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Mike Minor

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  • Denorfia sad to say goodbye to Padres

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres SAN DIEGO -- When Chris Denorfia signed with the San Diego Padres as a minor-leaguer on Dec. 17, 2009, the outfielder described his career as being "at a crossroads." Denorfia was 29 at the time. Two...
  • Hamels, Phillies bullpen combine to no-hit Braves

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Correcting fifth paragraph: Ruf not Howard caught last out Hamels, Phillies bullpen combine to no-hit Braves ATLANTA -- Wildness cost Cole Hamels a chance at his first no-hitter,...
  • Phillies blank Braves again 4-0; Franco gets RBI in major league debut

    Phillies blank Braves again 4-0; Franco gets RBI in major league debut
    ATLANTA — Philadelphia right-hander Kyle Kendrick won his third straight start Tuesday, holding the Atlanta Braves scoreless over seven innings in a 4-0 win at Turner Field. Kendrick (8-11) gave up three hits, two walks and struck out four in...
  • Braves' lack of offense amplified recently

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The lack of offense could end up keeping the Atlanta Braves out of the postseason. The team's inconsistency at the plate has been amplified over the last four games, as the...
  • Braves' Venters headed for 3rd Tommy John surgery

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez figured the news might be bad for Jonny Venters when the left-handed pitcher went to visit Dr. James Andrews this week. Still, the...
  • Wild card is Braves' best (only?) hope

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The 2012 Atlanta Braves were the first team victimized by the addition of second wild card and the subsequent randomness of a single game determining which team advances...
  • Game roundup: Avila's hit lifts Tigers over Yanks

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: Adds Astros-Rangers; more to come Game roundup: Avila's hit lifts Tigers over Yanks DETROIT -- Alex Avila lined the first pitch he saw off the fence in right field to score pinch runner Bryan Holaday from second...
  • Minor makes major contribution in Braves' 6-1 win

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Minor makes major contribution in Braves' 6-1 win NEW YORK -- When Mike Minor takes the mound at Citi Field, the Atlanta Braves know they'll get a well-pitched -- and well-hit -- game from their...
  • Game roundup: Kendrick sac fly gives Angels 10th-inning win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Final update: Adds A's-Angels; will stand Game roundup: Kendrick sac fly gives Angels 10th-inning win ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Howie Kendrick's sacrifice fly to right field drove home Albert Pujols in the bottom of the 10th...
  • Braves' struggle to win close games is real

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH CINCINNATI -- While they won't get much sympathy from the Cincinnati Reds, this weekend's opponents who lead the major leagues with 31 one-run losses, the Atlanta Braves must wonder...
  • Game roundup: Rays' Smyly fires 2-hit shutout

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Marlins-Rockies, fixes typo in Pirates-Brewers ... two games to follow Game roundup: Rays' Smyly fires 2-hit shutout TORONTO -- Drew Smyly pitched a two-hitter in his first career complete game, and Evan...