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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Craig Kimbrel
Anthony Rendon's homer with 2 outs in the 9th picked the Nats up off the mat. But after losing to the Braves in the 13th, they were even more demoralized than before.
At least it took 13 innings for the Washington Nationals to lose to the Atlanta Braves, instead of the usual nine.
Despite getting Anthony Rendon's 2-run, game-tying homer off Craig Kimbrel with two outs in the ninth, the Nats still wound up losing again to the Braves in extra innings.
Ryan Doumit scored on a wild pitch and the Atlanta Braves got two runs in the ninth inning to rally past the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
With a runner on second and first base open, the Cubs played it by the book and walked Justin Upton.
The Cubs extended the game with a rare ninth-inning rally against Braves closer Craig Kimbrel.
Craig Kimbrel found ninth-inning drama before a big stretch by Freddie Freeman saved the night for the Braves.
Reed Johnson thought the ball might be caught, so he went back to tag at second base.
Craig Kimbrel hardly ever needs help with the ninth inning. He got some Saturday night.
After further review, there was nothing the New York Mets could do about the costly call that went against them.
Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.
The Braves won their fourth straight game on Monday night, while the Marlins lost their eighth in a row.
For the Atlanta Braves, spring training turned into a matter of survival.
The Atlanta Braves and shortstop Andrelton Simmons agreed on a $58 million, seven-year contract on Thursday, a record deal for the latest young star locked up by the NL East champions.
Craig Kimbrel saw the growing list of young Braves players committing to long-term deals and decided he wanted to jump on board.
"I'm more frustrated for giving up somebody else's runs and making it close," Kimbrel said.
"The good thing is that we got him on the mound and got him pitching and we'll go from there," Gonzalez said, adding that Kimbrel was pain-free. "He was fine. He was good. That's a good, positive sign."