Dodgers' Streak of 53 Straight Wins After Leading Snapped by Braves


Los Angeles are 19-7 in the last 26 meetings.

Albies went 0-for-2 with a walk in his major league debut Tuesday.

After the game, Maeda acknowledged he believed he needed to protect his spot in a crowded rotation.

"I was in between naps", Roberts said. "That's the reality right now".

The slumping Braves were shut down by Maeda (10-4) but cut their deficit to one run with Johan Camargo's two-run homer off Josh Ravin in the eighth.

With Atlanta leading 1-0, in the third inning, Newcomb walked Logan Forsythe with the bases loaded to tie the game. The Los Angeles Dodgers end their series at the Atlanta Braves with Alex Wood on the bump. "It was fun to watch". The four-time American League All-Star with the Texas Rangers will join Los Angeles on Wednesday, but he won't make his Dodgers debut until Friday against the Mets in NY.

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"This is something I've dealt with over the course of my career", he said.

With a relatively innocuous opposite field single during the fourth inning of Thursday's Braves game, Nick Markakis hit his 2,000th career hit.

Yasiel Puig doubled and scored on Chris Taylor's double in the third.

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"Definitely a day that I will never forget", Sims said. I used all types of pitches effectively.

The Braves have lost 12 of 15 since reaching.500 at 45-45 on July 16.

Jim Johnson, who lost his sole claim as the Braves' closer with eight blown saves, pitched a flawless seventh.

"That's really impressive. It's something he should be very proud of", Snitker said. "I just gave him a thumbs up, which is universal, and we'll catch up tomorrow".

Now Teheran has to pitch Wednesday night against the Dodgers - the team with the best record in the majors - at SunTrust Park, where he is 1-7 with a 7.05 ERA.

Since July 4, the Dodgers are 21-3 with all three loses coming against the Atlanta Braves.

The 20-year-old Albies walked and scored on Camargo's homer.

Ozzie Albies took Cingrani deep for his first career home run.