Found September 07, 2012 on BravesWire:
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Tommy Hanson struck out 8 batters through 5.2 innings Tuesday When the full story of the 2012 season is written, there will be two story lines for the Atlanta Braves: A streaky team who, when winning, shows absolute dominance, and a team that pressed on despite the various pieces not clicking all at once. The latter of those story lines was on display against the Colorado Rockies the past 4 days as the pitching, minus Tommy Hanson, was incredible and the offense was, well, not. While the Braves notched 25 hits over 4 games, they went a horrid 3-for-35 with runners in scoring position. Kris Medlen, freshly minted National League Pitcher of the Month for August, continued on the incredible streak he began when he joined the rotation. Medlen, who in recent weeks has been referred to as the next Greg Maddux, has only 1 unearned run on his line in his past 37 1/3 innings and the team has won each of the last 18 games he has started going back to 2010. Medlen has 50 strikouts and has allo...
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