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Monday | Marlin Maniac

Marlins @ Braves Series Preview: 10 Ridiculous Trade Ideas between Teams

Sep 11, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez and Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann both are separated at home plate by home plate umpire Sam Holbrook during the sixth inning at Marlins Park.

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Monday | The New Zealand Herald

Pop-fly single gives Yankees 3-2 win over Reds

Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning off Brian McCann's pop-fly single that dropped near three Cincinnati Reds in shallow right field, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 victory Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Jacoby Ellsbury, Derek Jeter, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Adrian Gonzalez

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer, and David Phelps pitched the Yankees to a fast start in the second half, leading New York to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, David Phelps, Mike Leake, Carlos Beltran

Thu Jul 17, 2014

New York Post

Yankees, Mets can play themselves into deadline buyers

That is the conundrum both teams face as they come out of the All-Star break and head toward the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. What happens in the next couple of weeks could determine if these teams are contenders or flops, buyers or sellers.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Masahiro Tanaka, Cole Hamels, Dillon Gee

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 7/16

Despite the National League taking a 5-3 loss to the American League, Braves' closer Craig Kimbrel had one of the most dominant pitching performances of the night.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Jason Heyward, Julio Teheran

The Macon Telegraph

Braves need a leader

In this April 22, 2014, photo Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla tosses his helmet after striking out to end the second inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Dan Uggla, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Tim Hudson

Mon Jul 14, 2014

NJ.com

Brian McCann finally hits his stride at the plate

A couple weeks ago, Brian McCann confronted his reality: He was lost and out of answers.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Greene sharp as Yankees beat Orioles 3-0

Now a member of the New York Yankees, the rookie right-hander is dominating some of the best hitters in the big leagues.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, J.J. Hardy

Fri Jul 11, 2014

BleacherReport

Position-by-Position MLB Player Rankings Heading into the All-Star Break

Position-by-position MLB power rankings will once again be a staple this year, and as we head for the All-Star break, it's time for another update.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, Derek Norris, Baseball Players, Evan Gattis, Freddie Freeman

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Men's Journal

Chipper Jones Leads the Hunt at his Family's South Texas Ranch

Atlanta Braves third baseman and future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones retired from baseball in 2012 after 20 seasons and 468 home runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chipper Jones, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Jonny Venters, Hunting, Outdoor Recreation, Travel

Forbes.com

Baseball's Most Overpaid Players

Not long ago, New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner was publicly adamant about scaling down his club's bloated payroll, at least enough to get below the $189 million threshold that would trigger big luxury taxes in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Robinson Cano, Masahiro Tanaka, Ryan Howard, Matt Kemp

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MDJonline.com

Despite struggles, McCann happy in New York

Though he's struggled at the plate in his first year as a Yankee, former Braves star Brian McCann says he doesn't regret the decision to sign with New York.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Will Braves pull off blockbuster?

Trades are a huge part of baseball, and if you’re a baseball fan, you probably occasionally like to think of trades you wish your favorite team would try to make.

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Related Topix: Sports, Christian Bethancourt, Baseball Players, Tom Glavine, Ervin Santana, Clayton Kershaw

DRays Bay

A different look at the Rays' depth chart

With Kevin Kiermaier's defense in the outfield, the Rays should have center field covered for a while - Mike Carlson Instead of looking at players by what level they're at, looking at them by position helps see which areas they can improve at Our minor league depth chart lists players by affiliate they're with, but in advance of the trade deadline, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, David Price, Tampa Bay Rays

Mon Jul 07, 2014

New York Post

McCann's old hitting coach: 'He'll never be comfortable' in NY

It could be the expectations of playing up to a huge contract, the spotlight of New York or the shift he sees used against him almost every at-bat.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

NJ.com

Yankees' Brian McCann: Hurt foot keeps sidelines him again

The Yankees also gave McCann off Friday to rest the foot, which manager Joe Girardi said the 30-year-old likely injured by taking too much extra batting practice.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

BleacherReport

MLB Position-by-Position Player Power Rankings, July Edition

My preseason rankings came out March 7, with subsequent updates coming on April 17 and June 3 , all leading up to these July positional rankings.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Evan Gattis, Yadier Molina, Derek Norris

The Washington Post

Yankees place pair on a Monetary Black Holea team

Brian McCann has bombed in the Bronx. Just not in the way the Yankees hoped. The all-star teams will be named Sunday evening, and there will be no shortage of debates - the player selections, the format, the process, etc.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Moustakas, Jonathan Schoop, Will Venable, Jedd Gyorko, Albert Pujols

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Twinkie Town

Yankees at Twins series preview: Bombers caught in spending cycle

About four and a half weeks ago , I exchanged questions and answers on the Twins and Yankees with Neil Keefe of Keefe and the City.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, David Robertson, David Phelps, A.J. Burnett, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

Rant Sports

Christian Bethancourt is Doing Well but is Not a Replacement for Evan Gattis

It has been longer than most can remember since Christian Bethancourt was not the next big thing behind the plate for the Atlanta Braves .

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Related Topix: Sports, Evan Gattis, Christian Bethancourt, Baseball Players

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