With only a few weeks left until the MLB Playoffs begin, it got me to thinking about how exciting the end of the baseball regular season can be.
The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez.
Evan Gattis broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run homer, and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2 Sunda
When the Miami Marlins entered their series with the Atlanta, they looked forward to a chance to surpass their divisional foe for first place. But they’ve squandered that opportunity with back-to-back home losses to the Braves.
Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Miami Marlins 4-2 Monday night.
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The average raise for a player in salary arbitration was 117 percent this year, according to a study by The Associated Press, led by steep hikes for Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Giancarlo Stanton and Michael Brantley.
The smallest crowd yet to watch a game in Marlins Park waited in vain for a run to cheer about. Reeling Miami was shut out for the fourth time this season, and its losing streak reached five games with an 8-0 loss Wednesday night to the Atlanta Braves.
Kris Medlen allowed only an unearned run in seven innings Tuesday night, and the Atlanta Braves earned their fifth consecutive victory by beating the punchless Miami Marlins 3-2.
Justin Upton went 4 for 4, including his sixth home run, and Paul Maholm allowed one hit in seven sharp innings to help the Atlanta Braves spoil the Miami Marlins’ home opener Monday by winning 2-0.