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1 hr ago | Talking Chop
Scoring eight runs is great. Scoring eight runs AND pitching a shutout is just double-fun.
5 hrs ago | Washington Times
The only intrigue for the crowd of 20,243 at Great American Ball Park was whether Skip Schumaker could get the Braves out.
5 hrs ago | Philly.com
Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta's decisive third inning, and the Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
Their latest walk-off win, 1-0 over the D-backs on Thursday, capped a four-game sweep at Nationals Park and gave the club 10 straight victories.
When it comes to keeping fans on the edge of their seats until the final out, nobody has done it better than the Marlins over the past 21 years.
The march toward 100 losses for the Texas Rangers is plowing ahead, and there appears to be no practical way to keep them from hitting triple-digits.
Roark went seven innings in each of his five starts and surrendered more than one run only once in July.
So here's a tip: If they can follow ace student Drew Storen with the No. 2 pencil, consider them October favorites.
The Washington Nationals won their ninth straight game when pinch-hitter Anthony Rendon singled home Bryce Harper in the ninth inning Wednesday night for a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The New York Mets have been amongst the bottom of the NL East for the past five years.
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.
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.
The seven hits snapped a streak of five straight games with four hits or less in a game.
School: ASU Started with Bonneville Phoenix: June 2013 Moved to Arizona: Summer of '93 -- right after Suns' run to the Finals Favorite sports memory: Staying up late to watch Jake Plummer and ASU shut out top-ranked Nebraska in '96 Favorite all-time athletes: Ben Wallace, Wayman Tisdale, Pat Tillman Favorite sports movies: Field of Dreams, White ... (more)
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 05:18 am
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