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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Reports: Red Sox On Verge Of Signing Ramirez, Sandoval

Hanley Ramirez has reportedly signed for five years and around $90 million.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

Jason Heyward. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heyward Goes To Cardinals, Miller To Braves In 4-Player Trade

St. Louis has already acquired reliever Jordan Walden.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

In an Aug. 13 game, Gregor Blanco of the San Francisco Giants was originally ruled out but upon video review called safe on this play because White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers blocked the plate. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

MLB Uses Common Sense, Clarifies Home Plate Collision Rule

Thankfully, runners out by 20-some feet now will always be out.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

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:

CBS Chicago–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

Arismendy Alcantara. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 10-7

Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Chris Coghlan hits an RBI double against the Atlanta Braves. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 11-6

Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.

07/12/2014

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

Justin Ruggiano rounds the bases after he hit a home run in the 1st inning against the Boston Red Sox.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Cubs Complete Sweep Over Red Sox, 16-9

Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers to power the Chicago Cubs to a 16-9 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, completing a three-game interleague series sweep.

07/02/2014

Photo Credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images

Who Wore It Best? 5 Injury Protective Gear Worn By Athletes

Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?

06/25/2014

Cole Swindell (Warner Music Nashville)

Musicians + Sports: Cole Swindell on Representing All Things (and Teams) Atlanta, Georgia

The diehard Atlanta Braves fan gets a special thrill from the team’s third baseman, Chris Johnson, using his song, “Chillin’ It,” as walk-up music.

06/02/2014

Starlin Castro scores a 2nd inning run against Evan Gattis of the Atlanta Braves. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 5-2

Evan Gattis hit a tiebreaking homer, Jason Heyward added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

05/11/2014

Shortstop Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves tags out left fielder Ryan Kalish #51 of the Chicago Cubs during the game at Turner Field on May 9, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 3-2 In Extra Innings

Freddie Freeman’s single up the middle drove in Jason Heyward from second base in the 10th inning and the Atlanta Braves recovered from Craig Kimbrel’s blown save to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday night.

05/09/2014

ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Iannone: Top 5 Baseball Opening Day Moments

Some opening day moments changed baseball forever, others are just really cool. Here’s one man’s top five.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 22: Julio Teheran #49 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on September 22, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Braves Hope Julio Teheran Lives Up To Big New Contract

The Braves rewarded Julio Teheran for a strong 2013 season. Can he be their No. 3 starter?

03/06/2014

Greg Maddux.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images.)

Wisch: A Brave In The Hall, But Is Maddux A Cub At Heart?

Come July, Greg Maddux will enter the Hall of Fame with an Atlanta Braves cap emblazoned on his plaque. And that’s absolutely as it should be.

670 The Score–01/10/2014

Gavin Floyd. (Credit: Christian Petersen, Getty)

Braves Reach Deal With Right-Hander Gavin Floyd

The Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement to sign free-agent right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year deal.

670 The Score–12/16/2013

Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves hits a two-run homer against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on September 22, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Braves Defeat Cubs 5-2

The Atlanta Braves clinched the NL East title on Sunday, and then rode two homers by Andrelton Simmons to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

09/22/2013

Freddie Freeman gets a hug in the dugpout after his three-run home run. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Braves Beat Cubs 9-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Johnson went 3 for 4 with a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on Friday to reduce their magic number to clinch the NL East to […]

670 The Score–09/20/2013

Jason Heyward. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

GIF: Jason Heyward Breaks Jaw After Taking Pitch To The Face

Braves outfielder Jason Heyward sustained two jaw fractures when he was struck by a pitch and will undergo surgery on Thursday.

670 The Score–08/22/2013

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