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ATLANTA Laryngitis could not keep Kris Medlen off the mound Wednesday night. A hard-hit ball off the bat of Emilio Bonifacio could. Medlen's string of tough luck at Turner Field this season continued as Bonafacio's hit struck him in the upper left calf in the second inning and, after finishing the Atlanta half of the frame, sent him to the trainer's room after it tightened up on him as he walked off the field. He never returned. The official word from the Braves: left calf contusion. Though he is expected to make his next scheduled start (at home vs. Pittsburgh), it would be understandable if he passed on the opportunity if only to try and wait out the misfortune he's run into at home this season. "I've been hit by a lot of balls in my life when I was playing (shortstop) that's one of the harder ones that I've felt," Medlen said. "I think I knew right away (that I needed to come out) but I just wanted to at least get through the inni...
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