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Braves' three homers enough to defeat Reds

Braves' three homers enough to defeat Reds

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated May 8, 2013
Dan Uggla hit a pair of solo homers and Juan Francisco added his first career grand slam as the Atlanta Braves recovered from a stunning last-swing loss by beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 Wednesday.
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  • Bengals, seventh-rounder agree to terms

    Bengals, seventh-rounder agree to terms

    cincinnati.com May 8, 2013
    With rookie minicamp starting on Friday, the Bengals are starting the process of getting their 10 draft picks under contract. The team has agreed to terms with center T.J. Johnson, who was taken in the seventh round.
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  • Burkhead brings State of Rex

    Burkhead brings State of Rex

    bengals.com May 8, 2013
    Rex Burkhead, whose old position coach says is "arguably the most popular player ever at Nebraska," has his own favorite Cornhusker.
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  • Bengals reach deal with rookie center T.J. Johnson

    Bengals reach deal with rookie center T.J. Johnson

    profootballtalk.com May 8, 2013
    The Bengals have signed center T.J. Johnson, a seventh-round pick from South Carolina, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday. Johnson (6-4, 310) started all 53 games in his collegiate career, playing right guard as a freshman in 2009 and …
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  • Don Banks: Are better days coming for minority hires? Many anxi…

    Don Banks: Are better days coming for minority hires? Many anxiously await

    CNNSI.com May 8, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA -- The rising use of analytics in the NFL has prompted a new respect for the power and relevance of statistical data, but there's one set of recent numbers that can't be sliced or interpreted in any way but the obvious: In a league where mi…
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  • Heyward slated to begin rehab with Triple-A

    Heyward slated to begin rehab with Triple-A

    MLB.com May 8, 2013
    The Braves will fly to San Francisco for a four-game series with the Giants after Wednesday's series finale against the Reds. Jason Heyward, meanwhile, will fly to Atlanta.
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  • Cueto set to start rehab assignment Thursday

    Cueto set to start rehab assignment Thursday

    MLB.com May 8, 2013
    Reds ace Johnny Cueto will begin a rehab assignment Thursday with Class A Dayton, pitching a home game against Lansing. Cueto threw 25 pitches in the bullpen on Monday and felt no ill-effects in his oblique area.
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  • The Juice: Cincinnati Reds home runs stun Atlanta’s Craig Kimbr…

    The Juice: Cincinnati Reds home runs stun Atlanta’s Craig Kimbrel in ninth-inning comeback

    yahoo.com May 8, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. One strike away from his 100th career sav…
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  • At least nine players will be in on a tryout basis

    At least nine players will be in on a tryout basis

    cincinnati.com May 8, 2013
    Besides the draft picks and undrafted free agents, the Bengals will have a number of players working out on a tryout basis when rookie minicamp starts on Friday. Nine of those players set to participate have local or regional ties.
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  • Estimating Bengals' rookie salaries

    Estimating Bengals' rookie salaries

    cincinnati.com May 8, 2013
    Via league sources, The Enquirer has obtained a copy of the rookie compensation pool numbers for the Bengals. Under the league's formula for determining salaries, the Bengals will have a rookie allocation of $6,322,645 for their 10 draft picks.
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  • Video - Dan Uggla Homers Twice In Braves Win 00:32

    Dan Uggla Homers Twice In Braves Win

    May 8
    Dan Uggla had two home runs and scored three times, helping the Braves defeat the Reds.
  • Video - James Harrison brings bite to Bengals 02:05

    James Harrison brings bite to Bengals

    May 8
    Jamie Dukes says recent comments from Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis about linebacker James Harrison mean the former Steeler will bring some toughness to the Bengals' defense.

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    May 8
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    May 8
    Despite winning Game 1, the Spurs are the ones left searching for answers