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Peaked too early? Phillies vs. Dodgers series preview

After Maikel Franco’s walk-off home run on Sunday, the Phillies head into the series against the Dodgers with some momentum. That might be bad news for a Dodgers team which may have lost some of its competitive edge. Los Angeles...

Game Thread: Pirates head to St. Louis in hopes of getting back on track

The Pittsburgh Pirates will enter Busch Stadium Monday hoping to snap their three-game post-All Star Break skid by dismantling the NL Central rival St. Louis Cardinals in the series opener at 8:15 pm Eastern. The Bucs will send right-hander...

Raiders’ full Madden ratings released, new additions rated highly

We’re all very excited to see the new-look Raiders this upcoming season, but the very first place we as fans will get to experience the 2019 Raiders is on Madden 2020, which will be released on August 2 for...

Charles Oakley: ‘Nets hit Mega Millions and Powerball’

Michael Scotto was the Big 3 Tournament at Barclays Center Sunday and talked a number of former Nets (and one outspoken former Knick) about the Nets off-season ... and what it means for both New York basketball and the...

J.R. Smith is Unlikely to Sign With the Lakers After Being Released by the Cavs

The Cavaliers waived J.R. Smith on Monday after failing to find a willing trade partner for the veteran guard.  Rumors have linked him recently to the Lakers and a reunion with his former teammate, LeBron James. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported...

McCann to catch Fried, Riley stays in eighth slot for Game 1 of Braves-Brewers

Brian Snitker has proven time after time that he is a creature of habit. He is such a creature of habit, in fact, that the only change from yesterday’s lineup will be the pitcher. Ozzie Albies will retain his newfound...

Atlanta rides four-game winning streak into Milwaukee

The All-Star Break has been known to put a dent in certain teams’ momentum, but the Braves showed no signs of slowing down this past weekend while sweeping the young upstart San Diego Padres. They will now head...

Braves place Jacob Webb on IL, recall Huascar Ynoa from Gwinnett

The Braves have placed reliever Jacob Webb on the 10-day injured list and recalled Huascar Ynoa from Triple-A Gwinnett. Webb was placed on the IL retroactive to July 13. Ynoa, 21, made his big league debut earlier this season but...

Marlins Minor League Report: July 8-14

Each week, Fish Stripes will be recapping the past week’s performances throughout the Marlins minor league system. We highlight the players who either had an outstanding week, or one they would like to put behind them. All stats updated entering...

Nationals’ Aníbal Sánchez limits damage in what ends up 4-3 loss to Phillies…

Aníbal Sánchez bounced back from a rather rough nine-start stretch that started his 2019 campaign, (over which he went 0-6 with a 5.10 ERA, 25 walks, 41 Ks, and a .263/.353/.463 line against in 42 1⁄3 innings pitched), with...

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