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6 hrs ago | Amazin' Avenue
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.
6 hrs ago | The Good Phight
There are people, some in the Phils organization apparently, that don't think there's room for Maikel Franco as a September call-up.
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.
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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Steven Souza, 25, tore up Triple-A pitching this season, and this afternoon he was named the AAA International League MVP.
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.
The Oakland Athletics moved level with the Los Angeles Angels at the top of American League West after beating the Houston Astros 8-2.
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.
It's been a while since the Phillies won a series against a National League East opponent.
The chance of the Marlins making the playoffs is assessed at 2.8 to 4.3 percent - and their schedule is of no assistance.
"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.
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.
Matt Williams' description of the recently-completed homestand? "It was some hairy times and some not-to-plan moments," the Nationals' skipper said.
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.
At the end of July, Ken Rosenthal explained why the Miami Marlins should trade Giancarlo Stanton.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:56 am
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