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4-run 8th seals Braves' sweep of Phillies

4-run 8th seals Braves' sweep of Phillies

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 4 hours ago
Dansby Swanson homered for the first time at Turner Field and Matt Kemp delivered a go-ahead, RBI double in the eighth inning, as the Braves extended their winning streak against the Phillies to seven games in Thursday night's 5-2 win.
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  • Klentak: Starting pitching best success story

    Klentak: Starting pitching best success story

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    Phillies general manager Matt Klentak marks his one-year anniversary with the organization late next month. He likes what he has seen in his first 11.
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  • The last days of Turner Field, the stadium that could have been…

    The last days of Turner Field, the stadium that could have been great

    yahoo.com 5 hours ago
    The sun is setting on Turner Field. (AP) ATLANTA, Ga.–There’s a strange vibe at Turner Field these days that has nothing to do with the baseball-like product that the Braves are playing. The team’s touting a countdown of the final days at its perfectly …
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  • Hellickson exits with right knee sprain

    Hellickson exits with right knee sprain

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    Jeremy Hellickson's first and possibly only season with the Phillies had to be considered a success.
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  • A Wild-Card Spot, and More, Is Within the Mets’ Reach

    A Wild-Card Spot, and More, Is Within the Mets’ Reach

    nytimes.com yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    Two more wins would assure the Mets a home game to start the playoffs on Wednesday.
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  • Inciarte solidifying role as leadoff hitter

    Inciarte solidifying role as leadoff hitter

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Over the past three seasons, 19 players have batted leadoff for the Braves. And although eight have filled that spot this year, Ender Inciarte has cemented his status atop the order over the past two months.
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  • Nats take finale, move closer to home field

    Nats take finale, move closer to home field

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    The Nationals' lineup Thursday was once again missing many of its usual stars, with Wilson Ramos out for the season and Daniel Murphy and Bryce Harper nursing injuries. But that didn't stop Dusty Baker's squad, which rode big games from several replacem…
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  • Bartolo Colon’s Secret: It’s the Wrist, Not the Waist

    Bartolo Colon’s Secret: It’s the Wrist, Not the Waist

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    At age 43 and 285 pounds, the Mets pitcher thrives with one pitch by making it move three ways.
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  • Ross Throws 90 Pitches in 4 Innings; Nats Top Arizona 5-3

    Ross Throws 90 Pitches in 4 Innings; Nats Top Arizona 5-3

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Sure, the Washington Nationals would love to lock up home-field advantage in the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. What Dusty Baker is more concerned about is getting ready for the playoffs, and that includes having pitcher Joe Ross re…
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  • Murphy unlikely to play until postseason

    Murphy unlikely to play until postseason

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy is unlikely to play again during the regular season, aside from maybe a pinch-hit opportunity, manager Dusty Baker said Thursday.
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  • Renfroe steals show as SD plays spoiler vs. LA

    Renfroe steals show as SD plays spoiler vs. LA

    MLB.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    The Nationals left the door wide open for the Dodgers to gain some ground Wednesday night in the race for home-field advantage in their upcoming Division Series. A pair of Padres rookies helped slam it shut. Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot had two hits…
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  • Mets' magic number down to two after rubber-game win, Cards' lo…

    Mets' magic number down to two after rubber-game win, Cards' loss

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Mets' magic number down to two after rubber-game win, Cards' loss
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  • Video - Giancarlo Stanton: Face Of The National League 03:45

    Giancarlo Stanton: Face Of The National League

    Mar 17
    Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton's season was cut short after taking a pitch to the side of the face in September. Stanton steps back to the plate, unfazed -- with a new $325 million contract and a specially designed face shield.
  • Video - Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery News 01:51

    Gee, Wheeler React To TJ Surgery News

    Mar 17
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  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - Matt Harvey Day, Part 2 03:41

    Matt Harvey Day, Part 2

    Mar 11
    Adam Rubin delivers Wednesday news from Mets camp, including Matt Harvey's second Grapefruit League outing and Dillon Gee getting acclimated to a relief role.