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Topic - Juan M. Gonzalez
The Nationals improved to 3-7 against Atlanta. They increased their division lead over the Braves to 1 1/2 games. Roark (7-4) went 5 1/3 innings, allowing a run and four hits.
Atlanta's Mike Minor paid for leaving pitches over the middle of the plate, even against the Rockies' weakened lineup.
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has been waiting for his offense to wake up.
Lyle Overbay didn't get a lot of satisfaction from making his big league pitching debut.
The Atlanta Braves used a two-run rally in the ninth to end their road trip with a win.
A bit of indecision by Buster Posey cost the San Francisco Giants and led to a big inning for Atlanta.
Jason Heyward knew he had to get creative, because he was still at least 10 feet from home plate when he saw Buster Posey catch the ball.
Tim Lincecum regularly finds ways to keep the Atlanta Braves off-balance.
The Cubs extended the game with a rare ninth-inning rally against Braves closer Craig Kimbrel.
With a runner on second and first base open, the Cubs played it by the book and walked Justin Upton.
Seeing his Reds swept by the Braves for the first time in six years was bad enough for Bryan Price. Watching a replay fail to correct what he believed was an obvious call was too much for the manager to take.
Freddie Freeman heard fans calling his name and, with dark clouds moving in, he knew the grounds crew had just removed the cover from the infield tarp.
David Hale made things difficult on the Reds by facing the minimum 21 batters over his last seven innings.
Mike Leake settled down after throwing three mistake pitches in the first three innings.
Craig Kimbrel found ninth-inning drama before a big stretch by Freddie Freeman saved the night for the Braves.
"We did a good job of getting Roark's pitch count today," Freeman said. "I feel like we just missed some. I know I just missed a couple . Just a little off the barrel today."
"I don't think I've seen so many swings and misses like that in a while," Freddie Freeman said. "Gavin had his A-stuff tonight. It's just too bad the way it ended."