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Giancarlo Stanton powers Miami Marlins past Atlanta Braves

...been flailing at of late."They threw some good pitches at me, and I took," he said. "So it was a good day."Placido Polanco added three hits and three RBI. Jacob Turner (3-1) allowed four hits and two runs in seven innings, and Steve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-10/giancarlo-stanton-powers
Bryce Harper's blast lifts Nationals over Marlins

...field. It was his first home run since Aug. 29.The Marlins loaded the bases with two outs in the third before Placido Polanco flied out.Successive doubles by Giancarlo Stanton and Justin Ruggiano got Miami within 3-2 in the sixth, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-19/bryce-harpers-blast-lifts-nationa
Freddie Freeman, Julio Teheran lead Braves to victory

...baseman Chris Johnson's glove and then made a strong throw to first for the out. Simmons dove to his right to snare Placido Polanco's line drive for the second out."If anybody in the major leagues other than Simmons is playing shortstop, we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-30/freddie-freeman-julio-te
B.J. Upton lifts Braves in 11

...making only his second start of the season in left field, sprinted toward center field before making a diving catch of Placido Polanco's sinking liner in the fourth. Johnson charged to make another diving catch of Donovan Solano's liner to open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-31/bj-upton-lifts-braves-11
Marlins blank Braves, snap losing streak

...Yankees and Baltimore. He was 3-5 with a 5.77 ERA in 11 games, including 10 starts, with Baltimore this season.Placido Polanco's single drove in Christian Yelich in the first, and Mathis homered with two outs in the second for a 2-0 lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-09-01/marlins-blank-braves-sna
Tigers now in first

...DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers haven't had a winning streak like this in more than a dozen years. Brandon Inge and Placido Polanco homered and the Tigers won their seventh consecutive game, beating the Minnesota Twins, 5-3 on Thursday, for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/19/bas_82027.shtml
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Three solo homers help sink Braves

PHILADELPHIA --- The Philadelphia Phillies bullpen finished what Cole Hamels started, and Placido Polanco, Jayson Werth and Shane Victornio provided the offense.Each of them hit solo home runs Sunday, and the Phillies' bullpen worked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-05-09/three-solo-homers-help-s
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Poor fielding part of first-round story

...their playoff pals handling every grounder, popup and throw with ease. So far, this October is all about those Es.Placido Polanco, Scott Rolen and Evan Longoria were among a half-dozen Gold Glovers who turned into postseason bobbleheads during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-10-14/poor-fielding-part-first
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Phillies' protest denied

...operating officer, rejected manager Larry Bowa's protest stemming from Florida's 8-7, 12-inning win Wednesday. Placido Polanco led off the ninth with a hit to left field. The ball got stuck under the padding on the wall, prompting outfielder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/24/bas_413229.shtml
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Lowe shines in Atlanta win

...Lee's 16 strikeouts for the Phillies.Shane Victorino singled to start the seventh for the first hit off Lowe, and Placido Polanco followed with a double. The right-hander then came out of the game with an apparent leg or foot injury.Lowe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-05-07/lowe-shines-atlanta-win
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