing of t…
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  • Marion Campbell, Coach of N.F.L.’s Eagles and Falcons, Dies at …

    Marion Campbell, Coach of N.F.L.’s Eagles and Falcons, Dies at 87

    nytimes.com profootballtalk.com Jul 19 (5 days ago)
    Before his coaching career, Campbell was a two-way player for the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers.
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  • Swanson, Newcomb among top prospect performers Monday

    Swanson, Newcomb among top prospect performers Monday

    MLB.com Jul 19 (5 days ago)
    The Braves' top two prospects, Dansby Swanson and Sean Newcomb, were among the top prospect performers in the Minors as they helped Double-A Mississippi to a 5-0 win on Monday night.
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  • Dwight Howard Believes His Longtime Back Issues Are A Concern O…

    Dwight Howard Believes His Longtime Back Issues Are A Concern Of The Past

    dimemag.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports Dwight Howard had surgery to fix a herniated disc in his back four years ago. He had pain in his back last season with the Houston Rockets, and now that he’s with the Atlanta Hawks, should there be concern over the big man’s lingering i…
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  • Warrick Dunn pleads for peace in Baton Rouge, having lived this…

    Warrick Dunn pleads for peace in Baton Rouge, having lived this tragedy before

    profootballtalk.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    Most Americans can look at yesterday’s killing of police officers in Baton Rouge and feel a combination of shock, sadness or anger. But for former NFL running back and current Falcons minority owner Warrick Dunn, the news brings a different kind of emot…
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  • D'Arnaud's Single in 9th Gives Braves Home Win vs. Rockies

    D'Arnaud's Single in 9th Gives Braves Home Win vs. Rockies

    nytimes.com yahoo.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    Braves ace Julio Teheran doesn't mind missing out on a winning decision when Atlanta squeaks out a rare home victory.
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  • Aggressive Rox rally to clinch series over Braves

    Aggressive Rox rally to clinch series over Braves

    MLB.com Jul 16
    Mike Foltynewicz was positioned to celebrate another splendid start until the Rockies manufactured a three-run eighth inning that included the first of the three wild pitches that helped them claim a 4-3 comeback win over the Braves on Saturday night at…
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  • Prospect Jenkins rejoins rotation on Tuesday

    Prospect Jenkins rejoins rotation on Tuesday

    MLB.com Jul 16
    After spending the past six weeks adjusting to what he has frequently called bullpen life, Tyrell Jenkins will attempt to take advantage of the opportunity to begin the season's second half as a member of the Braves' starting rotation.
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  • Vizcaino exits with oblique injury after 3 pitches

    Vizcaino exits with oblique injury after 3 pitches

    MLB.com Jul 16
    In his first appearance since July 6 in Philadelphia, Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino exited Friday's 11-2 loss to the Rockies with a right oblique injury after throwing only three pitches in the ninth inning.
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  • CarGo collects 3 hits, Raburn slams in win over Braves

    CarGo collects 3 hits, Raburn slams in win over Braves

    MLB.com Jul 15
    Recognizing their play over the next couple weeks could determine whether they are buyers or sellers at the Trade Deadline, the Rockies provided an efficient Jorge De La Rosa with sufficient support and opened the season's second half with Friday night'…
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  • Freddie Freeman has cancerous mole removed 'just in time'

    Freddie Freeman has cancerous mole removed 'just in time'

    yahoo.com Jul 15
    Freddie Freeman runs the bases after hitting a solo home run against the White Sox. (AP) Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman didn’t spend his All-Star break in the same relaxed state as many of his peers. According to the Atlanta Journal-Consti…
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  • Braves seeking solution to catching duties

    Braves seeking solution to catching duties

    MLB.com Jul 15
    Even before Tyler Flowers sustained a fractured left hand that could sideline him into September, the Braves were already evaluating the possibility of acquiring next year's primary catcher before this year's non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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  • Olivera cleared to play with GCL Braves

    Olivera cleared to play with GCL Braves

    MLB.com Jul 15
    Hector Olivera has had no choice but to spend the past three months dwelling on the ramifications of being arrested for assault and serving the most significant suspension delivered to date via Major League Baseball's recently instituted domestic-violen…
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  • 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.
  • Video - Officials confident in Atlanta's stadium progress 02:40

    Officials confident in Atlanta's stadium progress

    Jun 23
    Scott Jenkins, general manager of Atlanta's new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, explains some of the work that has gone into the stadium, which is scheduled to open next summer.