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6 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Lucas: Loyal Chicago Cubs fans still waiting on a championship

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, National League

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

Mazzone: Throwing 'More Often with Less Exertion' Key to Avoiding Arm Injuries

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Glavine, Baseball Players, Kris Medlen, National League, Brandon Beachy, Major League Baseball, Jarrod Parker, Bruce Rondon

13 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Stock Up, Stock Down for Philadelphia Phillies' Top 10 Prospects Entering Week 4

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies

17 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Andrelton Simmons' Added Offense Could Make Braves' Extension Look Like a Steal

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 .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies

22 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

Eckstein has fond memories of time with Nats

Angels player information coach Rick Eckstein said he doesn't have any bitterness toward the Nationals, who relieved him of his duties as hitting coach last July and replaced him with Rick Schu.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League, American League, Washington Nationals

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

Cliff Lee Dominant For Phillies As Dodgers Manage 4 Hits in 7-0 Shutout

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Domonic Brown, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Carlos Ruiz, Soccer Players

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Braves send Marlins to 0-7 on road

The Marlins' challenge on this week's six-game trip to Atlanta and New York is the gantlet they must navigate to respectability.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Arquimedes Caminero, Mike Dunn, Craig Kimbrel, Evan Gattis, Dan Uggla

Rant Sports

Atlanta Braves Are Too Reliant On Home Runs

The pitching staff for the Atlanta Braves has been fantastic so far this year. In the team's 13 wins, they have allowed just under 2.5 runs per game.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Dan Uggla, Julio Teheran, Jason Heyward

True Blue LA

Dodgers face the always-tough Cliff Lee in opener with Phillies

The Dodgers continue their 10-game homestand with a four-game series against the Phillies at Dodger Stadium, and while many of the same cast of characters remain from the back-to-back NLCS matchups of 2008-2009 this year's version is a far cry from those Philadelphia teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Dee Gordon, Cole Hamels, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier

Sports Media 101

New York Yankees Could Have Interest in Philadelphia Phillies SP...

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

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Related Topix: Sports, Ivan Nova, Baseball Players, Eduardo Nunez, National League, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Cliff Lee

Marlin Maniac

Miami Marlins vs Atlanta Braves Series Preview

Apr 19, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria is greeted by teammates after scoring a run on a wild pitch during the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Marlins Ballpark.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

BleacherReport

One Trade Every MLB Team Should Already Be Thinking About

That was made clear by the recent swap between the New York Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates, which saw Ike Davis head to the NL Central in exchange for Zack Thornton and a player to be named later.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, National League Central, National League West, American League, American League Central, J.J. Putz

FakeTeams

Roto Roundup: Henderson Alvarez, Ryan Braun, Wil Myers and others

Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Saturday's roto action, including Ryan Braun, Wil Myers, Henderson Alvarez, Jonathan Villar and others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Henderson Alvarez, Baseball Players, Jonathan Villar, National League, Major League Baseball, Mike Zunino, Jason Grilli

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 4/20

TC's Ben Duronio has been in the press box this weekend at Citi Field and got to cover a drama filled second game of the series on Saturday night in which the Braves pulled out victoriously in with a 7-5 win.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Mike Minor, Bartolo Colon, Lucas Duda, Atlanta Braves

Fish Stripes

Fish Cap: Miami Marlins 7, Seattle Mariners 0

Henderson Alvarez threw a complete game, two-hit shutout on Saturday night, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of their scoring opportunities, putting up 7 runs on 10 hits, including a three-run home run by Marcell Ozuna.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Mike Zunino, Nick Franklin, Abraham Almonte, Florida Marlins

The China Post

Harper pulled for first base run as Nationals lose to Cardinals

Washington star Bryce Harper was taken out of the game by first-year manager Matt Williams for failing to run hard to first base on a routine out during a 4-3 loss to St. Louis on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, Jason Grilli

Teddy Never Wins

When the Montreal Expos Ruled the MLB World

This is part two of a three part examination of Matt Williams , the Montreal Expos, and the lost season of 1994.

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Related Topix: Sports, Montreal Expos, National League, Tom Glavine, Baseball Players

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, Ruben Tejada, New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, Zack Wheeler, Arizona Diamondbacks

The Afro American Newspaper

Washington Sweeps Marlins, but Continue to Struggle Against Braves

This past week went a lot like opening week for the Washington Nationals as they started off with a series sweep over the Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Washington Nationals, Anthony Rendon

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Phillies' offense nonexistent as Rockies triumph

This winter, the Colorado Rockies demolished some 4,000 seats in Coors Field's upper deck.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Colorado Rockies, Jimmy Rollins, Nolan Arenado, Chase Utley

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