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Uggla, Prado power Braves' win over Marlins

Uggla, Prado power Braves' win over Marlins

ESPN.com Updated Sep 17, 2012
Dan Uggla hit a three-run home run in the first inning, Martin Prado tied a career best with four hits and the Braves beat the Marlins 7-5 on Monday night.
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  • Braves jump out early, hold on for Hudson

    Braves jump out early, hold on for Hudson

    MLB.com Sep 17, 2012
    After jumping out to an early six-run lead, the Braves held on for a 7-5 win against the Marlins in front of 23,308 at Marlins Park. The victory extended Atlanta's win streak to four games and pulled the club to within five of Washington, which was off …
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  • McCann remains out with knee discomfort

    McCann remains out with knee discomfort

    MLB.com Sep 17, 2012
    Catcher Brian McCann remained out of the Braves' lineup Monday due to discomfort in his right knee.
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  • Marlins slugger Stanton out with oblique strain

    Marlins slugger Stanton out with oblique strain

    ESPN.com Sep 17, 2012
    Miami right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was not in the Marlins' starting lineup against the Atlanta Braves on Monday, getting a day to rest what he and the team described as a strained muscle in his side.
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  • Craig Kimbrel as Atlanta’s play-in game starter? New system mak…

    Craig Kimbrel as Atlanta’s play-in game starter? New system makes it an intriguing option

    yahoo.com Sep 17, 2012
    The Atlanta Braves are the proud owners of a 84-63 record and a sizable lead over the gaggle of teams vying for the National League's second wild-card spot. While such an entrenched wild-card position would have rewarded them with an easy path to a spot…
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  • The Chipper Effect: Braves fans apparently missed the memo that…

    The Chipper Effect: Braves fans apparently missed the memo that last …

    grantland.com Sep 17, 2012
    Braves fans apparently missed the memo that last night's Atlanta-Nationals matchup was ESPN's game of the week. Turner Field was a little more than ha...
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  • Video - Braves Win 4th Straight 00:32

    Braves Win 4th Straight

    Sep 17
    Martin Prado collects four hits in Braves' 7-5 win over Marlins.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Shoddy, inconsistent officiating making the game hard to enjoy

    Sep 17
    Last week I thought the replacement officials were adequate. Watching football Sunday, I felt like a passenger in a car going 20 miles an hour too fast on a mountain road with hairpin turns; we weren't going to die, but it was going to be a dicey ride.