1. Asche Earns Praise for Improved Offensive Approach

    ATLANTA -- Cody Asche will never be accused of not respecting the game of baseball. At the same time, he also refuses to overthink it...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 217 reads 0 comments

  2. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 16

    Every year at the major league All-Star break, prospect lists get reordered. This year was no exception, as I released an updated top 25 Braves prospects on my blog...

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  3. Cliff Lee Set for Monday Return, Possible Audition

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  4. Quinn Is Best of Phils' Thin Crop of Outfield Prospects

    CLEARWATER, Fla. - If you put together a depth chart of the Phillies ' outfield prospects, the thing that would jump off the page is the lack of depth on the chart...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 1,121 reads 0 comments

  5. Dice-K Back to Bullpen as Niese Returns from DL

    SAN DIEGO -- Few were surprised Sunday morning when the Mets announced that left-hander Jon Niese will return from.....

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  6. Flores Is Tearing It Up in Triple-A, but His Return to Mets Not Imminent

    SAN DIEGO - Infielder Wilmer Flores has been on a tear since he was demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas. By going 1-for-4 Sunday, he extended his hitting streak to 21 games. During the streak, he's hitting ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 1,049 reads 1 comments

  7. Mets Want to Trade Bartolo Colon -- There's Just One Problem

    SAN DIEGO — Bartolo Colon's recent slump hasn't exactly made him a hot commodity moving toward the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 722 reads 0 comments

  8. Marlins Look to Claw Back into Division Race

    The Marlins ' grip in the National League East race has steadily loosened as a once tightly packed division takes shape as a two-team race...

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  9. Henderson Alvarez Expected to Make Next Start

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  10. Hand Gives Marlins a Needed Lift, Going Seven Strong Innings

    Brad Hand pitched one of the best games of his career at the perfect time for the Marlins on Sunday, leading Miami to a 3-2 victory over San Francisco ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  11. Stock Up, Stock Down for Mets' Top 10 Prospects for Week 17

    The New York Mets farm system got a bit of a boost this weekend when the team's No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft made his professional debut with the Brooklyn Cyclones. Michael Conforto went 3-for-8 in his first weekend of professional baseball...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about 7 days ago 3,964 reads 4 comments

  12. Big Hits Back Wood's Excellent Start to Take Series

    ATLANTA -- The Braves can breathe a sigh of relief knowing their one-run effort against Phillies ace Cole Hamels on Saturday night was only a hiccup in what has been quite an offensive tear for Atlanta that began just before the All-Star break...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 7 days ago 181 reads 0 comments

  13. 10 Realistic Trades Philadelphia Phillies Could Make at 2014 MLB Trade Deadline

    During the MLB All-Star break, players and fans alike took a four-day breather from the rigorous 162-game season to celebrate the best players in the game and to focus on other priorities for a few days...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 7 days ago 7,413 reads 72 comments

  14. Mets Don't Want to Bring Up Wilmer Flores to Sit on Bench

    SAN DIEGO -- After he was demoted back to the minor leagues, Wilmer Flores went hitless in five at-bats in his first game back with Las Vegas. And he hasn't gone a game without a hit, since...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 8 days ago 42 reads 0 comments

  15. Mets Activate Jon Niese from the Disabled List

    ESPN's Adam Rubin reports that the Mets have activated starter Jon Niese from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for him on the roster, the Mets have designated reliever Buddy Carlyle for assignment...

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  16. Mets' First-Rounder Michael Conforto Makes Debut for Cyclones

    The Mets were on the West Coast on Saturday, but the organization still had reason to keep an eye on things back east. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/mets/mets-first-rounder-michael-conforto-debut-cyclones-article-1...

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  17. Mets Host Citi Field Sleepover for Fans

    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It's a party at Citi Field as the New York Mets host their second annual Citi Field Sleepover...

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  18. Report: Cishek Starting to Surface in Trade Talks

    Right-hander Steve Cishek, the Marlins ' fine closer, is starting to come up in trade talks, perhaps the first sign that fading Miami may be moving into sell mode.....

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  19. Edgin, Black Dissect 9th-Inning Stumble

    Josh Edgin had a simple explanation for his inability to field Seth Smith's two-out chopper in the bottom of the ninth, which allowed Cameron Maybin to score the winning run...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 days ago 69 reads 0 comments

  20. Rapid Reaction: Padres 2, Mets 1

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  21. Fredi Expects Gattis to Be in Monday's Lineup

    ATLANTA -- Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez is counting on Evan Gattis to be activated from the 15-day disabled list in time for Monday's series opener against the Marlins .....

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  22. Wood Pitches Gem, La Stella Clears Bases as Braves Rout Phillies

    In eight weeks since he arrived from Triple-A, Braves second baseman Tommy La Stella has been up seven times with bases loaded...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 days ago 543 reads 0 comments

  23. Braves batter Kendrick, Phillies

    It was 3:14 p.m. when Gerry Davis looked to the gray sky. Kyle Kendrick finished his warm-up tosses, and waited in the downpour. No one wanted to continue, not when the Phillies trailed by five runs and had a plane to catch...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 days ago 121 reads 0 comments

  24. Instant Replay: Braves 8, Phillies 2

    In one of their most dispiriting performances of this atrocious season, the Phillies lost, 8-2, to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Sunday afternoon...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 days ago 84 reads 0 comments

  25. Report: Pirates Have Been Scouting Phillies Starter A.J. Burnett

    As the Pirates prepare to gear up for another run at the post-season, they may be looking to bring back a familiar face...

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