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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

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Grady Sizemore #24 of the Philadelphia Phillies fields a Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals single in the first inning of the game at Citizens Bank Park on July 13, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Nationals Get 10-3 Victory Over Phillies

Jayson Werth homered and drove in four runs, and Tanner Roark pitched seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Shortstop Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after hitting a foul ball in the bottom of the first inning against the Washington Nationals on July 12, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park.  (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Phils Win Streak Snapped In 10-Inning, 5-3 Loss To Nats

The Phillies five-game winning streak came to an end Saturday night in extras against the Nationals.

07/12/2014

Grady Sizemore #24 of the Philadelphia Phillies congratulates teammate Jimmy Rollins #11 on a two-run home run in the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on July 11, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Rollins’ HRs Lead Phillies Over Nationals, 6-2

Domonic Brown doubled and drove in two runs for Philadelphia, which matched its longest winning streak of the season. It has been a surprising run for the Phillies, who had lost 13 of 16 before a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Brewers in Milwaukee.

07/11/2014

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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Gwynn’s Death May Force MLB To Consider Ban On Smokeless Tobacco

The death of hall of famer Tony Gwynn from salivary gland cancer is tragic but it may not be in vain.

06/30/2014

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Phillies Swept By Nationals, Lose 6th Straight

Kyle Kendrick (1-6) allowed four runs over seven innings and walked a season-high five as the Phillies dropped their season-high sixth in a row.

06/05/2014

John Mayberry Jr. #15 of the Philadelphia Phillies rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on June 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Phillies Drop 5th Straight In 8-4 Loss To Nationals

John Mayberry Jr. added a two-run pinch-hit homer in the seventh, but by then Strasburg had been working with a cushion of a half-dozen runs.

06/05/2014

Starting pitcher A.J. Burnett #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch in the second inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Citizens Bank Park on May 14, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Phillies Continue Series In DC Behind Burnett

The Phillies will look to snap a four-game losing streak tonight as they battle the Nationals again down in Washington D.C.

06/04/2014

David Buchanan #55 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on June 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Phillies Blanked By Nationals, 7-0

The Phillies lost their fourth straight and were shut out for the eighth time this season, failing to get any impetus from a pregame team meeting called by manager Ryne Sandberg.

06/03/2014

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Sandberg Has Adventurous Trip To Ballpark

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg had an adventurous trip to Citizens Bank Park on Sunday.

05/04/2014

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Hernandez Outduels Gonzalez As Phillies Edge Nats 1-0

Roberto Hernandez pitched four-hit ball over 7 1/3 innings leading the Phillies past the Washington Nationals 1-0 Sunday.

05/04/2014

Ryan Howard #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies watches a three-run home run bitt oof Tanner Roard #57 the Washington Nationals during the first inning at Citizens Bank Park. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

Howard, Asche Homer To Lead Phils Over Nats 7-2

Ryan Howard and Cody Asche homered to lead the Phillies over the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Saturday night.

05/03/2014

Pitcher Mike Adams #37 of the Philadelphia Phillies walks off the field in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals on May 2, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Bullpen Struggles As Phillies Lose To Nationals, 5-3

Cliff Lee outpitched Stephen Strasburg, but the Phillies’ bullpen struggled again.

05/03/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals follows through on a seventh inning run scoring sacrifice fly against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 12, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Nationals defeated the Mets 7-2.

Can The Nationals’ Anthony Rendon Overcome Growing Pains?

Anthony Rendon has settled in at second base for the Nationals. But his job isn’t safe yet.

03/07/2014

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