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Braves jump out early, hold on for HudsonUpdated Sep 17, 2012 Share TweetAfter 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 …Source: MLB.comShare TweetCatcher Brian McCann remained out of the Braves' lineup Monday due to discomfort in his right knee.Source: MLB.comShare TweetMiami 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.Source: ESPN.com
Craig Kimbrel as Atlanta’s play-in game starter? New system makes it an intriguing optionUpdated Sep 17, 2012 Share TweetThe 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…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetBraves 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...Source: grantland.com
Braves Win 4th StraightSep 17Martin Prado collects four hits in Braves' 7-5 win over Marlins.
Peter King: Shoddy, inconsistent officiating making the game hard to enjoySep 17Last 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.