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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


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:



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.


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.


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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?


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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.


St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jaime Garcia delivers a pitch to the Atlanta Braves in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 18, 2014.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Braves Ruin Garcia’s Return

Two-run ninth propels Atlanta past St. Louis, 6-5


St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller takes to the field for a game against the Atlanta Braves at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 16, 2014.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Shelby Miller KO’s Braves, 5-1

Cards righty fans 7 in 7 innings & allows only 1 run.


St. Louis Cardinals Kolten Wong makes a diving attempt for a ball hit by Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman in the first inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 16, 2014.  The hit was good for a single.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cards Start Atlanta Series With Win

Gloves, bats, pitching all big for St. Louis in 5-2 victory.


Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals knocks in two runs with a 4th inning single against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on May 7, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Cards Breeze Past Braves, 7-1

Matt Holliday had three RBI for St. Louis, as Adam Wainwright won sixth of year.