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Braves avoid 4-game sweep behind Minor

Braves avoid 4-game sweep behind Minor

ESPN.com Updated Aug 25, 2013
Mike Minor bounced back from the shortest outing of his career with seven strong innings and Andrelton Simmons homered to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
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  • Prado delivers on promise to special-needs fan

    Prado delivers on promise to special-needs fan

    MLB.com Aug 25, 2013
    His first name is Josh. D-backs third baseman Martin Prado doesn't know his last name, only that he's a special-needs Phillies fan whom he became acquainted with five or six years ago, when Prado was still with the Braves.
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  • Injuries dictate unusual Braves lineup in finale

    Injuries dictate unusual Braves lineup in finale

    MLB.com Aug 25, 2013
    Justin Upton, Freddie Freeman and Andrelton Simmons were the only members of Sunday's Braves lineup who had made more than 34 starts for Atlanta this year.
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  • Miller, early blasts boost Cards into tie for first

    Miller, early blasts boost Cards into tie for first

    MLB.com Aug 25, 2013
    Home runs are coming with more frequency these days for St. Louis, and on Saturday night, a pair of solo shots behind Shelby Miller's strong performance laid the foundation for the Cardinals to take a 6-2 win over the Braves.
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  • Video - Braves Top Cardinals, Avoid Sweep 00:31

    Braves Top Cardinals, Avoid Sweep

    Aug 25
    Andrelton Simmons hit a solo home run and the Braves beat the Cardinals 5-2 to avoid a four-game sweep.

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  • NFL mailbag: Three-ring quarterback circus

    Aug 25
    Mailbag: The Jets, Bills and Raiders are putting on a three-ring circus at quarterback, writes John Clayton.