Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/30/13
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Freddie Freeman hit two home runs, Brian McCann added a three-run shot and the Atlanta Braves won their fifth straight game with an 11-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. The Braves, who scored 10 unanswered runs, moved 10 games ahead of second-place Washington in the NL East. They lead the majors with a 36-15 home record. Freeman had four RBIs with his first multihomer game this season and fourth of his career. His three-run shot in the seventh gave the Braves an 11-3 lead. Atlanta scored six runs with two out in the fourth inning to make it 8-3 on Jason Heyward's RBI single, Evan Gattis' two-run double and McCann's 14th homer. Rookie Alex Wood (1-2) earned his first career victory, allowing six hits, three runs and one walk while striking out seven in seven innings. Juan Nicasio (6-5) gave up 10 hits and a season-high eight runs, walking four and striking out four in four innings. Colorado has lost 16 of 19 series games with Atlanta. The Rockies led 1-0 in ...
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