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Bumgarner tosses gem against Braves

Bumgarner tosses gem against Braves

MLB.com Updated Jun 14, 2013
Madison Bumgarner approached history again Friday, holding the Atlanta Braves hitless for five innings before finishing with a two-hitter over seven innings as the Giants prevailed, 6-0.
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  • Braves' Beachy won't pitch Tuesday as planned

    Braves' Beachy won't pitch Tuesday as planned

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Jun 14, 2013
    Braves general manager Frank Wren says Brandon Beachy is a little tender and won't make his 2013 debut on Tuesday as had been planned.
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  • Wheeler, Mets Pitching Prospect, to Face Braves on Tuesday

    Wheeler, Mets Pitching Prospect, to Face Braves on Tuesday

    nytimes.com Jun 14, 2013
    The 23-year-old Zack Wheeler, a Georgia native, will pitch the second game of a split doubleheader in Atlanta.
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  • Falcons sign second-round pick Robert Alford

    Falcons sign second-round pick Robert Alford

    profootballtalk.com Jun 14, 2013
    The number of unsigned 2013 draft picks continues to drop. The Falcons announced Friday that they have reached agreement on a contract with cornerback Robert Alford. Alford was the 60th overall pick in April and one of eight picks overall by the Falcons…
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  • Chandler Parsons talks to Dwight Howard ‘a lot,’ thinks his Roc…

    Chandler Parsons talks to Dwight Howard ‘a lot,’ thinks his Rockets can sign him, isn’t tampering

    yahoo.com Jun 14, 2013
    The Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, and Sacramento Kings were all recently fined by the NBA for tampering. Various outlets under each team’s umbrella (a ticket promoter, a team website, the new coach of your Sacramento Kings) mentioned upcoming free age
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  • Tony Gonzalez excused from next week’s minicamp

    Tony Gonzalez excused from next week’s minicamp

    profootballtalk.com Jun 14, 2013
    The Falcons were willing to slow-play the recruitment of veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez, careful to give him time to make a decision to come back for another year. Likewise, they’re going to give him even more time off. According to the team’s offici
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  • Eight in the Box: Biggest questions

    Eight in the Box: Biggest questions

    ESPN.com Jun 14, 2013
    The major question facing each team in the division as summer break looms. Atlanta Falcons. Is the pass rush good enough? The Falcons replaced John Abraham with Osi Umenyiora. That might end up being something close to an even trade. But, just like when…
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  • A scout's take on game's big mystery: how to get Yasiel Puig ou…

    A scout's take on game's big mystery: how to get Yasiel Puig out

    CNNSI.com Jun 14, 2013
    Yasiel Puig has been dominating the batter-pitcher chess match, so Ben Reiter checked with a scout for the answer to one of the season's early mysteries: how to pitch to Puig.
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  • NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    ESPN.com Jun 14, 2013
    Just a reminder that our weekly NFC South chat will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ET. This will be our last chat for a few weeks because I’ll be taking a little time off before gearing up for training camps. Bring your questions on the Buccaneers, Falcons, P
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  • Video - 32 in 32:  Atlanta Falcons 03:01

    32 in 32: Atlanta Falcons

    Jun 14
    Will the addition of running back Steven Jackson help take the Atlanta Falcons' offense to the next level? Heath Evans breaks it down on "NFL Total Access."
  • Video - Bumgarner Shuts Down Braves 00:29

    Bumgarner Shuts Down Braves

    Jun 14
    Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 batters over seven scoreless innings to lead the Giants past the Braves 6-0.

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