Final countdown: Ellsbury's return uncertain
stone, so his playing time could be inconsistent. OF Jason Heyward is still day to day with a swollen thumb, and SP Mike Minor is probably done for the season after leaving Saturday's game with shoulder discomfort. Tony Watson got Sunday's
Rangers sweep Braves with 10-3 win
hander's line was a homer by Ryan Doumit in the seventh when the Rangers already led 10-0. Braves left-hander Mike Minor (6-11) lost his third consecutive September start, allowing five runs and eight hits while throwing 107 pitches
completed a 2-7 trip and dropped four games behind Pittsburgh for the NL's second wild card with 13 games left. Mike Minor (6-11) lost his third consecutive September start, allowing five runs and eight hits while throwing 107 pitches
Area Code games connect Giancarlo Stanton with Matt Dominguez, Mike Moustakas
slugger's jaw-dropping power and ability. Last August, Stanton connected on a 1-1 backdoor slider off Braves lefty Mike Minor . It went over the right-center field wall at Marlins Park on a line as if hit by a one iron. "I just shook my head
Minor: We're a streaky team
Mike Minor sheds light on the 4-0 shutout defeat to the Phillies.
allowed two singles and three walks. Drew Storen struck out the side in the ninth for his second save in two days. Mike Minor (6-10) allowed two runs and seven hits in six-plus innings for the Braves. PIRATES 6, PHILLIES 4 PHILADELPHIA
Three Cuts: Bats quiet as Braves fall farther behind Nationals
games ahead of Atlanta, and the Nationals don't seem to be losing with regularity any longer in this series. 2. MIKE MINOR IS LEARNING WHAT THE REST OF THE BRAVES' STAFF KNOWS ALL TOO WELL; LACK OF RUN SUPPORT STINKS The Braves aren't scoring
Doug Fister tosses 7 scoreless innings to lead Nats over Braves
retired 13 of 14 during one stretch. Drew Storen struck out the side in the ninth for his second save in two days. Mike Minor (6-10) allowed two runs and seven hits in six-plus innings for the Braves. Atlanta's Freddie Freeman singled
LaRoche's two dingers help Nats top Phils to avoid series sweep
Nationals: RHP Doug Fister (12-6, 2.66 ERA) will try to snap a three-game losing streak when he faces LHP Mike Minor (6-9, 4.65 ERA) on Monday night in the first of three against Atlanta.
Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves
Kyle Kendrick (7-11) starts Tuesday vs. Atlanta. He has a 6.55 ERA over his last nine starts. ... Braves LHP Mike Minor (6-8) is 0-2 with a 2.77 ERA in two starts against Philadelphia this year.