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W 11-3
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L 4-5
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Braves poised to clinch NL East against Giants

The Atlanta Braves will have a chance to clinch their second straight National League East championship Friday night when they host the San Francisco Giants in the opener of three-game series at SunTrust Park.

Atlanta (94-60) reduced its magic number to one after beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Thursday. One Atlanta win or one Washington loss will ensure a division title for the Braves.

San Francisco (74-79) had its three-game winning streak broken by the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Thursday. The Giants are just 19-26 after a blistering 19-6 July convinced the team brass to hold out hopes for a wild-card berth.

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Leaders
AVG: B. Belt.238
HR: M. Yastrzemski20
RBI: E. Longoria64
SB: B. Belt4
W: J. Samardzija11
ERA: J. Samardzija3.64
Saves: W. Smith33
K: M. Bumgarner187
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (27)
Runs: 652 (27)
Hits: 1259 (23)
Home Runs: 161 (26)
Stolen Bases: 41 (29)
OBP: .304 (28)
SLG: .398 (28)
Total Bases: 2080 (27)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.35 (15)
Runs Allowed: 721 (15)
Saves: 40 (14)
Strikeouts: 1258 (23)
OpBA: .250 (13)
OBP: .318 (12)
SLG: .429 (13)
Run Support: 4.27 (28)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/15 E. Franco Purchased From Minors
9/15 T. Watson Placed on 60-Day IL (Fractured left wrist)
9/14 C. Adames Purchased From Minors
9/14 M. Gerber Called Up from Minors
9/14 C. Joseph Designated for Assignment
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/15 T. Watson Fractured left wrist (on 60-day IL)
9/12 J. Davis Hand contusion (day-to-day)
9/7 Z. Green Left hip impingement (on 60-day IL)
9/4 R. Moronta Torn labrum, right shoulder (on 60-day IL)
9/3 P. Sandoval Sprained right elbow (on 60-day IL)
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