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Oops: Braves' Transaction Miscue Leaves Them Short a Player

Oops: Braves' Transaction Miscue Leaves Them Short a Player

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
A front-office mistake left the Atlanta Braves short a player for their game against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
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  • Brandon Phillips goes behind-the-back, celebrates by dabbing

    Brandon Phillips goes behind-the-back, celebrates by dabbing

    yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    As long as smooth is still a word, then Brandon Phillips will be the definition. The Cincinnati Reds second baseman has always carried himself with that special brand of confidence that makes everything he does look intentional, and definitely smooth. I…
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  • Iglesias to DL; Adleman set for Reds debut

    Iglesias to DL; Adleman set for Reds debut

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    Right-hander Tim Adleman will start Sunday for the Reds against the Pirates in place of Raisel Iglesias, who was placed on the disabled list with an impingement in his right shoulder.
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  • The Pirates lineup is deeper and more productive than you think

    The Pirates lineup is deeper and more productive than you think

    yahoo.com 12 hours ago
    When casual baseball fans think of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the first and sometimes only name that comes to their mind is that of Andrew McCutchen. That's not necessarily a slight on his teammates, either. It's as much about the impact the 29-year-old ou…
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  • Marlins Hit Four Homers in 7-5 Win Over Brewers

    Marlins Hit Four Homers in 7-5 Win Over Brewers

    nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Adeiny Hechavarria had four hits, including one of four Miami solo home runs, to help the Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5 on Saturday night.
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  • Liriano, Jaso Help Pirates Win 6th Straight, 5-1 Over Reds

    Liriano, Jaso Help Pirates Win 6th Straight, 5-1 Over Reds

    nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Francisco Liriano won for the first time since opening day and John Jaso homered to open the bottom of the first as Pittsburgh beat Cincinnati 5-1 Saturday night for the Pirates' sixth straight win and Reds their sixth consecutive loss.
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  • Bucs end April on a tear, win 6th straight

    Bucs end April on a tear, win 6th straight

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    Behind Francisco Liriano's longest start of the season, the Pirates extended their winning streak to six games and finished April with a 5-1 victory over the Reds on Saturday night at PNC Park.
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  • St. Louis Cardinals struggled to tread water in April

    St. Louis Cardinals struggled to tread water in April

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    St. Louis Cardinals struggled to tread water in April
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  • The Brewers turned the most overlooked triple play in MLB histo…

    The Brewers turned the most overlooked triple play in MLB history

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    It's not often that a triple play isn't among the top three or even top five most interesting things to happen in a major-league game, but that may have been the case Friday night in Milwaukee. As the record will show, the Brewers did in fact turn a bea…
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  • Werth's HR, Ross' start lead Nats past Cards

    Werth's HR, Ross' start lead Nats past Cards

    MLB.com nytimes.com 22 hours ago
    For the second straight game, the Nationals parlayed a four-run inning into a road victory over the Cardinals, this time claiming a 6-1 victory on Saturday at Busch Stadium behind another strong performance from starter Joe Ross and an early three-run h…
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  • Blah pitching, bad fielding still plagues Cardinals

    Blah pitching, bad fielding still plagues Cardinals

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    Blah pitching, bad fielding still plagues Cardinals
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  • Ichiro joins elite company with 500th career stolen base

    Ichiro joins elite company with 500th career stolen base

    yahoo.com 24 hours ago
    As Ichiro Suzuki closes in on his 3,000th career hit in Major League Baseball, he's also collecting a few other milestones along the way. That includes a pretty big one that was reached during Friday's 6-3 win against the Milwaukee Brewers. In the first…
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  • Rain Postpones Braves-Cubs; Maddon Says Bullpen a Priority

    Rain Postpones Braves-Cubs; Maddon Says Bullpen a Priority

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    If there's any question about his first-place team, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says it has to do with its untested relief corps.
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  • Cards' Martinez returns; team gathering facts

    Cards' Martinez returns; team gathering facts

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    Cards' Martinez returns; team gathering facts
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  • The Cardinals Lost Their 11th Game

    The Cardinals Lost Their 11th Game

    deadspin.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    Stephen Strasburg overcame eight hits in seven innings to improve to 4-0 on the season as the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals last night 5-4.Read more...
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  • Baseball Capsules: Marlins lefty Adam Conley threw no-hit ball …

    Baseball Capsules: Marlins lefty Adam Conley threw no-hit ball for 7…

    nytimes.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    Marlins lefty Adam Conley threw no-hit ball for 7 2/3 innings before being pulled by manager Don Mattingly after 116 pitches, and Miami's bullpen wound up holding off the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Friday night.
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  • Big inning, Strasburg carry Nats past Cards

    Big inning, Strasburg carry Nats past Cards

    MLB.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    An overturned call and a two-run homer by Danny Espinosa sparked the Nationals in a four-run fourth inning that proved to be just enough for them to hold on for a 5-4 victory on Friday night against the Cardinals.
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  • Video - The Art Of Pitch-Framing 02:24

    The Art Of Pitch-Framing

    Mar 21
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
  • Video - Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation 02:26

    Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation

    Mar 20
    Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
  • Video - Epstein's 'Mission Impossible' 00:54

    Epstein's 'Mission Impossible'

    Mar 8
    William Rhoden explains how Theo Epstein went from the Boston Red Sox's "boy wonder" to undertaking an impossible mission as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.
  • Video - Lester Impressive In First Cubs Outing 01:42

    Lester Impressive In First Cubs Outing

    Mar 6
    Jon Lester got his Cubs career underway with his first appearance on the mound in a spring training game.