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Mets rookie Zack Wheeler learning the hard way at Major League …

Mets rookie Zack Wheeler learning the hard way at Major League level

nydailynews.com ESPN.com Updated Jun 30, 2013
This is why you never know how even the most dazzling of phenoms will translate at the highest level. Fastballs that blow away minor-league hitters need to be located better in the big leagues or, as Zack Wheeler found out on Sunday, they wind up in the…
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  • Puig's four-hit game lifts Dodgers over Phillies

    Puig's four-hit game lifts Dodgers over Phillies

    ESPN.com Jun 30, 2013
    Yasiel Puig ended his sensational first month in the major leagues with his first four-hit game, Stephen Fife scattered four hits over seven scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 Sunday.
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  • Harper set to come off DL, boost lineup Monday

    Harper set to come off DL, boost lineup Monday

    MLB.com Jun 30, 2013
    Bryce Harper, who missed the entire month of June because of a left knee injury, is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Monday and hit third against the Brewers at Nationals Park.
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  • Freeman leads Braves to sweep of D-backs

    Freeman leads Braves to sweep of D-backs

    ESPN.com Jun 30, 2013
    Freddie Freeman, Dan Uggla and Brian McCann homered, powering the Atlanta Braves past the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep in the matchup of division leaders.
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  • 592 Of The 15,929 Attendees At Marlins Park Were Dogs

    592 Of The 15,929 Attendees At Marlins Park Were Dogs

    deadspin.com Jun 30, 2013
    That 1,652 figure likely refers only to those who participated in the Bark at the Park promotion today because the announced attendance was a much more robust 15,929. Sunday's attendance was still more than 1,000 short of the average, however. Read more…
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  • Mathis' slam in 9th lifts Marlins past Padres

    Mathis' slam in 9th lifts Marlins past Padres

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jun 30, 2013
    Jeff Mathis hit a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Miami Marlins over the San Diego Padres 6-2.
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  • Werth: Nats can 'kick it in gear,' live up to hype

    Werth: Nats can 'kick it in gear,' live up to hype

    MLB.com Jun 30, 2013
    Though Washington has struggled for the first half of the season, Jayson Werth believes the Nationals can still win their second straight division title.
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  • Player Who Was Not Born When Chipper Jones Was Drafted Pays Tri…

    Player Who Was Not Born When Chipper Jones Was Drafted Pays Tribute

    deadspin.com Jun 30, 2013
    #Braves Teheran: "The last inning, I was trying to get 10 K’s – Chipper Jones’ number.” (He struck out the side in his last inning for 10) — David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) June 29, 2013Read more...
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  • Video - Puig Continues Tear 00:32

    Puig Continues Tear

    Jun 30
    Yaisel Puig collected four hits as the Dodgers topped the Phillies for their eighth win in nine games.
  • Video - Nationals Crush Mets 00:32

    Nationals Crush Mets

    Jun 30
    Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong innings and the Nationals hit four home runs in a 13-2 win against the Mets.
  • Video - Braves Finish Sweep Of Diamondbacks 00:32

    Braves Finish Sweep Of Diamondbacks

    Jun 30
    The Braves hit three home runs off of Trevor Cahill en route to a 6-2 win against the Diamondbacks.
  • Video - Marlins Win On Walk-Off Grand Slam 00:32

    Marlins Win On Walk-Off Grand Slam

    Jun 30
    Jeff Mathis hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Marlins past the Padres 6-2.