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ATLANTA - Two Georgia boys had a big night Tuesday at Turner Field, but did it at the expense of the Braves.
After waiting around for most of Monday night to start the game, then waiting around for more than a couple of more hours to score, Freddie Freeman made sure all the waiting was worth it for the Atlanta Braves.
The Braves have come from behind to win more games than any other National League team this season, and it looked like they might do it for a 22nd time Tuesday, despite a lack of sleep and a four-run deficit entering the eighth inning.
Julio Teheran didn't require much assistance in the field Sunday night against the Giants, but when the Braves rookie pitcher needed it, slick glovework was provided. And so was Freddie Freeman's hot bat.
The Atlanta Braves got a multihomer, ninth-inning rally in the series opener, a quality start from Tim Hudson in Game 2, a tape-measure, drought-ending homer from Justin Upton in the series finale Wednesday and more hits than the Padres in every...
The Atlanta Braves' ninth-inning deficit was much smaller than the night before, but on Tuesday night there would be no longball thunder against the Padres.
Being a superstitious sort, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez cringed Monday afternoon when a reporter asked about Atlanta's streak of nine consecutive games with two or fewer earned runs allowed by starting pitchers.
Kris Medlen could barely contain his enthusiasm Friday when the Braves pitcher discussed what Dodger Stadium meant to him, how he used to come to games with sold-out crowds when he was a kid growing up in nearby Norwalk, a Los Angeles suburb.
After the Atlanta Braves' bear of a rookie, Evan Gattis, helped manufacture a run for a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning, it looked as if Paul Maholm had the stuff to shut down the Dodgers on groundballs the rest of the way.
After wasting a strong pitching performance by Tim Hudson and failing to capitalize on a couple of late scoring opportunities, the Atlanta Braves had things blow up in their faces Thursday night when a Dodgers rookie earned his first curtain cal...