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1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Atlanta Braves Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Season

Taking a careful eye to the Atlanta Braves' major league roster, there are just a few noticeable holes.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, David Hale, Dan Uggla

2 hrs ago | ArcaMax Publishing

Gattis' bat stings Marlins again as Braves win

Evan Gattis, early in his second season has already driven in 17 runs in 13 games against Miami, and many have been back-breakers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, Evan Gattis, Baseball Players

4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Predicting In-Season Trades Atlanta Braves Will Need to Make

The Atlanta Braves look poised for another playoff run as they once again sit atop the National League East Division.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Randall Delgado, Atlanta Braves, Martin Prado, Justin Upton

8 hrs ago | Rant Sports

New York Mets Need To Have Winning Record At End of April

No one is expecting the Mets to run away with the NL East , but if they're going to remain relevant throughout the season, it's imperative that they have a winning record at the end of April regardless of the obstacles the team has faced thus far.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Bobby Parnell

14 hrs ago | NJ.com

Phillies: Cole Hamels' return makes vaunted rotation whole

The Phillies ace had just shut down arguably the National League's best team for eight innings, allowing four hits, no runs, no walks and striking out 10. To Lee's right stood A.J. Burnett , to his left Kyle Kendrick and Cole Hamels .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Cole Hamels, Kyle Kendrick, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz

18 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Fernandez hands Braves, Wood hard-luck loss

Another strong eight innings, another loss for Alex Wood. The young Braves' left-hander is hoping that streak ends at two games.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Steve Cishek, Jason Heyward, Dan Uggla

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Lucas: Loyal Chicago Cubs fans still waiting on a championship

For years, much hoopla was made over the Red Sox' 86 year inability to win a World Series, supposedly brought on by Babe Ruth's trade to the Yankees in 1919.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, National League

CBS Local

Mazzone: Throwing 'More Often with Less Exertion' Key to Avoiding Arm Injuries

Former Major League Baseball pitching coach Leo Mazzone has an answer to the exponentially growing number of serious arm injuries, and the era of the pitch count, which tends to treat starting pitchers with kid gloves in an effort to avoid the dreaded Tommy John surgery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Glavine, Baseball Players, Kris Medlen, National League, Brandon Beachy, Major League Baseball, Jarrod Parker, Bruce Rondon

BleacherReport

Stock Up, Stock Down for Philadelphia Phillies' Top 10 Prospects Entering Week 4

It was a tough week for the Philadelphia Phillies , as they went 2-4 in six games and fell to last place in the National League East.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies

BleacherReport

Andrelton Simmons' Added Offense Could Make Braves' Extension Look Like a Steal

Simmons' value to the Atlanta Braves was evident before the 2014 season began. Based on sterling defensive ability and the hope of offensive upside in the 24-year-old, the team awarded its shortstop a seven-year, $58 million contract extension .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies

Washington Nationals

Eckstein has fond memories of time with Nats

Angels player information coach Rick Eckstein said he doesn't have any bitterness toward the Nationals, who relieved him of his duties as hitting coach last July and replaced him with Rick Schu.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, American League, Washington Nationals

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

Cliff Lee Dominant For Phillies As Dodgers Manage 4 Hits in 7-0 Shutout

The Dodgers' first 2014 ball game against a National League East opponent was not reminiscent of the 2013 club that went 5-2 against the Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Domonic Brown, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Carlos Ruiz, Soccer Players

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Braves send Marlins to 0-7 on road

The Marlins' challenge on this week's six-game trip to Atlanta and New York is the gantlet they must navigate to respectability.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Arquimedes Caminero, Mike Dunn, Craig Kimbrel, Evan Gattis, Dan Uggla

Rant Sports

Atlanta Braves Are Too Reliant On Home Runs

The pitching staff for the Atlanta Braves has been fantastic so far this year. In the team's 13 wins, they have allowed just under 2.5 runs per game.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Dan Uggla, Julio Teheran, Jason Heyward

True Blue LA

Dodgers face the always-tough Cliff Lee in opener with Phillies

The Dodgers continue their 10-game homestand with a four-game series against the Phillies at Dodger Stadium, and while many of the same cast of characters remain from the back-to-back NLCS matchups of 2008-2009 this year's version is a far cry from those Philadelphia teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Dee Gordon, Cole Hamels, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier

Sports Media 101

New York Yankees Could Have Interest in Philadelphia Phillies SP...

Yankees 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Yankees as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Ivan Nova, Baseball Players, Eduardo Nunez, National League, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Cliff Lee

Marlin Maniac

Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Series Preview

Apr 19, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria is greeted by teammates after scoring a run on a wild pitch during the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Marlins Ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

BleacherReport

One Trade Every MLB Team Should Already Be Thinking About

That was made clear by the recent swap between the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates, which saw Ike Davis head to the NL Central in exchange for Zack Thornton and a player to be named later.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, National League Central, National League West, American League, American League Central, J.J. Putz

FakeTeams

Roto Roundup: Henderson Alvarez, Ryan Braun, Wil Myers and others

Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Saturday's roto action, including Ryan Braun, Wil Myers, Henderson Alvarez, Jonathan Villar and others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Henderson Alvarez, Baseball Players, Jonathan Villar, National League, Major League Baseball, Mike Zunino, Jason Grilli

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 4/20

TC's Ben Duronio has been in the press box this weekend at Citi Field and got to cover a drama filled second game of the series on Saturday night in which the Braves pulled out victoriously in with a 7-5 win.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Mike Minor, Bartolo Colon, Lucas Duda, Atlanta Braves

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