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Craig Kimbrel

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  • Tuesday: Braves at Marlins, 7:10 p.m.

    When/where: 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami On the mound LHP Alex Wood vs. RHP Mat Latos: Just three of Wood's 11 wins last season came away from Turner Field, where he logged a 3.11 ERA in 89 2/3 innings compared to a 2.41 ERA in 82 innings at home....
  • Miami Marlins not saddened to see ex-Braves closer Craig Kimbrel go

    Miami Marlins not saddened to see ex-Braves closer Craig Kimbrel go
    The only current Marlin with multiple career hits against former Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, who was traded to the Padres Sunday, is Donovan Solano (2-for-7 with an RBI a walk and two strikeouts). Neither Solano nor any other hitter on the active...
  • Phillies open season this afternoon against Red Sox

    Phillies open season this afternoon against Red Sox
    Baseball's back! The Cards shut out the Cubs Sunday night, and the Phillies, with Cole Hamles on the mound, open at 3 p.m. today against Boston at Citizens Bank Park. … Stephen Gross looks at a rotation that could feature some of the organization's...
  • Padres continue makeover, obtain Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton from Braves

    Padres continue makeover, obtain Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton from Braves
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres couldn't start the season without yet another blockbuster deal by first-year general manager A.J. Preller. Preller pushed ahead with his remarkable makeover of the Padres on Sunday when he acquired All-Star...
  • Latest Braves trade leaves Nick Markakis in a familiar situation

    Latest Braves trade leaves Nick Markakis in a familiar situation
    You've got to be wondering what Nick Markakis is thinking right now, the day after the Atlanta Braves traded away Craig Kimbrel, one of the best closers in baseball, for a bag of magic beans. The Braves have conceded the 2015 season and beyond as...
  • Scouting the Phillies' opponents in the National League East

    Scouting the Phillies' opponents in the National League East
    WASHINGTON NATIONALS They were already the best team in the NL East, but going out and signing Max Scherzer makes them almost untouchable until at least October. Scherzer will join baseball's best rotation, which posted an MLB-low 3.04 ERA in 2014 and...
  • Washington Nationals leading the hunt for NL East championship

    Washington Nationals leading the hunt for NL East championship
    EAST DIVISION Washington Nationals 2014: 96-66, first place. Last year in playoffs: 2014. The Nationals had the best record in the NL last year and won the division for the second time in three years, but they still have not won a postseason...
  • Marlins: Masset's curveball toughest pitch to hit for home run

    Marlins: Masset's curveball toughest pitch to hit for home run
    Among the non-roster pitchers attempting to earn a spot in the Miami Marlins’ bullpen during spring training lurks what may be the most obscure yet intriguing trivia answer in the major leagues. Nick Masset smiles when it is brought up. He is...
  • Hall-worthy candidates (based on stats versus Marlins)

    Hall-worthy candidates (based on stats versus Marlins)
    John Smoltz and Randy Johnson, two of the four 2015 Hall of Fame inductees, did not hurt their credentials with their career numbers against the Marlins. Johnson in 14 career starts went 8-2 with a 1.97 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 96 innings. Smoltz was...
  • Upton brothers help Braves top Phillies

    By Jordan Hall, The Sports Xchange PHILADELPHIA -- Brothers Justin Upton and B.J. Upton did it all Saturday night in leading the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Each Upton homered and threw out a...
  • Bateadores y lanzadores latinos cierran temporada con títulos individuales

    Bateadores y lanzadores latinos cierran temporada con títulos individuales
    HOUSTON - La aportación de los peloteros latinoamericanos volvió a ser destacada y decisiva una temporada más en la competición regular del béisbol de las Grandes Ligas que concluyó el domingo al quedarse con cinco títulos individuales. La jornada...