Originally posted on BravesWire  |  Last updated 8/24/12
If anyone would have told Braves fans that they would drop back-to-back series against the Dodgers and Nationals, few would have believed that after the incredible offense that showed up against the Mets and Padres. However, it happened and it’s time for the Braves to move on and look to a series by the Bay to turn things around. Though pitching wasn’t terrible, the highlight of Atlanta’s pitching during the series came once again from Kris Medlen who absolutely dominated the Nationals in his Wednesday outing. As Chipper said about Medlen to the press after the game, Kris has Maddux-like presence on the mound. That confidence translates into intimidating batters. Medlen had matched John Smoltz’ franchise record with team wins in each of his last 15 starts. Smoltz had 15 in 1996 during the hey-day of the 90s Braves. Medlen then one-upped Smoltz by securing the win for himself and his team last night. Medlen now holds the franchise record with 16 consecutive team wins in his starts da...
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