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Braves win 23rd straight started by Medlen

Braves win 23rd straight started by Medlen

ESPN.com Updated Sep 30, 2012
Atlanta Braves won for a major league record 23rd straight time in games started by Kris Medlen, beating the New York Mets 6-2 on Sunday in the regular-season home finale for Chipper Jones.
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  • Braves' Path to the Postseason: Oct. 1, 2012

    Braves' Path to the Postseason: Oct. 1, 2012

    MLB.com Sep 30, 2012
    For at least one more day, the Braves kept their hopes for a National League East title alive. Their 6-2 victory against the Mets on Sunday, combined with the Cardinals' 10-4 win over the Nationals, kept Washington's magic number for clinching the divis…
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  • Bourn returns to lineup after missing past week

    Bourn returns to lineup after missing past week

    MLB.com Sep 30, 2012
    Center fielder Michael Bourn was a late addition to the Braves' lineup Sunday afternoon. When the lineup was first posted, Bourn was not listed. But about 80 minutes before the first pitch, the Braves announced Bourn would start, replacing Jose Constanz…
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  • Minor turns attention to potential postseason start

    Minor turns attention to potential postseason start

    MLB.com Sep 30, 2012
    Left-hander Mike Minor walked off the mound in the seventh inning Saturday night to a rousing ovation from the 48,310 fans at Turner Field. He hadn't allowed the Mets to score in 6 1/3 innings, and the Braves went on to secure his 11th victory. Now, his…
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    Braves Win 23rd Straight With Medlen As Starter

    Sep 30
    The Braves beat the Mets 6-2 on Sunday. The win marks the 23rd straight time Atlanta has won with pitcher Kris Medlen as the starter, the longest streak in modern-era major league history.

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