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Time for the Braves to cash in on Kurt Suzuki

When the Braves signed Kurt Suzuki in January, they knew they were landing an experienced catcher at a cheap price ($1.5M for the 2017 season). The game plan was for Suzuki to provide insurance in case of a Tyler Flowers injury, as well as catch R.A. 253 more words

Alonso gets All-Star nod, but A's swept at home by the Braves

By Morris Phillips

OAKLAND–That ever significant group of former A’s players floating around major league baseball always bares watching. Some leave Oakland just as their careers are ready to ascend, others resurface with All-Star size chips on their shoulders like Josh Donaldson. 396 more words

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Suzuki's Blast Caps 8th-Inning Rally As Braves Upend Nats

By The Sports Xchange

ATLANTA — After leaving 11 runners on base and having another thrown out at the plate, the Atlanta Braves finally got to the shaky Washington Nationals’ bullpen on Friday night. 682 more words

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Who Owned Baseball May 17, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

Clayton Kershaw threw 7 shutout innings, striking out 5 Giants and earned the 6-1 victory for the Dodgers.

Christian Bergman held the A’s to 2 hits, no runs and struck out 9 over 7 1/3 innings as the Mariners prevailed, 4-0. 795 more words

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Suzuki Homers, Braves Top Mets Again

By The Sports Xchange

NEW YORK — Kurt Suzuki’s three-run homer capped a four-run fifth inning Thursday afternoon for the Atlanta Braves, who went on to earn a 7-5 win over the reeling New York Mets and a sweep of the two-game series at Citi Field. 396 more words

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Mets Matinee Misery

By RONALD BLUM  AP Baseball Writer
 NEW YORK (AP) _ Yoenis Cespedes limped off with a pulled hamstring, Matt Harvey was chased in the fifth inning as he made an emergency start in place of ailing Noah Syndergaard, and the New York Mets’ losing streak reached six with a 7-5 defeat to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. 604 more words

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Maui's Kurt Suzuki, Atlanta Braves complete $1.5 million, 1-year deal

ATLANTA (AP) — Kurt Suzuki and the Atlanta Braves finalized their $1.5 million, one-year contract, giving the team another experienced catcher to share time with Tyler Flowers. 93 more words

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