Archive for July, 2012

Braves win 7th straight behind Medlen, McCann (The Associated Press)

By at 31 July, 2012, 10:57 pm

ATLANTA (AP) — Kris Medlen had a successful return to the rotation, Brian McCann homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win.

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San Francisco Giants Acquire Hunter Pence for Nate Schierholtz and More: Fan Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 July, 2012, 2:51 pm

The San Francisco Giants made a deadline deal in 2011 that didn’t quite work out to their benefit. Brian Sabean sent Zack Wheeler to the New York Mets in exchange for outfielder Carlos Beltran — a rental player who was scheduled to be a free agent in …

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Phillies-Nationals Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 31 July, 2012, 2:38 pm

Dealt twice in July over the past three seasons, Cliff Lee isn’t changing addresses after the 2012 trade deadline. Two-thirds of the Philadelphia Phillies’ starting outfield is.

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San Francisco Giants Acquire Hunter Pence from Philadelphia Phillies: Fan’s Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 July, 2012, 1:44 pm

The San Francisco Giants finally made the major move fans were hoping for before the non-waiver trade deadline by acquiring the one big bat they coveted from the Philadelphia Phillies. In a four-player trade, the Giants will acquire outfielder Hunter P…

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Slumping Giants Face Matt Harvey in Second Major League Start: Fan’s Preview (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 July, 2012, 11:46 am

After falling victim to a game-tying homer in the eighth inning and a go-ahead homer in the tenth inning by Scott Hairston, the San Francisco Giants have now lost a season-high five straight games. This slide started on Wednesday, July 25 against the S…

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Jason Bay Snaps Out of His 0-For-23 Funk: Fan’s Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 July, 2012, 9:52 am

The New York Mets’ current West Coast road trip could serve as Jason Bay’s last chance to prove he’s got something left in the tank after his tumultuous two-and-a-half year stint in the Big Apple.

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Who Needs TRAIDS ? It’s Matt Harvey Day

By at 31 July, 2012, 9:39 am

I’m positive that the Mets front office would love to make a deal or two or three today, Trade Deadline Day, (I was very close to taking the day off from work by claiming today as a religious holiday) but the Mets baseball ops know this team needs a ton of work to become a […]

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Phillies Now Have to Visit Baseball’s Best Team in Nationals: A Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 July, 2012, 7:23 am

The Philadelphia Phillies are coming off a likely season-killing sweep from the Atlanta Braves. What’s worse, Phillies fans like myself will likely have more reason to throw in the towel this week, and not just because a few old favorites may be traded…

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