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Atlanta Braves  Jason Heyward connects for a three RBI double in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 13, 2012. Atlanta won the game 7-4.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

ACKERMAN: 5 Great Plays By Jason Heyward

Just so you know — and I’m sure you do by now — the Cardinals acquired the best defensive right fielder in baseball when they traded for the Braves’ Jason Heyward earlier this week.

11/20/2014

Shelby Miller #40 of the St. Louis Cardinals throws a pitch during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 8, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Cardinals Acquire Jason Heyward; Deal Miller

The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed with the Atlanta Braves on a four-player trade.

11/17/2014

Hitting coach Kevin Seitzer of the Toronto Blue Jays autographs baseball memorabilia before the start of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park on May 18, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Springfield, Ill. Native Hired As Braves Hitting Coach

Kevin Seitzer served in same capacity for Blue Jays, this season.

10/27/2014

A fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates cheers during the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 25, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Moves To Within Game Of St. Louis

Pirates crush Braves, 10-1, & continue hot pursuit of NL Central title

09/25/2014

Francisco Liriano #47, John Axford #53, and Stolmy Pimentel #38 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate clinching a National League playoff spot after their 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 23, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Pirates Clinch Playoff Spot, Edge Closer To Cards

Pittsburgh only 1.5 games back in NL Central

09/23/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

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5 Crazy Plays By A Shortstop You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

A super human shortstop, no Derek Jeter, we’re not talking about you.

07/30/2014

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Photo Credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images

Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?

06/25/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Cole Swindell on Representing All Things (and Teams) Atlanta, Georgia

The diehard Atlanta Braves fan gets a special thrill from the team’s third baseman, Chris Johnson, using his song, “Chillin’ It,” as walk-up music.

06/02/2014

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