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ATLANTA — Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.

INDIANAPOLIS — Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.

Had the Chattanooga Lookouts lost on Aug. 1, they would have been 30 games under .500 at 40-70.

NASHVILLE — The Dallas Cowboys avoided an 0-2 start by bouncing back in a big way thanks to a dominating performance from DeMarco Murray and their beleaguered defense.

CINCINNATI — Without receiver A.J. Green on the field to make a big play, Andy Dalton called out to his running back whenever he was in a bind.

ARLINGTON, Texas — Colby Lewis had a hard time recalling the last time the Texas Rangers swept a series.

ARLINGTON, Texas — Lisalverto Bonilla made it through six innings in his first major league pitching start when Texas manager Tim Bogar would have been more than happy with five.

ARLINGTON, Texas — Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, sending the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

Chattanooga's first Southern League championship series appearance in 18 years was a short one.

  • Sept. 13th, 2014  |
  • By Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas — Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, sending the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

The Chattanooga Lookouts' strong run to a spot in the Southern League championship series is a case of a baseball team peaking at the right time. Title opponent Jacksonville, however, has reached a different peak.

BALTIMORE — A short and tumultuous work week for the Baltimore Ravens ended with a surprisingly lopsided victory.

The Jacksonville Suns got all the runs they needed in the first two innings Wednesday night at AT&T Field and defeated the Chattanooga Lookouts 5-3 in the opening game of the best-of-five Southern League baseball championship series.

WASHINGTON — Fredi Gonzalez cannot explain why the Braves have done so well against Stephen Strasburg. The Atlanta manager is just glad his team beat the Washington ace once again.

There was a time when getting to the Southern League championship series was all Chattanooga Lookouts owner Frank Burke knew.

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