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3 hrs ago | Tomahawk Take

Arena Baseball

It's been the fashionable baseball topic to talk about, write about, and wring hands about: improving the 'pace of the game'.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Major League Baseball

7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

5 Braves Under the Most Pressure to Step Up Down the Stretch

The Atlanta Braves have shown signs of life after an eight-game losing streak looked to severely damage their postseason hopes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran

11 hrs ago | SFGate

A's and Angels gear up for a fantastic finish

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Frisco Fastball

San Francisco Giants walk-off 3rd straight game-Bonds goes deep

I have had this particular post in mind all summer, waiting for August to roll around on the calendar, to recall what I consider to be the most exciting three-game series in AT&T Park history, all fifteen seasons of it, purely from the perspective of climactic endings.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, National League, Baseball Players, Barry Bonds, Edgardo Alfonzo

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/21

Well, at least they picked up the series win, right? There's a positive for you, because last night's late loss against the Pirates was a bit of a heartbreaker.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Jason Heyward, James Russell, Major League Baseball

Talking Chop

Series Recap: Braves at Pirates

It's hard to be mad about a series win, but this is one where the Braves were five outs away from a sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons, Starling Marte, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Atlanta Braves

Teheran had lost three straight starts before beating Oakland on Saturday. He allowed two runs and four hits over six innings of that one to improve to 11-9 on the year to go along with a 3.06 ERA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Cincinnati Reds, Johnny Cueto

Tomahawk Take

Should Atlanta Braves B.J. Upton Be Benched After Last Night?

Aug 20, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton commits a two base error in front of center fielder B.J. Upton against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the ninth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baseball Players, Brian Jordan

Atlanta Braves

Uptons help support Jackie Robinson West team

Along with being among the many who have participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, B.J. Upton and Justin Upton can take pride in the fact that they are part of the group of Major Leaguers who have allowed many of the members of the Jackie Robinson West team to be joined by their parents at the Little League World Series.

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Major League Baseball

Athletics Nation

Oakland Athletics Week 20 Review

I'm going to keep this short, for two reasons. First, I was without Internet for a large percentage of this week due to a local power outage and so this is simply out of date now.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Josh Donaldson, Sam Fuld, James Shields

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones Accepts the ALS Challenge

September 25, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is doused with champagne in the locker room after clinching a wild card playoff spot in the game against the Miami Marlins at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chipper Jones, Major League Baseball

Post-gazette.com

Pirates get off the schneid with win over Atlanta

The Pirates got a walk-off sacrifice fly from Gaby Sanchez Wednesday night to snap a seven game losing streak with a 3-2 win on the night their young ace returned to the mound.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, National League, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Gerrit Cole, Alex Wood

Atlanta Braves

Braves consider next steps for Bethancourt, Peraza

Though they were both placed on the disabled list this week, Christian Bethancourt and Jose Peraza stand among the candidates who will be evaluated as the Braves decide who to add to their expanded roster in September.

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Major League Baseball

Talking Chop

Why does everybody think BJ Upton is good at defense?

I understand that defensive metrics are less than precise, but BJ has the worst Defensive Runs Saved and Ultimate Zone Rating on the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dan Uggla, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

Previewing the Atlanta Braves September Call-Ups

If the Atlanta Braves had a prospect worthy of a September call-up, he would already be up with the big league club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, David Hale, Baseball Players, Shae Simmons

Teddy Never Wins

Nationals Go for Eighth in a Row Behind Stephen Strasburg

Aug 8, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws a pitch against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players

Talking Chop

Trying to figure out Tommy La Stella

Some things would be fairly obvious. Jason Heyward's excellence in the outfield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tommy La Stella, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Braves jump on Liriano in 11-3 win over Pirates

There will come a time during the season when something clicks in Justin Upton and all the rest of the Atlanta Braves have to do is hop on and enjoy the ride.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jason Heyward, Brandon Cumpton, Evan Gattis, Andrew McCutchen

Talking Chop

Braves sink Pirates for fifth straight win with 11-3 victory

Aaron Harang earned his 10th win for the Braves, who extended their winning streak to five games by easily beating the Pirates 11-3, sending them to their seventh straight loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrelton Simmons, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Jason Heyward, Neil Walker, Major League Baseball

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Braves: Projecting Craig Kimbrel's legacy

There's no such thing a true, 100% automatic closer. However, the closest thing in today's game would have to be Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Mariano Rivera

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