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White Sox turn third triple play of the season, this time against the Braves

Anderson fields short-hop, turns triple play
By Jason Foster

The White Sox turned their third triple play of the season Friday, this time pulling off the triple-killing against the Braves.

In the top of the third inning with Chicago up 4-3, the Braves had runners on first and second with no outs. Freddie Freeman hit a liner to shortstop Tim Anderson, who scooped it up, tagged second for the first out, then tagged Atlanta runner Chase d’Arnaud, who had strayed slightly off second base, then threw to first for the third out.

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Philadelphia Phillies Fans Enjoying a Special Time

Phillies three peat

by Scott Eisenlohr

These are heady times to a be a fan of the Philadelphia Phillies.

With their 10-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night, the Phillies clinched their third straight National League East crown.

They have not accomplished the three-peat since 1976-78, then winning again in 1980.

Why not 1979? I was in college during this time and got tickets to the Pittsburgh Pirates National League Pennant clinching game against the Cincinnati Reds. It was the "We Are Family" year for the Pirates and they won the World Series that year.

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Phillies sign three-time Cy Young winner Martinez

07/15/2009 10:23 AM ET
By The Associated Press
Pedro Martinez

Pedro Martinez

PHILADELPHIA — Pedro Martinez is returning to the Major Leagues.

Martinez agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Wednesday.

The team put the three-time Cy Young winner on the 15-day disabled list with a mild shoulder strain. It has not been determined when he will begin a rehab assignment.

 

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Furcal

Dodgers make numerous mistakes in Game 5 defeat

Philadelphia's Chase Utley slides home safely as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Russell Martin can't make the catch on a wild throw from shortstop Rafael Furcal on Wednesday.

Philadelphia’s Chase Utley slides home

 

Updated 1:01 a.m. ET, Thurs., Oct. 16, 2008 

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers threw away their season — and booted it away, too.

Rafael Furcal made three errors in one inning, Chad Billingsley failed to come up with a big outing and most of the Dodgers didn’t hit.

With a 5-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night, Los Angeles was eliminated from the NL championship series in five games. 

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