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9 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Game 133, Nationals at Mariners

King Felix vs. Jordan Zimmermann, 7:10pm Wild Card Odds - Fangraphs.com: 46.4% Baseballprospectus.com: 42.4% The M's kick off a series against the NL East leading Nationals tonight, a contest between the teams that lead their respective leagues in ERA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, National League, Major League Baseball, Hisashi Iwakuma, Bartolo Colon, James Paxton, Derek Holland

Fri Aug 29, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Braves 5, Marlins 2

Upton - who has seven homers and 28 RBIs this month - finished 2-for-4 as the Braves moved within one game of San Francisco for the final National League wild-card spot and within 5 1 2 games of NL East leader Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Chris Hatcher, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons

Times Herald-Record

Mets call up Herrera, top prospect and youngest player in majors

A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy's potential replacement at second base someday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, Vic Black

Talking Chop

The Next 20 Days Could be the most influential of all...

Atlanta Braves - 18 games: vs. MIA , vs. PHI , @ MIA , @ WAS , @ TEX , vs. WAS Washington Nationals - 19 games: @ SEA , @ LAD , vs. PHI , vs. ATL , @ NYM , @ ATl St. Louis Cardinals - 20 games: vs. CHC , vs. PIT , @ MIL , @ CIN , vs. COL , vs. MIL * San Francisco Giants - 18 games: vs. MIL , @ COL , @ DET , vs. ARI , vs. LAD , @ ARI Pittsburgh ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates

The Miami Herald

Washington Nationals

Seattle enters this series after dropping two of three to the worst team in baseball, the Texas Rangers.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann, Washington Nationals, Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

The Good Phight

Series with Mets to determine all-important fourth place spot in NL East

Juan Lagares hops off his wall perch in the outfield and screeches like a bird as the game gets underway.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Juan Lagares, Baseball Players, Little League, David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Travis D'Arnaud

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/29

This has something Braves fans have been waiting to see all season: Mike Minor pitching well.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Craig Kimbrel, Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons

Federal Baseball

Nationals remain at even keel during winning and losing streaks...

The Washington Nationals headed to Seattle to start a three-game streak with the Mariners tonight having dropped three straight to the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Phillies at Mets

The Philadelphia Phillies have long since dropped from postseason contention, but they have done their part to impact the playoff race by winning seven of their past nine - all against October contenders.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, David Buchanan, Baseball Players, Jacob deGrom, David Wright

Atlanta Braves

Ervin tries to stay hot against visiting Marlins

The Marlins have not had a winning season since 2009, and they've finished last in the National League East three straight years.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Philly.com

Phillies president Montgomery on indefinite medical leave of absence

He returned to work within a month, however, and has been present at the ballpark as recently as Wednesday night, when he greeted the Taney Little League baseball team for a pregame ceremony after the Dragons won the Mid-Atlantic Regional and reached the Little League World Series.

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Rant Sports

Putting Daniel Murphy on DL is Right Move for New York Mets

The news came in this evening that the New York Mets are placing Daniel Murphy on the disabled list with his right calf strain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Murphy, National League, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Bonifacio has 4 hits, Minor strong again in 6-1 win over Mets

For those who were still skeptical of Braves pitcher Mike Minor after his performance Friday at Cincinnati, where he took a no-hitter to the eighth inning, his seven-plus innings of four-hit ball Thursday against the Mets should help erase any lingering doubts.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Travis D'Arnaud, Eric Campbell

The News Journal

Ryne Sandberg the least of Phillies' worries

Ryne Sandberg the least of Phillies' worries Despite recent grumbles from players, team needs to first figure out front-office future Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1tPDSXl Amaro has kept a low profile at Citizens Bank Park since the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, But when he spoke Monday, Amaro described ... (more)

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Fish Stripes

Looking at Jarred Cosart's domination of the strike zone

Despite being in the early stages of his Marlins career, Jarred Cosart has already made a huge impact on the team's rotation by his ability to dominate the strike-zone.

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That Balls Outta Here

Fire Ruben Amaro

Jul 25, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. walks the field while talking on the phone during batting practice before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Roy Halladay, Baseball Players, Raul Ibanez, Cliff Lee, Chris Carpenter

Fish Stripes

Giancarlo Stanton's unfortunate timing in Marlins history

Had Giancarlo Stanton come around a few years earlier or a few years later, his outlook on the team may not have been so morbid.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Hanley Ramirez, Anibal Sanchez, Florida Marlins

BleacherReport

Key X-Factors That Will Determine Atlanta Braves' Pennant Race Fate

The Atlanta Braves spent much of this season in first place in the NL East, but their struggles in the second half, combined with a surge from the Washington Nationals , has them hoping to stay competitive for a Wild Card spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Freddie Freeman, Dan Uggla, Jordan Schafer, Chipper Jones

Tomahawk Take

Atlanta Braves Morning Chop/Box for 8/28

Aug 27, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Mets third baseman Eric Campbell is tagged out at the plate by Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird during the ninth inning of a game at Citi Field.

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Washington Nationals

Nats, Mariners to clash in Interleague showdown

After being unable to work into the seventh inning in his last two starts, American League Cy Young Award candidate Felix Hernandez will try to return to form Friday when the Mariners open a three-game series against the National League-best Nationals at Safeco Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Felix Hernandez, National League, Major League Baseball, Jordan Zimmermann, Yoenis Cespedes, Michael Saunders

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