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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets hits a two run home run during the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on August 26, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Lagares Homers, Gee Snaps Losing Streak As Mets Top Braves 3-2

Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory.

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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

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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

David Wright (credit: Getty Images)

Wright Ignites 7th-Inning Rally, Mets Top Braves 4-1

The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.

07/10/2014

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets sends the ball to first in an attempt to pick off B.J. Upton #2 of the Atlanta Braves in the first inning on July 8, 2014 at Citi Field.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

DeGrom Strikes Out 11 In 7 Shutout Innings, Mets Top Braves

Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.

07/09/2014

Yankees catcher Brian McCann (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Braves’ Coach Pendleton: McCann ‘Will Never Be Comfortable’ In New York

Terry Pendleton knows a thing or two about hitting. He also knows Brian McCann better than most. The Atlanta Braves’ first base coach says he’s not convinced the Yankees’ high-priced catcher will ever feel at ease playing in the Bronx.

07/08/2014

Fredi Gonzalez (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Braves’ Gonzalez Rips Controversial Replay Reversal Vs. Mets

Not long after the Braves blew a late lead for Mike Minor, manager Fredi Gonzalez nearly blew his top.

07/08/2014

Ruben Tejada #11 of the New York Mets celebrates his 11th inning game-winning base hit against the Atlanta Braves while running to first base as teammate Juan Lagares #12 scores the run at Citi Field on July 7, 2014.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tejada Lifts Mets Over Braves 4-3 In 11 Innings

Ruben Tejada singled home the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning, Curtis Granderson hit a tying homer in the eighth and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Monday night.

07/08/2014

Bergen County, New Jersey native Tommy La Stella has returned to the Tri-State Area as the Atlanta Braves take on the Mets. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Native Tommy La Stella Comes Home To Take On The Mets, As An Atlanta Brave

From the minors to the Major Leagues, a baseball player from New Jersey has been afforded the opportunity to live his dream.

07/07/2014

Eric Young, Jr. #22 of the New York Mets scores on a fourth inning sacrifice fly against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 2, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Braves Sweep Mets, Leave Them At 11 Games Below .500

Chris Johnson hit a three-run double, Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

07/02/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the New York Mets pitches in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on July 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Streaking Braves Dart Past Mets 5-4

Andrelton Simmons’ two-run single in Atlanta’s three-run fourth helped the streaking Braves beat Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday night.

07/01/2014

Chris Young #1 of the New York Mets hits a sacrifice fly in the third inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Mets Commit 3 Errors, Lose To Braves 5-3

Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta’s comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth straight win.

06/30/2014

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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

Cole Swindell (Warner Music Nashville)

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

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