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Freeman, Braves hammer Phillies' Halladay

Freeman, Braves hammer Phillies' Halladay

ESPN.com MLB.com philly.com Updated Apr 3, 2013
Freddie Freeman had three RBIs and Justin Upton homered to back Paul Maholm's solid start, helping the Atlanta Braves to a 9-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
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  • Real, live ostriches joining the Philadelphia Phillies’ Double-…

    Real, live ostriches joining the Philadelphia Phillies’ Double-A team this season

    yahoo.com Apr 3, 2013
    The Philadelphia Phillies' Triple-A team, you might remember, is debuting urine-powered video games this season. What about the Phillies' Double-A team, the Reading Fightin Phils? Snot-powered ketchup dispensers? No, actually they're getting two ostrich…
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  • Don't rush to judgment on Phillies

    Don't rush to judgment on Phillies

    philly.com Apr 3, 2013
    History reveals that reading too much into the first week or month of the season often can be a mistake.
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  • Phillies should focus on winning Wild Card

    Phillies should focus on winning Wild Card

    philly.com Apr 3, 2013
    The Phillies’ best shot of making postseason likely is as a wild-card participant.
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  • Video - Roy Halladay Hit Hard 01:16

    Roy Halladay Hit Hard

    Apr 3
    Baseball Tonight on concerns for Roy Halladay after not lasting past the fourth inning in the Phillies' loss to the Braves.
  • Video - Braves Blast Phillies 9-2 00:35

    Braves Blast Phillies 9-2

    Apr 3
    Braves hammer Roy Halladay.

Sports Columnists

  • Nancy Lieberman says there's no downside to Brittney Griner trying to make…

    Apr 3
    Women's basketball pioneer Nancy Lieberman is encouraging Baylor star Brittney Griner to seize the opportunity to do the same with the Dallas Mavericks, no matter how overwhelmingly remote Griner's chances of sticking actually are.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 4.0

    Apr 3
    If you're a first-round quarterback hopeful in this year's draft, it wasn't a good week. Not at all. Several teams in the quarterback-desperate top 10 perhaps decided they won't be buyers in this year's first round. No. 3 Oakland went out and wisely tra…