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New York Mets Season Can be Determined Over the Next Seven Games

The verdict on the New York Mets 2014 season may be very well determined over the course of their next two series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Lucas Duda, Madison Bumgarner, Washington Nationals

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Another gem by Clayton Kershaw helps Dodgers to 2-1 victory and sweep of Braves

The Dodgers' Yasiel Puig scores past Braves catcher Evan Gattis on a double by Adrian Gonzalez in the first inning Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Freddie Freeman, National League West, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Evan Gattis

Bellingham Herald

Dodgers beat Braves 2-1 on Kershaw's 9-hitter

When he didn't get it, the Dodgers' ace finished off the Braves on his own. He scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games in a 2-1 victory Thursday night that completed Los Angeles' three-game sweep of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Clayton Kershaw, A.J. Ellis

The News Journal

Phillies have only themselves to blame for failure

Phillies have only themselves to blame for failure Kevin Tresolini weighs in on the lack of trade-deadline deals Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1rUPGsW Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee, once thought to be trade bait, throws in the first inning Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Ryan Howard, Antonio Bastardo, Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins

The Washington Post

What the Nationals are missing without Ryan Zimmerman in the lineup

In the 53 games with Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman in the lineup this season, Washington has a 34-19 record.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Ryan Zimmerman, Baseball Players, Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters, Jayson Werth, Ian Desmond

ESPN

Nationals acquire SS Cabrera from Indians

If Asdrubal Cabrera plays second base for the Nationals, the team will look for him to improve what has been a weakness for the Nats this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Asdrubal Cabrera, Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond

Fish Stripes

The Miami Marlins and the difficult road to contention

The Marlins are impressing with a number of exciting victories over the Washington Nationals and six straight wins overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals, Florida Marlins

The Washington Post

How the Nationals can pull ahead in the NL East

The Nationals and the Braves have been fighting for the NL East lead all season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jimmy Rollins, Juan Lagares

NorthJersey.com

Mets rout Phillies, 11-2, to win series

Lucas Duda watches his eight-inning, two-run home run off Phillies relief pitcher Phillipe Aumont head into the upper deck on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Rant Sports

Expect the New York Mets to Stand Pat at the Trade Deadline

MLB 's non-waiver trade deadline is less than 24 hours away, and things are about to heat up.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, New York Mets, Daniel Murphy, Carlos Gonzalez, Troy Tulowitzki

Philly.com

Phillies hit trade deadline with few options

If Ruben Amaro Jr. was still on the fence about being a buyer or seller, then Trade Deadline Eve should have helped sway the thinking of the Phillies general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Hunter Pence, Roy Oswalt

NJ.com

Grading Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr.'s past trade deadlines

The pressure is on Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. to start fixing his mess of a franchise before baseball's July 31 trade deadline comes and goes Thursday at 3 p.m. The Phillies, last in the NL East and headed for a third consecutive season of no playoffs after winning their division every year from 2007-11, have a lot of available ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Antonio Bastardo, Ben Francisco, Carlos Carrasco

Bradenton.com

Atlanta Braves

The Los Angeles Dodgers are taking full advantage of the current woes of the San Francisco Giants and will shoot for a fifth straight win Wednesday in the middle test of a three-game set with the Atlanta Braves.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League West, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Anthony Varvaro, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers

Rant Sports

Washington Nationals Rumors: Eyes are On Boston Red Sox Relievers

The Washington Nationals reportedly had a scout in attendance to watch the Boston Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays in Tampa Bay last weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, American League East, Tampa Bay Rays, Baseball Players, Andrew Miller

Rant Sports

Lucas Duda Proving To Be New York Mets' Future At First Base

Coming into the 2014 season there was a big question mark at first base for the New York Mets .

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Related Topix: Sports, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, National League, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Nationals blanked by Alvarez, Marlins

Even though Washington Nationals were on the wrong end of the result, it was a positive outing for Stephen Strasburg.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Brad Hand, Steve Cishek, Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman

Daily Dispatch

Resurgent Miami plates four in the 9th to upend Nationals

The Miami Marlins mounted an improbable rally Monday against first-place Washington, and they're thinking they can come from behind in the NL East standings, too.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Bryce Harper, Baseball Players, Jordan Zimmermann

Atlanta Braves

Full Hall: Inductions a stamp of Braves' greatness

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Tom Glavine, Baseball Players, Chipper Jones, National League West, Atlanta Braves

Philly.com

Trading Hamels could make sense

THE SMOKE signals speak volumes this time of year, if not with their content, then certainly with their timing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, National League, Major League Baseball, Cliff Lee, Chase Utley, Kyle Kendrick

The China Post

Worley shutout steers Pirates past Giants

Pittsburgh's Vance Worley pitched his first career shutout to guide the Pirates to a 5-0 win over San Francisco on Monday, closing within two games of the lead in the National League Central division.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, American League, American League East

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