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Stanton picks up 100th RBI, 35th HR in loss

Stanton picks up 100th RBI, 35th HR in loss

ESPN.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Updated 21 minutes ago
David Wright broke out of his offensive woes with three hits and three RBIs and powered the New York Mets to an 8-6 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
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  • Braves OF J. Upton exits with bruised triceps

    Braves OF J. Upton exits with bruised triceps

    ESPN.com MLB.com 35 minutes ago
    Left fielder Justin Upton has left Atlanta's game against Philadelphia with bruised left triceps.
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  • Roundup: Wright and Lagares Lead Mets’ Offensive Onslaught

    Roundup: Wright and Lagares Lead Mets’ Offensive Onslaught

    nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Third baseman David Wright had three hits and three runs batted in and center fielder Juan Lagares added a career-high four hits, with two R.B.I., as the Mets tallied 16 hits, two shy of their season high, in beating the Marlins.
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  • Lagares, Wright break out in Mets' win

    Lagares, Wright break out in Mets' win

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Juan Lagares had the type of night he needed to continue establishing himself with a month left in the season. And it was the type of night the Mets were all too happy to accept, combining it with David Wright's breakout in an 8-6 win over the Marlins.
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  • Phils follow Kendrick to another dominating victory

    Phils follow Kendrick to another dominating victory

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Kyle Kendrick had his finest performance of the season Tuesday night in a 4-0 victory over the Braves at Turner Field, allowing three hits in seven innings.
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  • LaRoche sits, gets treatment for ailing back

    LaRoche sits, gets treatment for ailing back

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche was given the day off Tuesday because of lower back tightness, and manager Matt Williams didn't rule out LaRoche having the day off Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Stanton reaches 100-RBI mark for first time

    Stanton reaches 100-RBI mark for first time

    MLB.com yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    Giancarlo Stanton got the best of a Jon Niese four-seam fastball in the third inning against the Mets on Tuesday to eclipse the 100-RBI mark.
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  • Gillick expresses faith in organization's future

    Gillick expresses faith in organization's future

    MLB.com yahoo.com 5 hours ago
    Pat Gillick never left the Phillies, but he is back on a full-time basis after ownership asked him last week to be the organization's interim president while David Montgomery takes a medical leave of absence.
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  • Top prospect Heaney could fill in for Alvarez

    Top prospect Heaney could fill in for Alvarez

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Don't count out Henderson Alvarez returning to the Marlins' rotation this month. It's just a matter of exactly when. If Alvarez is not ready, an option to fill in is Miami's No. 1 prospect, Andrew Heaney.
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  • Yankees make flurry of moves, recall four

    Yankees make flurry of moves, recall four

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Chris Young had already made the arrangements to have the furniture taken out from his New York City apartment. He had been cut by the Mets on Aug. 15, but he suddenly decided to wait.
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  • Phillies seek to integrate prospect Franco into lineup

    Phillies seek to integrate prospect Franco into lineup

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    The Phillies hope Maikel Franco is that young, impactful hitter they have been seeking for some time. He will get his opportunity to play this month.
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  • Bethancourt provides reliable option behind plate

    Bethancourt provides reliable option behind plate

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    Now that he has completed a successful season with Triple-A Gwinnett, Christian Bethancourt will spend the regular season's final month attempting to help the Braves reach the postseason.
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  • Marcell Ozuna's Throw Home Almost Hits His Teammates In The Dug…

    Marcell Ozuna's Throw Home Almost Hits His Teammates In The Dugout

    deadspin.com yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna, who has previously made good throws , was attempting to throw home on David Wright's two-run single with the bases loaded yesterday. It was not good. Read more...
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  • Denard Span's teammates joke about drug tests after he hits two…

    Denard Span's teammates joke about drug tests after he hits two homers

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    Denard Span's teammates on the Washington Nationals got right to the point Monday night after he connected for his second home run of the game. Span came in with two home runs in 574 plate appearances all season, but he has been on an unholy tear for a …
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  • Many converted catchers find success at new positions

    Many converted catchers find success at new positions

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    Joe Torre started out as a catcher for the Milwaukee Braves in 1961. By the time he retired, Torre had started more games at both first and third than behind the plate. In 1971, playing third, Torre led the league in hitting and won the NL MVP Award. As…
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  • Kendrick, Phillies Shut Out Slumping Braves 4-0

    Kendrick, Phillies Shut Out Slumping Braves 4-0

    nytimes.com yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    Kyle Kendrick allowed only three hits in seven scoreless innings, Carlos Ruiz homered and drove in two runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies shut out the struggling Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.
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  • Dodgers can't keep pace with homer-happy Nats

    Dodgers can't keep pace with homer-happy Nats

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    Roberto Hernandez allowed four home runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched as the Dodgers dropped the series opener to the Nationals, 6-4, on Monday night. L.A. is two games up on San Francisco in the NL West after the loss.
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  • Video - Phillies Blank Braves 00:50

    Phillies Blank Braves

    Sep 2
    The Phillies held the Braves to three hits in their 4-0 win over Atlanta.
  • Video - Stanton Homers In Marlins' Win 00:51

    Stanton Homers In Marlins' Win

    Sep 1
    Giancarlo Stanton hit his National League-leading 34th home run in the Marlins' 9-6 win over the Mets.
  • Video - Hamels On Combined No-Hitter 01:47

    Hamels On Combined No-Hitter

    Sep 1
    Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels discusses coming out of the game after six innings and the team's combined no-hitter against the Braves.
  • Video - Phillies Throw Combined No-Hitter 01:17

    Phillies Throw Combined No-Hitter

    Sep 1
    Cole Hamels pitched six innings and three relievers combined to throw the first combined no-hitter in franchise history.

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