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32 min ago | Toronto Blue Jays

Braves win in 12th after Minor flirts with no-no

The left-hander tossed 7 2/3 no-hit innings before yielding a game-tying single to Billy Hamilton, but a two-run homer by Justin Upton in the 12th lifted the Braves to a 3-1 win over the Reds at Great American Ball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Billy Hamilton, Zack Cozart, Chris Heisey

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Nationals' 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp

As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Michael Morse, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Brandon Belt, Washington Nationals, San Francisco Giants

TheCourier.com

Nationalsa 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp

The Nationals fell 10-3 to the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, ending a streak that tied a franchise record and included seven one-run victories, five come-from-behind wins and five walk-offs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, National League, Major League Baseball, Michael Morse, Jordan Zimmermann, Washington Nationals, San Francisco Giants

Washington Nationals

Strasburg armed and ready for stretch run

Two years ago this month, word started spreading that the Nationals were going to shut down Stephen Strasburg for the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Michael Morse, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Ryan Langerhans, Asdrubal Cabrera

Isportsweb.com

Philadelphia Phillies: Is GM Ruben Amaro on the hot seat?

The Philadelphia Phillies are on pace to miss the playoffs for the third consecutive season.

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

Deming Headlight

Around the horn in the Major Leagues

Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Denard Span, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Rafael Soriano, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/22

Scoring eight runs is great. Scoring eight runs AND pitching a shutout is just double-fun.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Luis Avilan, Justin Upton

Washington Times

Reds fall to Braves 8-0 for new season low point

The only intrigue for the crowd of 20,243 at Great American Ball Park was whether Skip Schumaker could get the Braves out.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jason Heyward, Baseball Players, David Holmberg, Bryan Price

Philly.com

Braves beat Reds 8-0 for 6th win in last 7

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Cincinnati Reds, Jason Heyward, David Holmberg, Julio Teheran

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Reds fall to Braves 8-0 for new season low point

The only intrigue for the crowd of 20,243 at Great American Ball Park was whether Skip Schumaker could get the Braves out.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Mike Minor, Jason Heyward, David Holmberg, Bryan Price

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Major League Baseball

10-game winning streak ties Nationals record

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Montreal Expos, Adam LaRoche, Scott Hairston

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Miami Marlins have flair for the dramatic with one-run games

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Baseball Players, Logan Morrison

Star-Telegram.com

Rangers charging toward 100 losses

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, National League, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Alcides Escobar

Washington Nationals

Roark out to make it nine straight wins for Nats

Roark went seven innings in each of his five starts and surrendered more than one run only once in July.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

Better Know Your Organization: Drew Storen Takes the Nationals/Expos Quiz

So here's a tip: If they can follow ace student Drew Storen with the No. 2 pencil, consider them October favorites.

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Related Topix: Sports, Montreal Expos, Major League Baseball, National League, Baseball Players, Drew Storen, American League, American League East, Washington Nationals

The Winnipeg Free Press

Wheeler wins 6th in row, Duda and Campbell homer as Mets beat A's 8-5, end 3-game skid

The New York Mets still consider themselves a contender in the NL East chase even with a daunting deficit to make up over the final month.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, Eric Campbell, Oakland Athletics, Zack Wheeler

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Nationals win 9th in row, nip D-backs in 9th

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Wilson Ramos, Anthony Rendon, Daniel Hudson, Tanner Roark

Rant Sports

Zack Wheeler Has Bright Future Ahead With New York Mets

The New York Mets have been amongst the bottom of the NL East for the past five years.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Zack Wheeler, Baseball Players, Carlos Beltran, Matt Harvey

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/20

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.

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

Marlin Maniac

Time to Join the Marlins Bandwagon?

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League

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