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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…Upvote Share Tweet
Puig's four-hit game lifts Dodgers over PhilliesESPN.com Updated Jun 30, 2013Yasiel 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Jun 30, 2013Bryce 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Freeman leads Braves to sweep of D-backsESPN.com Updated Jun 30, 2013Freddie 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.Upvote Share Tweet
592 Of The 15,929 Attendees At Marlins Park Were Dogsdeadspin.com Updated Jun 30, 2013That 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…Upvote Share TweetJeff Mathis hit a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Miami Marlins over the San Diego Padres 6-2.Upvote Share Tweet
Werth: Nats can 'kick it in gear,' live up to hypeMLB.com Updated Jun 30, 2013Though Washington has struggled for the first half of the season, Jayson Werth believes the Nationals can still win their second straight division title.Upvote Share Tweet
Player Who Was Not Born When Chipper Jones Was Drafted Pays Tributedeadspin.com Updated 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Puig Continues TearJun 30Yaisel Puig collected four hits as the Dodgers topped the Phillies for their eighth win in nine games.
Nationals Crush MetsJun 30Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong innings and the Nationals hit four home runs in a 13-2 win against the Mets.
Braves Finish Sweep Of DiamondbacksJun 30The Braves hit three home runs off of Trevor Cahill en route to a 6-2 win against the Diamondbacks.
Marlins Win On Walk-Off Grand SlamJun 30Jeff Mathis hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Marlins past the Padres 6-2.