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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.
A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy's potential replacement at second base someday.
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)
Seattle enters this series after dropping two of three to the worst team in baseball, the Texas Rangers.
Juan Lagares hops off his wall perch in the outfield and screeches like a bird as the game gets underway.
This has something Braves fans have been waiting to see all season: Mike Minor pitching well.
The Washington Nationals headed to Seattle to start a three-game streak with the Mariners tonight having dropped three straight to the Philadelphia Phillies.
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.
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.
The news came in this evening that the New York Mets are placing Daniel Murphy on the disabled list with his right calf strain.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 01:22 am
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