1. Atlanta Braves Tighten Gun Policy at Turner Field

    The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  2. Young Jr. Stops Thinking About Stats, Starts Getting Onbase

    Don't think, just hit. Eric Young Jr. doesn't want to know about the numbers, especially when it comes to a key statistic his manager has set as a goal — the ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 104 reads 0 comments

  3. Young to return to lineup vs. Harang, Braves

    Chris Young is ready to get his season started. A right quadriceps injury kept him out of the Mets ' lineup for nearly three weeks, but he will finally retake his place in New York's lineup on Friday against Atlanta ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  4. Mets Want 'attitude' Adjustment from Noah Syndergaard

    Noah Syndergaard has a major league fastball and curveball, but the Mets would like to see a little more “attitude” from their top pitching prospect.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 553 reads 1 comments

  5. Chris Young Readies for Return to Mets and New Season Debut

    Chris Young says the first one did not count. The one inning he played in left field on April 2 is not enough to count as a season debut...

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  6. Is Ryan Howard Figuring It Out?

    Howard's 8th inning walk on Thursday was the most important at-bat of the game, but his improved plate discipline has been going on all season. Is he starting to figure things out....

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  7. Brown Wants to Learn to Hit Before Thinking Power

    The most difficult part, according to Dom Brown, is restraint. There are times when he really wants to swing hard and try to hit home runs, but then catches himself.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 69 reads 0 comments

  8. Phillies' Burnett may be getting a lift from hernia

    THE ONLY MOMENTS when A.J. Burnett appeared limited by his hernia occurred on the base paths. One was in the third inning, another in the sixth, both occasions featuring a gait that suggested soiled trousers...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 179 reads 0 comments

  9. Cole Hamels poised to return to rotation

    In the last 2 days, the Phillies have watched the two pitchers atop their rotation post two of the team's top pitching performances of the young season. Cole Hamels looks plenty ready to join the party...

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  10. Philadelphia Phillies' Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

    The Philadelphia Phillies have started the 2014 season in a rather intriguing fashion. They stand at 7-8, and while they've shown flashes of brilliance, there have also been many moments of struggle...

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  11. Is the Atlanta Braves Rotation for Real or Simply Overachieving?

    The first blow came in the offseason when, after nine years, Tim Hudson signed with the San Francisco Giants , leaving the Atlanta Braves without their presumptive ace and without ...

    Martin Gandy Written by Martin Gandy about 3 days ago 7,950 reads 39 comments

  12. Papelbon Fires Back at Velocity Critics

    PHILADELPHIA – According to PITCHf/x, Jonathan Papelbon's fastball topped out at 93 miles per hour Thursday, an encouraging sign for a closer who has struggled at times recently with location and velocity...

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  13. Mets Invent, Implement 'Bases Per Out' Stat

    Terry Collins defines the Mets ' hitting philosophy as: “It's not about when you swing, it's about the damage you do when you swing. It's not early in the count necessarily. It's not deep in counts...

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  14. Denard Span to Begin Rehab Assignment at Class A Hagerstown

    Denard Span is scheduled to begin his minor league rehab assignment at Class A Hagerstown on Thursday night. The Nationals expect Span to get three at-bats in his first rehab game and increase the workload to four at-bats in a second rehab game...

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  15. Debate: Who's Been Braves' Biggest Disappointment so Far?

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  16. Debate: Who's Been Mets' Biggest Disappointment so Far?

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  17. Revere's 8th Inning Single Helps Phillies Avoid Sweep

    Ben Revere singled home Domonic Brown in the eighth inning for the only run of the afternoon, giving the Phillies a 1-0 win to narrowly avoid a sweep by the Atlanta Braves ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  18. Debate: Who's Been Phils' Biggest Disappointment so Far?

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  19. Rendon Staying Healthy and Delivering Big Hits for Nationals

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  20. Williams on Comebacks: "It's a Good Thing. Not Ideal, but Good"

    The Nationals are now up to five comeback wins in 15 games, meaning more than half of their victories have come when the opponent scores first.....

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  21. Bryce Harper Scratched with Quad Tightness but Expected to Play

    Bryce Harper was scratched an hour before Wednesday's game with a tight left quadriceps muscle but is expected to play on Thursday in Washington against the St. Louis Cardinals ...

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  22. Young, Eovaldi Meet in Opener of Interleague Set

    There isn't a lot of history between the Marlins and Mariners , but Miami has some familiarity with veteran pitcher Chris Young.....

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  23. Starters' Early Exits Difficult to Overcome

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  24. Marlins Shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria's Bat Has Been as Good as His Glove

    One of the few bright spots of this can't-be-over-quick-enough road trip for the Marlins has been shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 26 reads 0 comments

  25. Mets bring up Matsuzaka, outright lefty Lannan

    Seeking to fortify their bullpen while generating a measure of ready-made rotation depth, the Mets on Wednesday recalled right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka from Triple-A Las Vegas, outrighting lefty John Lannan...

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