Medlen, McCann lead Braves past Indians 3-1

10:01 PM, Aug 29, 2013   |    comments
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann (16) hits a home run against the Minnesota Twins during the fourth inning at Turner Field. Photo: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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ATLANTA (AP) - Brian McCann hit a three-run homer, Kris Medlen pitched seven scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves completed a sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 3-1 victory Thursday night.
 
McCann went deep in the third after Justin Upton kept the inning going with a two-out single. Upton had to leave the game in the sixth after being struck on the left hand by a pitch, but X-rays were negative. He is day to day.
 
Medlen (11-12) capped a series of dominant pitching by the Braves, who surrendered just three runs in three games. David Carpenter gave up a pinch-hit homer to Lonnie Chisenhall in the eighth, but Craig Kimbrel worked a scoreless ninth for his 43rd save in 46 chances.
 
Ubaldo Jimenez (9-9) took the loss.

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