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Minor, Uggla help Braves cap sweep of Nats

Minor, Uggla help Braves cap sweep of Nats

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Sep 16, 2012
Mike Minor threw six strong innings, Dan Uggla broke it open with a two-run single and the Braves denied Gio Gonzalez his 20th win, completing a sweep of the first-place Nationals 2-1 on Sunday night.
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  • Morse won't play until he can take full BP

    Morse won't play until he can take full BP

    MLB.com Sep 16, 2012
    Michael Morse has been forced to become a spectator for this weekend's series against the Braves, and there's no guarantee he'll be back in the lineup when the Nationals return home Tuesday to play the Dodgers.
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  • Harper sad to see Chipper retiring

    Harper sad to see Chipper retiring

    MLB.com Sep 16, 2012
    Nationals rookie Bryce Harper and Braves veteran Chipper Jones formed a bond of mutual respect earlier this season when they found themselves among the candidates for the final spot on this year's All-Star team in the Final Vote. Both eventually made th…
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  • Fredi making sure key relievers remain fresh

    Fredi making sure key relievers remain fresh

    MLB.com Sep 16, 2012
    After last September's collapse, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez vowed he would keep his key relievers fresh for this season's pennant race. Gonzalez stuck to his plan, and closer Craig Kimbrel and left-handed setup men Eric O'Flaherty and Jonny Venters e…
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  • McCann limited to pinch-hit duties for time being

    McCann limited to pinch-hit duties for time being

    MLB.com Sep 16, 2012
    Brian McCann will be available to pinch-hit, but because he is still dealing with some discomfort on the left side of his right knee, the veteran catcher will be out of the Braves' starting lineup for at least a couple of more days.
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