Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 6/29/12
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OK, so Craig Kimbrel isn't perfect. His unbelievable dominance for most of the past two months might have led some of you to believe that he was untouchable, perhaps invincible. Actually, come to think of it, Kimbrel had been nearly untouchable for most of that time. Kimbrel was charged with protecting a tie game when he entered the ninth inning of the Braves' game against the Diamondbacks on Thursday night at Turner Field. When he left, the Diamondbacks led 3-2, a margin that turned into a victory when the Braves feebly went down in the bottom of the ninth. Kimbrel hadn't allowed a run since May 4. He hadn't given up a home run since Sept. 19, 2011. Those two streaks were toppled on one swing of Chris Young's bat. The previously untouchable Kimbrel was touched for a home run when Young sent a 97-mph fastball in the opposite direction. The ball landed several rows up in the left-center field stands, ending Kimbrel's scoreless streak at 17 games and denting the Braves' chance...
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