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Can Braves Fit Dansby Swanson (and more) in the Budget?

Can Braves Fit Dansby Swanson (and more) in the Budget?

Among the biggest questions on the minds of Braves fans at the moment is whether star shortstop Dansby Swanson will be retained, and whether the long-circulating speculation about a potential run at Jacob deGrom, who’ll opt out of his Mets contract in a couple of weeks, will come to fruition in the looming offseason. Either …

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Phils polish off Braves in NLDS: 'This is step two'

Phils polish off Braves in NLDS: ‘This is step two’

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies had a weekend full of viral highlights as they advanced to the NLCS for the first time since 2010 by beating the Atlanta Braves 8-3 in Game 4 of the NLDS on Saturday. The clinching victory included a three-run blast by centerfielder Brandon Marsh in the second inning, an inside-the-park …

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Braves vs.  Phillies score: Brandon Marsh, JT Realmuto, Bryce Harper lead Philly to NLCS with series win

Braves vs. Phillies score: Brandon Marsh, JT Realmuto, Bryce Harper lead Philly to NLCS with series win

The Atlanta Braves in 2021 played 16 playoff games and never faced elimination. In 2022, they played four and are going home for the winter. The Philadelphia Phillies, the six seed in the NL in the first-ever full season with six seeds in the playoffs, took down the defending champs in Game 4 Saturday, 8-3, …

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MLB division series: Are the Mariners, Dodgers and Braves done?

MLB division series: Are the Mariners, Dodgers and Braves done?

Eight teams remain in the 2022 postseason. After today’s league division series games, that number could be cut almost in half. Three teams trail their best-of-five series and are facing elimination. In the American League, the Seattle Mariners play their first home playoff game in more than 20 years, hoping to avert a sweep against …

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Phillies vs.  Braves score: Bryce Harper, Aaron Nola push defending champs to brink with NLDS Game 3 win

Phillies vs. Braves score: Bryce Harper, Aaron Nola push defending champs to brink with NLDS Game 3 win

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 9-1 on Friday in Game 3 of their National League Division Series. The Phillies now lead the best-of-five set, 2-1, heading into Saturday’s Game 4. Another win and Philadelphia will advance to the NL Championship Series for the right to play for the pennant against either the Los …

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The Phillies are one win away from the NL Championship Series after a thrilling win over the Braves

The Phillies are one win away from the NL Championship Series after a thrilling win over the Braves

With one swing of the bat, Rhys Hoskins went from toast in the town to toast of the town. Hoskins heard a smattering of boos during introductions and even more after he went down swinging in the first inning of Game 3 of the National League Division Series on Friday. Two innings later, he became …

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Brian Snitker on Spencer Strider, Braves' offensive struggles

Brian Snitker on Spencer Strider, Braves’ offensive struggles

After a tough loss in Game 3 of the NLDS, the Atlanta Braves will have to pick up the pieces quickly before facing a must-win situation Saturday. Atlanta rolled the dice going with Spencer Strider who was electric early before seeing a significant velocity drop during the third inning while the Phillies put up six …

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MLB Division Series top plays: Padres edge Dodgers;  Braves ball Phillies

MLB Division Series top plays: Padres edge Dodgers; Braves ball Phillies

While the American League took a day off after Game 1, the senior circuit moved forward with a pair of NLDS Game 2s on Wednesday. The Atlanta Braves evened up their series with the Philadelphia Phillies after a three-hour rain delay altered the start time. Out West, the San Diego Padres tied things up with …

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Braves vs.  Phillies takeaways: Atlanta ties NLDS behind bats of Olson, Riley, d'Arnaud

Braves vs. Phillies takeaways: Atlanta ties NLDS behind bats of Olson, Riley, d’Arnaud

The Atlanta Braves broke through against Philadelphia Philles ace Zack Wheeler with a two-out rally in the sixth inning, and that plus the excellent pitching of Kyle Wright allowed them to take Game 2 by a score of 3-0. That win evens the best-of-five National League Division Series at a game apiece. The series now …

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Kyle Wright and the Braves bullpen shut down the Phillies in the NLDS-tying 3-0 victory

Kyle Wright and the Braves bullpen shut down the Phillies in the NLDS-tying 3-0 victory

Kyle Wright once again brought a steady presence to Atlanta’s rotation. This time, he came up with one of his best starts of the year when the Braves needed it the most, as his six shutout innings set the tone for the bullpen and helped push Atlanta to a series-tying 3-0 victory over the Phillies …

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