ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves are headed into Monday's
off-day on a positive note. Brian McCann hit a grand slam and
matched his career high with five RBIs, helping the Braves end a
two-game home losing streak by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 11-6.
Atlanta starts a series with San Diego on Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is
getting some more time to rest his sore left hamstring. He was in
the original lineup for Sunday's game but was replaced by Omar
Infante after he tested the hamstring by running in the outfield
during batting practice.
ATLANTA (AP) - Milwaukee manager Ken Macha says he has
complained to a baseball official about his batters being hit too
often by pitches. Atlanta pitchers hit Prince Fielder in
consecutive games on Friday and Saturday. Macha says action needs
to be taken to protect the Brewers, who have been hit by 47
ST. LOUIS (AP) - There's a new leader in the National League
Central. St. Louis outfielder Matt Holliday drove in the winning
run with two outs in the ninth inning to help the Cardinals beat
the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Sunday. The Cardinals are how a
half-game in front of the Cincinnati Reds.
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