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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

Los Angeles Dodgers v Atlanta Braves

Dee Gordon Single-Handedly Beats Braves

Despite hitting only .229 in the first 12 games in August, Dee Gordon remained confident in his approach as he refused to make changes that might lead to bad habits.

08/14/2014

Left fielder Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits into a game-ending double play in the ninth inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Dodgers Blow Chances, Ryu Hurt In 3-2 Loss To Braves

Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field, Justin Upton drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

08/13/2014

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Haren, Dodgers Outlast Braves Again, 4-2

Dan Haren pitched six solid innings and sparked the go-ahead rally with a single, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to another win over the skidding Atlanta Braves, 4-2 on Tuesday night.

08/12/2014

Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers knocks in a run with a sixth-inning single against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Correia Wins In Dodger Debut, Defeats Braves, 6-2

Kevin Correia won in his debut with the Dodgers, outpitching All-Star Julio Teheran and leading Los Angeles over the slumping Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Monday night.

08/11/2014

Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers

Clayton Kershaw Helps Dodgers Complete Sweep Of Braves, 1st Time Since 1990

Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.

07/31/2014

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Matt Kemp Continues His Tear After Driving In Winning Run To Beat Braves 3-2

Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 13 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.

07/30/2014

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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

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers watches his second two run home run of the game in the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kemp’s 2 Homers Help Dodgers Earn 1st 4-Game Win Streak

Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, Yasiel Puig had four hits with two runs scored and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

07/29/2014

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

Tommy La Stella #7 of the Atlanta Braves hits a double in the 6th inning to score two runs against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Turner Field on June 15, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

La Stella Stays Hot, Braves Drop Angels, 7-3

Tommy La Stella had three hits, including a two-run double in Atlanta’s four-run sixth, and the Braves beat Hector Santiago and the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 on Sunday night.

06/15/2014

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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

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Dodgers Tickets Remain Great Value Over Top Five Season Series

Their projected payroll of $235 million surpasses every other team in baseball. That spending led to a playoff berth and a National League Championship Series appearance. Despite all that, the Dodgers still remain one of the cheaper home tickets on average at $61.68.

04/15/2014

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 22: Julio Teheran #49 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on September 22, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Braves Hope Julio Teheran Lives Up To Big New Contract

The Braves rewarded Julio Teheran for a strong 2013 season. Can he be their No. 3 starter?

03/06/2014

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