Originally posted on BravesWire  |  Last updated 8/31/12
RHP Kris Medlen was brilliant on Tuesday, logging 8 shutout innings If there is one thing that has been proven time and time again in baseball, it doesn’t matter if the team you face has a winning or losing record, no win is a given. While much has been said about the fairly easy schedule ahead in the final month of the season for the Braves, Atlanta will have to go out and secure wins against their opponents regardless of their record. Unfortunately, the Braves didn’t get those wins in San Diego, earning just one behind the dominant Kris Medlen. As they head to Philadelphia this weekend, they will have to step up. Chipper Jones was welcomed to San Diego with a standing ovation in a pre-game ceremony honoring his career. He was presented with a surfboard, yes, a surfboard, by former closer Trevor Hoffman prior to game 1. In Chipper’s first at-bat of game 3, Chipper was once again welcomed by a standing and lengthy ovation by the San Diego fans in his final game at Petco Park. Chipp...
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