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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:

08/21/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 17: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics sits on the field after being forced out at second base against the Atlanta Braves during the fourth inning at Turner Field on August 17, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Tomahawk Chopped: A’s Swept By Braves

The Oakland Athletics are reeling. They no longer have sole possession of first place in the AL West, and Jon Lester’s winning streak came to an end on Sunday night. Lester was outpitched by Mike […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/17/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 16: Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after a second inning pickoff against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

A’s Fall 4-3 To Braves, Lose AL West Lead

For the first time in almost four months, the Athletics do not have sole claim to first place in the AL West. A four-game losing streak, including two straight losses to the Braves, and the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 15:  A ball hit by second baseman Phil Gosselin #15 of the Atlanta Braves (not pictured) goes over the wall just out of reach of centerfielder Coco Crisp #4f the Oakland Athletics for a 2-run home run in the sixth inning of the game at Turner Field on August 15, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Braves Pounce On Hammel, A’s Lose 7-2

Jason Hammel seemed to be gaining momentum in the Oakland rotation. An ugly step back led to questions about his spot in it. Hammel gave up five runs while recording only nine outs and the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/15/2014

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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

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

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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

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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

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 14:  Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants hits an RBI single against the Atlanta Braves during the fifth inning at AT&T Park on May 14, 2014 in San Francisco, California.   The San Francisco Giants defeated the Atlanta Braves 10-4.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Giants Rip Braves, Win Season Series 5-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Gregor Blanco supplied the speed. Hunter Pence, Michael Morse and Brandon Crawford provided the pop. And on a warm, windless afternoon along the bay, AT&T Park played awfully small for the Giants. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/15/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 13:  Mike Minor #36 of the Atlanta Braves pitches S| during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 13, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Minor Silences Giants’ Bats As Braves Win 5-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jason Heyward knew he had to get creative, because he was still at least 10 feet from home plate when he saw Buster Posey catch the ball. So somehow, Heyward contorted his […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/14/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 12: Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 12, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Lincecum Ks 11 As Giants Defeat Braves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Tim Lincecum rarely acknowledges the cheering crowd when he walks off the mound, though the support of 41,000 when he made his exit Monday night meant plenty. Lincecum struck out 11 in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/13/2014

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Giants Sweep, Extend Braves’ Skid To 6

ATLANTA (AP) The San Francisco Giants put together quite a mind-boggling statistic in their first three-game sweep at Turner Field. San Francisco did not have a hit with a runner in scoring position, but still […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/05/2014

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