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Braves-Twins preview (The Associated Press)

The Atlanta Braves and Minnesota Twins waged one of the most memorable World Series in history 25 years ago. The Twins will celebrate the silver anniversary of their second world championship this week with festivities scheduled prior to both games against the Braves. The Braves and Twins each finished in last place that season before rebounding to meet in the 1991 World Series. [read full article]

Posted Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:32:36 PDT - via Yahoo Sports

Story's 2 home runs leads Rockies over Braves, 8-4 (The Associated Press)

Trevor Story looked up to Troy Tulowitzki as he climbed through the Colorado Rockies' minor leagues. Story hit two home runs to set an NL rookie record for shortstops and the Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Saturday night. Story had four hits including his 25th and 26th homers to pass his Tulowitzki, who had 24 for the Rockies in 2007. [read full article]

Posted Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:27:15 PDT - via Yahoo Sports

White Sox turn triple play against Braves (The Associated Press)

The Chicago White Sox became the first team in the majors to turn three triple plays in a season since the 1979, turning one in the third inning of their game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. With Chase d'Arnaud on second base and Gordon Beckham on first, Atlanta's Freddie Freeman hit a soft liner off Chicago's Chris Sale that rookie shortstop Tim Anderson trapped. Anderson tagged d'Arnaud as he tried to retreat to second for the first out. [read full article]

Posted Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:26:17 PDT - via Yahoo Sports

White Sox first to turn trio of triple plays in same season since 1979 (Big League Stew)

In a span of 86 games, the White Sox have turned not one, not two, but three triple plays, with the latest coming during Friday’s wild 11-8 loss to the Atlanta Braves. It all started on April 22, when Chicago turned the craziest triple plays we’ve seen in a long time against the Texas Rangers. Then, on May 18, they did it again against the Houston Astros, though that time in a more traditional manner. [read full article]

Posted Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:08:11 PDT - via Yahoo Sports

Houston capture series advantage

Houston Astros beat Atlanta Braves 7-3 to take a 2-1 lead in the series. [read full article]

Posted Sat, 08 Oct 2005 18:06:54 GMT - via BBC Sport

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