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Carl Crawford giveth to Dodgers, Adrian Gonzalez taketh away as…

Carl Crawford giveth to Dodgers, Adrian Gonzalez taketh away as Braves tie NLDS Game 4

yahoo.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 7, 2013
Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers have several players capable of taking over a series. Among them, though probably closer to the middle of the list, would be outfielder Carl Crawford. But ever since the NLDS against the Atl…
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  • Atlanta Braves hinge their postseason future on 15-year veteran…

    Atlanta Braves hinge their postseason future on 15-year veteran Freddy Garcia

    yahoo.com Oct 7, 2013
    There are really only two options for Freddy Garcia in Monday's NLDS Game 4: He's going to be the unlikely hero, the 15-year veteran and major-league castaway who musters a bit of postseason magic. Or, Garcia's going to be a punchline in another disappo…
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  • Braves’ Paul Janish breaks nose lifting weights

    Braves’ Paul Janish breaks nose lifting weights

    yahoo.com Oct 7, 2013
    This is what happens when a team turns it back on Dan Uggla. The only backup infielder on the Atlanta Braves roster during this round of the playoffs has a broken nose. Paul Janish, a shortstop by nature who also steps in at third base and second, broke…
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  • Hanley Ramirez's resurgence coming at right time for Dodgers --…

    Hanley Ramirez's resurgence coming at right time for Dodgers -- and himself

    CNNSI.com Oct 7, 2013
    The Dodgers are on the cusp of the NLCS with a rejuvenated Hanley Ramirez leading the way.
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  • Carl Crawford falls into the stands, lands on his head while ma…

    Carl Crawford falls into the stands, lands on his head while making a great catch

    yahoo.com Oct 7, 2013
    We'll remember NLDS Game 3 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves for the offense. The teams scored 19 runs on 24 hits, with an early tete-a-tete in which both teams were lighting up the scoreboard. The Dodgers ultimately won the game handil…
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  • Video - Kershaw To Start Game 4 On Short Rest 04:04

    Kershaw To Start Game 4 On Short Rest

    Oct 7
    Tim Kurkjian discusses the news that Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will start Game 4 on short rest against the Braves.
  • Video - Uribe, Dodgers Advance 02:56

    Uribe, Dodgers Advance

    Oct 7
    Juan Uribe's two-run homer in the eighth lifted the Dodgers past the Braves and into the NLCS for the first time since 2009.

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  • Letdowns, New Leases and Late-Night Football

    Oct 7
    For almost 60 minutes, Tony Romo went toe-to-toe with a peaking Peyton Manning and nearly won, but he’ll just be remembered now for his costly fourth-quarter interception. (Tony Gutierrez/AP) Now that was a really fun day of football and sidebars to foo…