Taking three cuts after the Braves made a push with five runs in the last two innings but fell to the Padres 7-6 Monday in San Diego.
1. The rotation's streak came to a screeching halt
Coming off the strongest performance of his young career, Julio Teheran took a step back and it brought an end to an impressive run by the Braves starters.
Atlanta's starters had allowed two earned runs or less in nine straight games, the longest such streak since Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Kevin Millwood, John Burkett and Odalis Perez did it for 10 consecutive games from April 11-21, 2001.
But behind Will Venables' three-run home run and a solo shot by Logan Forsythe it was over by the fourth inning. It was the first time since April 18 vs. the Pirates that Teheran had allowed multiple home runs and he hadn't allowed five runs since his first start of the season against the Cubs on April 6.
While Teheran threw first-pitch strikes to the first 12 batters he faced in last Wednesday's flirtation with a n...