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The Nationals and the Braves have been fighting for the NL East lead all season.
MLB 's non-waiver trade deadline is less than 24 hours away, and things are about to heat up.
If Ruben Amaro Jr. was still on the fence about being a buyer or seller, then Trade Deadline Eve should have helped sway the thinking of the Phillies general manager.
The pressure is on Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. to start fixing his mess of a franchise before baseball's July 31 trade deadline comes and goes Thursday at 3 p.m. The Phillies, last in the NL East and headed for a third consecutive season of no playoffs after winning their division every year from 2007-11, have a lot of available ... (more)
The Los Angeles Dodgers are taking full advantage of the current woes of the San Francisco Giants and will shoot for a fifth straight win Wednesday in the middle test of a three-game set with the Atlanta Braves.
The Washington Nationals reportedly had a scout in attendance to watch the Boston Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays in Tampa Bay last weekend.
Even though Washington Nationals were on the wrong end of the result, it was a positive outing for Stephen Strasburg.
The Miami Marlins mounted an improbable rally Monday against first-place Washington, and they're thinking they can come from behind in the NL East standings, too.
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THE SMOKE signals speak volumes this time of year, if not with their content, then certainly with their timing.
Pittsburgh's Vance Worley pitched his first career shutout to guide the Pirates to a 5-0 win over San Francisco on Monday, closing within two games of the lead in the National League Central division.
Clippers forward Blake Griffin has a small fracture in his back and dropped out of the World Cup for Team USA to make sure he is healthy for the start of next season.
Jul 28, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; A sign in right field keeps track of the strike outs by Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Ervin Santana in the seventh inning of their game against the San Diego Padres at Turner Field.
Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, who is 4-7 this season at Dodger Stadium, will start Tuesday's game against the Braves in Los Angeles.
Coming off the most successful weeklong trip in team history, Mike Hill said the Marlins are not planning on being sellers at Thursday's trade deadline.
With the race in the National League East tighter than ever, the Atlanta Braves need to make a move or two to shore up some holes on their roster.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 05:25 am
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