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3 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

Castrovince: Division leaders can't ease up

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, American League Central, American League East, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players

6 hrs ago | Amazin' Avenue

Can the Mets find a shortstop on the free agent market this winter?

Neither Ruben Tejada nor Wilmer Flores is the answer at shortstop next year, and several current major league shortstops will hit the market after this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores, Matt Harvey, New York High School Sports, High School Sports, Ian Desmond

6 hrs ago | The Good Phight

Phillies must call up Maikel Franco

There are people, some in the Phils organization apparently, that don't think there's room for Maikel Franco as a September call-up.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Ryan Howard, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies

10 hrs ago | Atlanta Braves

Teheran takes on Mets as Braves aim to even series

Nobody knows that better than the Braves right now, who are still in pursuit of the Nationals in the National League East and the Giants for the second NL Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Julio Teheran, Zack Wheeler, Shae Simmons

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Federal Baseball

Nationals drop 4-3 decision to Phillies: Overturned call plays big role in loss

The Washington Nationals rallied to tie things up at 3-3 with the Philadelphia Phillies in the top of the eighth, but an overturned call in the bottom of the inning put the eventual winning run on base.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Wilson Ramos, Philadelphia Phillies, Cole Hamels

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

Game 132: Pirates 5 Cardinals 2

Despite my obvious devotion to Andy Van Slyke as a kid, the iconic early 1990s Pittsburgh Pirate memory for me has always been Barry Bonds's walkoff home run off of Lee Smith .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Barry Bonds, National League, Mike Matheny

Sports Media 101

Mets 101 Game Preview: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets

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

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Freddie Freeman, Dillon Gee, Alex Wood, David Wright

Federal Baseball

Wire Taps: Nationals' outfielder Steven Souza named Triple-A International League MVP

Steven Souza, 25, tore up Triple-A pitching this season, and this afternoon he was named the AAA International League MVP.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Steven Souza, Anthony Rendon

The News Journal

Amaro: Learning experience for SandbergAmaro: Learning experience for ...

With about a month remaining in the season, the Phillies mired in last place in the NL East and an air of discontent seeping out of the clubhouse, the team's general manager wasn't ready to evaluate the organization outside mostly offering generalities when he spoke to reporters Monday at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Domonic Brown, David Buchanan, Kyle Kendrick

Sky Sports

MLB: Athletics bounce back

The Oakland Athletics moved level with the Los Angeles Angels at the top of American League West after beating the Houston Astros 8-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, American League East, Nick Markakis

WKXW-FM Trenton

Roark outdueled in Nationals 3-2 loss to Phillies

Burnett struck out 12 in seven innings and Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Domonic Brown, Carlos Ruiz, Cody Asche, Philadelphia Phillies

Philly.com

Phillies making no quick decision on Franco

FOURTEEN YEARS ago, the Phillies entered the final month of the season 20 games under .500.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Domonic Brown, Ryan Howard

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies

Hamels aims to give Phils rare NL East series win

It's been a while since the Phillies won a series against a National League East opponent.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Wade Miley, Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies

The Miami Herald

Numbers say playoff possibility is unlikely for Miami Marlins

The chance of the Marlins making the playoffs is assessed at 2.8 to 4.3 percent - and their schedule is of no assistance.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League

The Baltimore Sun

Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]

"Orioles Magic" was born on a June night in 1979 when the Birds came back to beat the Detroit Tigers with a home run in the last of the ninth inning by Doug DeCinces at old Memorial Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, Jayson Werth, Baseball Players

Atlanta Braves

Onus on Braves to rise up for stretch run

Given the fact that they're less than three weeks removed from an eight-game losing streak, the Braves are obviously in a better state than they were earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Atlanta Braves

Federal Baseball

Wire Taps: Nationals finish ten-game homestand 9-1, head to Nats Park North

Matt Williams' description of the recently-completed homestand? "It was some hairy times and some not-to-plan moments," the Nationals' skipper said.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, San Francisco Giants

That Balls Outta Here

Totally biased Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals series preview

But after taking care of the Seattle Mariners and St. Louis Cardinals, they'll have an even tougher task ahead of them: The blisteringly hot Washington Nationals will come to town for a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Hunter Pence, Tanner Roark

Fish Stripes

Ken Rosenthal: Miami Marlins should still trade Giancarlo Stanton

At the end of July, Ken Rosenthal explained why the Miami Marlins should trade Giancarlo Stanton.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Troy Tulowitzki, Florida Marlins

WAPT-TV Jackson

MLB game roundup: Longoria, Rays top Jays in 10

Evan Longoria singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays held on to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Evan Longoria, Baseball Players, Ben Zobrist, Nolan Reimold, Jose Bautista, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central

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