Baseball

Recap: Atlanta vs. Philadelphia

For a second straight game, Philadelphia's pitching was phenomenal. The Atlanta Braves continued their offensive slump, again faltering to the last-place team in the National League East.

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Franco makes debut as Phillies blank Braves

ATLANTA - The 60-yard dash is always the first test for a teenage baseball player who attends a big-league tryout camp in the Dominican Republic. In 2008, when Maikel Franco auditioned months before his 16th birthday, his time neared eight seconds. That scared scouts.

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