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PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 2: Eury Perez #14 of the Atlanta Braves slides home safely in the top of the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 2, 2015 at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Braves defeated the Phillies 6-2. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Phillies Fall To Braves 6-2

Chris Johnson, Jonny Gomes and Ryan Lavarnway all had an RBI for the Braves, who snapped a season-worst 6-game losing streak while winning for just the second time in the last 15 road games to avoid a four-game series sweep.

08/02/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 01: Maikel Franco #7 of the Philadelphia Phillies dives around A.J. Pierzynski #15 of the Atlanta Braves for a run in the fourth inning at Citizens Bank Park on August 1, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Phillies Hit 3 Homeruns In 12-2 Win Over Braves

Ryan Howard had three hits with a double and an RBI for the Phillies, who are a major league-best 12-2 since the All-Star break.

08/01/2015

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Phillies Beat Braves 4-0 In 10th To Stop 6-Game Skid

Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and Philadelphia beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Sunday to stop a six-game losing streak.

07/05/2015

Shortstop Freddy Galvis #13 of the Philadelphia Phillies makes an off balance throw to first base to get Nick Markakis #22 of the Atlanta Braves during the sixth inning of a game at Citizens Bank Park on April 24, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Phillies Fall To The Braves 5-2

The Braves scored three runs in the seventh and chased David Buchanan (0-4) while snapping a four-game losing streak.

04/25/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 24: Freddy Galvis #13 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a single in the bottom of the second inning against the Atlanta Braves on April 24, 2015 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Phillies Defeat Braves 1-0

Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere’s ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

04/24/2015

Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates his solo homer in the fifth inning against the Atlanta Braves with Maikel Franco #7 at Turner Field on September 2, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kendrick, Phillies Shut Out Slumping Braves, 4-0

Kyle Kendrick allowed only three hits in seven scoreless innings, Carlos Ruiz homered and drove in two runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies shut out the struggling Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.

09/02/2014

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:

08/21/2014

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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.

07/30/2014

Kyle Kendrick sits in the dugout during a sixth inning rain delay against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kendrick Struggles Again In Phillies Loss

Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back a strong start by Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday.

07/20/2014

Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a first inning pitch against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. (Credit:  Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Hamels, Rollins Power Phillies Past Braves 2-1

Cole Hamels was dominate, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.

07/19/2014

A. J. Burnett #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a first inning pitch against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Phillies Lose To Braves, 6-4

Returning from the All-Star break, the Braves moved one game ahead of Washington in the NL East. Last-place Philadelphia dropped 11 games behind Atlanta.

07/18/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

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.

07/11/2014

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Phillies Swept By Braves In Four-Game Series

The Braves 3-2 victory over the Phillies Sunday gave them their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years.

06/29/2014

Starting pitcher Sean O'Sullivan of the Philadelphia Phillies (Credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Braves Win Nightcap 5-1 To Sweep Phillies 

Ryan Doumit homered and Tommy La Stella had two doubles and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap Saturday.

06/28/2014

Ben Revere advances to third off of Tony Gwynn Jr.'s single in the fifth inning of the first game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (Credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Braves Rout Phillies 10-3 In Doubleheader Opener 

Justin Upton had two hits and three RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves were helped by two straight Ryan Howard errors in a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.

06/28/2014

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