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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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Bryce Harper Scuffs Atlanta ‘A’ Entering Batter’s Box, Enraging Braves Fans

Bryce Harper enraged Braves fans last night, by dragging his foot in such a way so as to kick dirt over the Atlanta ‘A’ while entering the batter’s box at Turner Field.

08/10/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 9: Wilson Ramos #40 of the Washington Nationals slides in to home against Evan Gattis #24 of the Atlanta Braves during the eleventh inning at Turner Field on August 9, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Ramos was initially called safe, but the call was reversed using instant replay. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Nationals Score 3 Runs In 11th, Beat Braves 4-1

A long rain delay and extra innings tested the Washington Nationals’ mental and physical strength.

08/10/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 8:  Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals on the mound against the Atlanta Braves during the fifth inning at Turner Field on August 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Liles/Getty Images)

Home Runs Doom Strasburg in 7-6 Loss to Braves

Stephen Strasburg can’t explain why he has struggled on the road this season.

08/09/2014

There is no "Enter Sandman" feeling when Soriano takes the mound.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Five Reasons Why the Nationals Will Win the NL East

While the National Pastime still has your attention why don’t we discuss the five reasons why the Nats will win the NL East and give us something other than football to lose sleep over this fall?

08/04/2014

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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

Anthony Rendon #6 of the Washington Nationals celebrates scoring teams first run on a Adam LaRoche #25 (not pictured) single in first inning during a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on June 22, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. (credit: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nationals Beat Braves 4-1 for Series Split

Tanner Roark won his fourth straight start, Denard Span had an RBI double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Sunday for a split of the four-game series between NL East rivals.

06/22/2014

Evan Gattis #24 of the Atlanta Braves slides into home plate to score team third run in the fifth inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on June 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Nationals Drop to 2nd, Lose 6-4 to Braves in 13

At least it took 13 innings for the Washington Nationals to lose to the Atlanta Braves, instead of the usual nine.

06/21/2014

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