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Like many other legitimate postseason contenders, the Braves have a few areas they would like to improve before heading into this season's stretch run.
Jul 27, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the second inning at Great American Ball Park.
Many hitters cannot touch him. Others, however, have found a way to hit Strasburg.
The Washington Nationals are 1.5 games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the race for first place in the National League East .
As the Reds began the season's second half with seven straight losses, they searched for the perfect combination of pitching, offense and defense.
Much of the focus in baseball this time of year revolves around the trade deadline, but this weekend Cooperstown, New York, will take center stage for the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony.
Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Odrisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
The Atlanta Braves are going to fight for the National League East division crown.
This weekend's battle between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park is not for playoff positioning.
The non-waiver trade deadline is almost here, and as we get closer and closer to July 31st, more and more teams are starting to get interested in Diamondbacks players that are on the market.
LHP Dallas Keuchel vs. Brad Hand The Houston Astros and the Miami Marlins were joined at the hip for the past few seasons as the worst teams in baseball.
The Braves left-hander allowed a career-high 12 hits in his five innings as the Padres recorded a 5-2 victory Friday night at Turner Field.
After a disappointing series against the Miami Marlins , the Braves welcome the San Diego Padres to town for a four game weekend set.
Philadelphia has five players available who legitimately could be difference makers for a team in contention as next Thursday's non-waiver deadline draws near.
Perhaps a return home will get the Cincinnati Reds going. The Reds try to put the brakes on a six-game losing streak Friday when they open a three-game series with the Washington Nationals at Great American Ball Park.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:51 am
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