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Mets SS Tejada breaks leg, done for year

Mets SS Tejada breaks leg, done for year

ESPN.com Updated Sep 18, 2013
New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada suffered a broken right fibula in the team's 5-4 walk-off win against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday and will miss the rest of the season.
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  • Braves top Nats, inch closer to NL East title

    Braves top Nats, inch closer to NL East title

    ESPN.com Sep 18, 2013
    Justin Upton and Dan Uggla each homered in a three-run sixth inning, and the Atlanta Braves rallied past the Washington Nationals for a 5-2 victory Wednesday night, lowering their magic number for clinching the NL East title to two games.
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  • Giancarlo Stanton Hit A Baseball Pretty Goddamned Far

    Giancarlo Stanton Hit A Baseball Pretty Goddamned Far

    deadspin.com Sep 18, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Marlins may be a festering pile of Jeffrey Loria's shit, but they still have Giancarlo Stanton on the roster. It's a welcome presence because at least someone in the organization is capable of reaching the bras…
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  • Span's hit streak at 29, one away from Nats' mark

    Span's hit streak at 29, one away from Nats' mark

    MLB.com Sep 18, 2013
    The longest hitting streak in the Major Leagues reached 29 games Wednesday night, when Denard Span singled in the seventh inning against the Braves. If he gets a hit Thursday, Span will match the longest hitting streak in Nationals history, set by Ryan …
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  • Davey hints Detwiler likely done for regular season

    Davey hints Detwiler likely done for regular season

    MLB.com Sep 18, 2013
    After throwing three simulated innings on Wednesday, Nationals left-hander Ross Detwiler will fly to Viera, Fla., and pitch in an instructional league game Monday, according to Davey Johnson. The manager hinted that the lefty might not rejoin the Nats t…
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  • How the changeup has changed the game

    How the changeup has changed the game

    CNNSI.com Sep 18, 2013
    It's not as popular as the fastball or as trendy as the cutter but the changeup is the pitch that is changing the game.
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  • Matt Harvey's Interview With Dan Patrick Got Real Awkward Real …

    Matt Harvey's Interview With Dan Patrick Got Real Awkward Real Fast

    deadspin.com Sep 18, 2013
    Mets phenom Matt Harvey was a guest on the Dan Patrick Show this morning, and he was not the ideal interview subject. Patrick wanted to talk about Harvey's elbow injury and the looming possibility of Tommy John surgery—you know, baseball stuff—but all H…
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  • The Booth Visitor, Part 2: Jerry Seinfeld does Mets broadcast a…

    The Booth Visitor, Part 2: Jerry Seinfeld does Mets broadcast again

    yahoo.com Sep 18, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes.Returning to the booth for the first time in three years, comedian Jerry Seinfeld added his particular brand of observational humor to the New York Mets-San Francisco Giants tilt Tuesday night on the SNY broadcast. …
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  • When it comes to Braves vs. Nats, there's no debate

    When it comes to Braves vs. Nats, there's no debate

    MLB.com Sep 18, 2013
    The Nationals may have the edge if you look at a position-by-position breakdown, the Braves have the pitching and the defense, and -- despite dropping both games of Tuesday's doubleheader -- a sizeable lead in NL East as they close in on the division cr…
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  • Pulse: Nationals, Rangers showing resilience

    Pulse: Nationals, Rangers showing resilience

    MLB.com Sep 17, 2013
    Like a metronome, the Pulse of the Postseason has been ticking again today.
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  • Video - The GM's Office: Manager Relationship 02:28

    The GM's Office: Manager Relationship

    Sep 18
    Jim Bowden takes a look at the relationship between a GM and a manager.
  • Video - Matt Harvey's Rehab Plan 03:36

    Matt Harvey's Rehab Plan

    Sep 18
    Mets pitcher Matt Harvey talks about his plan to rehab rather than have Tommy John surgery.
  • Video - Mets Walk Off In The Ninth 00:33

    Mets Walk Off In The Ninth

    Sep 18
    The Mets scored four runs in the ninth and rallied past the Giants for a 5-4 win.
  • Video - Braves Rally To Win 00:38

    Braves Rally To Win

    Sep 18
    The Braves topped the Nationals 5-2 to inch closer to the NL East title.

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