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Kotsay's Double Gives Braves Win Over A's

(Newser) - Mark Kotsay knocked in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning with a two-out RBI double, and the Atlanta Braves edged the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night for their eighth straight home victory. The loss was a season-high fourth in a row for the A's, who have dropped six of... More »

Chipper Jones Unwraps Win on 36th Birthday

Braves cruise past Marlins 7-4 as slugger goes 3-for-3

(Newser) - Happy birthday, Chipper Jones. The Braves slugger celebrated his 36th birthday by going 3-for-3, including a homer, to lead Atlanta past the NL East-leading Florida Marlins 7-4 on Thursday night. Jones also singled in the fifth, and was walked intentionally in his final at-bat while the crowd booed loudly. More »

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