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Surging Braves win 6-3 in 10 to sweep Nationals

By: AP
By: AP

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Atlanta Braves scored three in the top of
the 10th inning Sunday, keeping up their late-season surge and
completing a sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 6-3 victory.

Brian McCann drove in a run with a groundout, and pinch hitter
Omar Infante followed with a two-run single as the Braves ran their
winning streak to six. They've also won 10 in a row on the road -
their longest such streak in more than five years - and are a
season-high 15 games over .500 entering the final week of the
season.

Mike Gonzalez (5-4) picked up the win in relief for the Braves,
who began the day 2½ games behind Colorado in the race for the NL
wild card. Rafael Soriano pitched the 10th for his 27th save.

Mike MacDougal (1-1) got the loss.


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