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Braves top Nats, inch closer to NL East titleESPN.com Sep 18, 2013Justin 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.Share Tweet
Giancarlo Stanton Hit A Baseball Pretty Goddamned Fardeadspin.com Sep 18, 2013Your 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…Share TweetThe 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 …Share Tweet
Davey hints Detwiler likely done for regular seasonAfter 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…Share Tweet
How the changeup has changed the gameCNNSI.com Sep 18, 2013It's not as popular as the fastball or as trendy as the cutter but the changeup is the pitch that is changing the game.Share Tweet
Matt Harvey's Interview With Dan Patrick Got Real Awkward Real Fastdeadspin.com Sep 18, 2013Mets 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 18, 2013Your 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. …Share TweetThe 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…Share Tweet
Pulse: Nationals, Rangers showing resilienceMLB.com Sep 17, 2013Like a metronome, the Pulse of the Postseason has been ticking again today.Share Tweet
The GM's Office: Manager RelationshipSep 18Jim Bowden takes a look at the relationship between a GM and a manager.
Matt Harvey's Rehab PlanSep 18Mets pitcher Matt Harvey talks about his plan to rehab rather than have Tommy John surgery.
Mets Walk Off In The NinthSep 18The Mets scored four runs in the ninth and rallied past the Giants for a 5-4 win.
Braves Rally To WinSep 18The Braves topped the Nationals 5-2 to inch closer to the NL East title.