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Braves top Nats, inch closer to NL East title

Braves top Nats, inch closer to NL East title

ESPN.com Updated Sep 18, 2013
Justin Upton and Dan Uggla each homered in a three-run sixth inning, and the Atlanta Braves rallied past the Washington Nationals for a 5-2 victory Wednesday night, lowering their magic number for clinching the NL East title to two games.
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  • Span's hit streak at 29, one away from Nats' mark

    Span's hit streak at 29, one away from Nats' mark

    MLB.com Sep 18, 2013
    The longest hitting streak in the Major Leagues reached 29 games Wednesday night, when Denard Span singled in the seventh inning against the Braves. If he gets a hit Thursday, Span will match the longest hitting streak in Nationals history, set by Ryan …
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  • How the changeup has changed the game

    How the changeup has changed the game

    CNNSI.com Sep 18, 2013
    It's not as popular as the fastball or as trendy as the cutter but the changeup is the pitch that is changing the game.
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  • When it comes to Braves vs. Nats, there's no debate

    When it comes to Braves vs. Nats, there's no debate

    MLB.com Sep 18, 2013
    The Nationals may have the edge if you look at a position-by-position breakdown, the Braves have the pitching and the defense, and -- despite dropping both games of Tuesday's doubleheader -- a sizeable lead in NL East as they close in on the division cr…
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  • Video - The GM's Office: Manager Relationship 02:28

    The GM's Office: Manager Relationship

    Sep 18
    Jim Bowden takes a look at the relationship between a GM and a manager.
  • Video - Braves Rally To Win 00:38

    Braves Rally To Win

    Sep 18
    The Braves topped the Nationals 5-2 to inch closer to the NL East title.

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