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3 hrs ago | Call to the Pen
Apr 21, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis celebrates a walk off two run home run in the tenth inning against the Miami Marlins at Turner Field.
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7 hrs ago | Rant Sports
After a disastrous start in the first series of the season, the New York Mets ' bullpen has quickly gotten its act together and performed well, even with multiple changes made to the closer's role following the injury to Bobby Parnell .
8 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Still starving for their first road series win of the season, the Miami Marlins will send out Henderson Alvarez to the mound for their series opener against the New York Mets on Friday at the Big Apple.
12 hrs ago | Teddy Never Wins
Apr 18, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park.
16 hrs ago | Fish Stripes
The Miami Marlins fell to the Atlanta Braves in the final game of the three game series on Wednesday afternoon.
The Washington Nationals have had nearly every baseball prognosticator consider them to not only be the favorites to win the National League East, but also to be the main contender for a World Series spot.
Taking a careful eye to the Atlanta Braves' major league roster, there are just a few noticeable holes.
Evan Gattis, early in his second season has already driven in 17 runs in 13 games against Miami, and many have been back-breakers.
The Atlanta Braves look poised for another playoff run as they once again sit atop the National League East Division.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.