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Braves extend winning streak to eight-straight.

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Atlanta Braves News

Braves shock Phillies with late heroics from Brian McCann to win 9-8

Brian McCann delivered a two-run walk-off single in the ninth to help the Atlanta Braves complete a miraculous comeback in a 9-8 win over the Phillies. Atlanta scored seven runs from the seventh inning on including three in the ninth to pull off the victory.

Braves’ upcoming stretch before All Star Game will be vital to club’s chances in NL East

That win was a step in the right direction for the Braves who are entering a critical stretch of the schedule against the rest of the NL East.

Sean Newcomb confident about return to Braves’ rotation Saturday

Sean Newcomb will return to the starting rotation on Saturday and he tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Michael Hebert that he is bringing a lot of confidence. Newcomb has pitched out of the bullpen since early May but will start in place of Kevin Gausman on Saturday.

MLB News

Yanks’ Stanton, Judge enter final phase of rehab

The New York Yankees are close to getting their two biggest bats back in the lineup. Both Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge have entered the final phase of their rehab assignments and could be back in the majors as soon as next week.

Marlins Place Jose Urena On 60-Day IL

The Marlins transferred right-hander Jose Urena to the 60-day injured list on Friday after an MRI revealed a herniated disc in his back.

Nicholas Castellanos Not Expecting Extension Offer

Tigers outfielder Nicholas Castellanos has been the subject of trade rumors and told reporters on Friday that he doesn’t expect to receive an extension offer from Detroit.

The story behind Nolan Ryan’s 235-pitch start

Finally, a story worth your time. Friday was the 45th anniversary of Nolan Ryan’s 13-inning, 235 pitch performance against Boston.