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1 hr ago | Rant Sports
The New York Mets have been amongst the bottom of the NL East for the past five years.
5 hrs ago | Talking Chop
Just a few weeks ago, some counted the Braves out of the playoffs, Suddenly, a five-game win streak has changed the tides in Atlanta and the Braves are making a run at the Wild Card.
9 hrs ago | Marlin Maniac
Aug 19, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton celebrates on hitting the game-winning run with teammates starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez and second baseman Donovan Solano after defeating the Texas Rangers 3-2 at Marlins Ballpark.
13 hrs ago | New York Daily News
The seven hits snapped a streak of five straight games with four hits or less in a game.
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He doesn't receive the spotlight or the headlines like his teammate Felix Hernandez, but Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma is quietly putting together another remarkable season.
The likelihood of the next pitch type based on the pitcher's pitch usage, the hitter's strike zone analysis, handedness, pitcher-batter history, the on base configuration, and the count.
Adam LaRoche's 11th-inning solo home run gave the Nationals a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, in walk-off fashion, stretching Major League Baseball's longest winning streak to seven games.
Nationals win on LaRoche homer in 11th WASHINGTON -- It took Adam LaRoche 5,048 at-bats to do something for the first time in his career Monday night.
Stephen Strasburg has had two of his best starts of the season this month, but he has also had one of his worst.
Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1oJAX2S Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Vidal Nuno delivers in the first inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Cleveland.
The 30-year-old Schierholtz is a .254 career hitter with 51 home runs and 224 RBIs in 776 games.
Following Wednesday's hectic extra-inning doubleheader in Cleveland , the Diamondbacks traveled east and stumbled in losing three of four against the Marlins .
That Atlanta Braves hope they have gotten themselves back on track following a big three-game sweep over one of the top teams in baseball.
But seriously, who expected much from the Mets this season? We all knew that 90 wins was a ridiculous notion, and the additions of Curtis Granderson, Chris Young and Bartolo Colon weren't going to propel this club into the playoffs.
They no longer have sole possession of first place in the AL West, and Jon Lester's winning streak came to an end on Sunday night.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 06:46 pm
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