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Tuesday, August 6th (All times Eastern)

Atlanta Braves (68-45) at Washington Nationals (54-58), 7:05 p.m.

Probable Starting Pitchers: Atlanta - Julio Teheran (8-5, 3.02) Washington - Gio Gonzalez (7-4, 3.57)

(Sports Network) - Right-hander Julio Teheran becomes the latest hurler to take the mound for the streaking Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night, when they aim for a 12th straight win in the second contest of a three-game series with the hosting Washington Nationals.

Atlanta extended its streak and stretched its lead in the National League East to 13 1/2 games on Monday, when Justin Upton's solo home run in the eighth inning provided a 3-2 decision.

Freddie Freeman went 3-for-4 with two RBI while Upton had three hits and scored twice for the Braves.

"The goal every season is to win as many ball games as you can," said Upton. "I don't care what kind of lead we've got, we've got to come out and win every night and that's our goal."

Mike Minor pitched six-plus innings for Atlanta and gave up two runs on eight hits with three walks and three strikeouts. David Carpenter (3-0) pitched 1 2/3 scoreless perfect innings to get the win.

It's the longest winning streak for Atlanta since the team ripped off 15 in a row from April 16-May 2, 2000.

Adam LaRoche and Anthony Rendon each drove in a run for the Nationals, who have dropped four of six.

Stephen Strasburg pitched seven innings for Washington and struck out nine while giving up five hits and two runs. Tyler Clippard (6-2) served up Upton's home run to take the loss.

"Stras pitched a heck of a ball game for us tonight," said Washington manager Davey Johnson. "We just didn't swing the bats good when we got guys on base. We really needed that one tonight."

The Braves won seven of the first 10 games between the teams this season, including two of three when they last played from May 31-June 2 in Atlanta.

Teheran, who was nine years old when Atlanta unleashed its 15-game win streak, picked up his eighth victory this season in his last start on Aug. 1 against Colorado.

The 22-year-old pitched five innings, allowed a run on five hits and equaled his season high by striking out 11 batters in defeating the Rockies, 11-2.

It was his first win since July 9 and ended a stretch of three outings in which he'd gone 0-1 and gave up six runs in 18 1/3 innings.

Teheran is 0-1 in three career meetings with the Nationals.

Washington goes with lefty Gio Gonzalez, who makes a fourth attempt at a first victory since his last pre-All-Star break start on July 10.

A 21-game winner last season, Gonzalez won four consecutive starts leading up to the break to improve to 7-3, allowing six runs on 26 hits in 27 combined innings of work.

He got no-decisions in subsequent outings at home against the Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh, but was shelled for an 11-1 loss at Detroit on July 31, allowing 10 runs in 11 hits while retiring only 11 batters.

He's 2-4 in seven career starts against the Braves.

08/06 10:29:22 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
GT 80
NCSU 81
2nd
LOU 59
UNC 59
 
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NYR
CAR
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UVA
DUKE
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ETST
NCCU
 
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DEN
CHA
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ORL
DAL
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IND
SAC
 
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WAS
TOR
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DET
HOU
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ATL
PHI
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MIN
CLE
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MEM
OKC
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MIL
POR
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DEN
CHA
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SAN
LAC
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GSW
PHO
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TENN 71
AUB 63
Final
CLEM 64
BC 49
Final
STJOE 75
DAVID 70
Final
GT 80
NCSU 81
Final
PITT 76
ND 72
Final
STJ 75
PROV 66
Final
UNH 63
USB 48
 
Final
WVU 77
TTU 58
Final
TEMPL 55
TULA 37
Final
EMICH 69
WMICH 63
 
Final
IOWA 63
WISC 74
Final
SHU 90
XAV 82
Final
UF 57
ARK 56
Final
STET 75
LIP 73
 
Final
ILL 60
PSU 58
Final
TULSA 78
SFLA 71
Final
INDST 64
BRAD 58
 
Final
MAINE 59
GTDNS 77
 
Final
LEH 89
BU 86
 
Final
MARQ 68
BUT 72
Final
DEL 71
COC 68
 
Final
CREI 40
GEOR 67
Final
CLST 76
UWGB 62
 
Final
NEOM 65
MAST 75
 
Final
LOYC 45
ILLST 48
 
Final
KU 68
KYST 57
Final
JVU 50
KNST 51
 
Final
MSST 73
LSU 67
Final
SHU 71
MNTER 77
 
Final
VCU 55
RICH 64
Final
ISU 83
TCU 66
Final
BING 76
MLOWELL 69
 
Final
HART 46
VERM 65
 
Final
DEP 55
VILL 68
Final
WAKE 73
VT 70
Final
UGST 74
ARKST 43
 
Final
FAM 44
COOK 61
 
Final
NDAK 80
IDST 69
 
Final
ARMY 71
GHND 77
 
Final
BEL 71
TENT 53
 
Final
TXSA 57
UAB 65
Final
ILLCH 65
VALPO 70
 
Final
DRAK 70
EVAN 65
 
Final
IND 72
RUTG 64
Final
UMO 79
BST 73
 
Final
RMU 68
BRY 71
 
Final
WAGN 86
CCST 55
 
2nd
GWEBB 66
CCAR 64
 
2nd
MDES 66
COPST 59
 
Final
RFLSH 68
FD 63
 
2nd
RIU 52
GWU 50
 
2nd
SCAR 67
UGA 50
 
Final
Terriers 81
LIU 64
 
1st OT
PAC 71
LMU 74
 
Final
STLU 56
UMASS 60
 
2nd
HOW 59
MRGST 40
 
2nd
DREX 83
UNCW 72
 
2nd
LOU 59
UNC 59
 
Final
MIZZ 47
MISS 67
 
2nd
ALCOR 49
SOUTH 48
 
Final
NIOWA 70
WICHS 54
 
Final
JMU 65
WMARY 84
 
Final
RAD 73
WINT 66
 
Final
EILL 57
SIUE 54
 
2nd
UNCA 37
CAMP 31
 
2nd
MORE 41
EKENT 41
 
2nd
NICST 54
INCWORD 62
 
2nd
CMICH 58
OHIO 50
 
2nd
TEXAM 62
VANDY 52
 
Half
UWMIL 35
DET 33
 
2nd
UNCG 34
WCU 39
 
2nd
EWASH 44
IDAHO 53
 
1st
SDKST 28
DEN 19
 
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SHSU 18
HOUB 11
 
1st
MVSU 37
JST 23
 
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TXST 9
LALAF 9
 
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LATU 18
MARS 23
 
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SD 29
ORU 19
 
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LAMON 26
SALA 13
 
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PVU
ALAAM
 
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GRAM
ARKPB
 
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PRIN
DART
 
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SCST
DELST
 
1st
COLST 2
FRES 3
 
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NORST
HAMP
 
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MINN 5
NEB 5
 
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WYO 3
NEV 2
 
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GAELS 0
PEPP 0
 
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NW 2
PURD 2
 
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BAY
TEX
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CHAT
CITA
 
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SMISS
WKENT
1st
CORN 5
YALE 7
 
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SAV
NCAT
 
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LAM
ABCHRIST
 
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BGU
AKR
 
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KENT
ALA
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CLMB
BRO
 
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LIB
CSOU
 
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BUCK
COL
 
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UVA
DUKE
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NE
ELON
 
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CHAR
FIU
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ODU
FATL
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FUR
 
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DUQ
GMAS
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PENN
HARV
 
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HAW
 
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BONA
LAS
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NAVY
LAF
 
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PBY
LONG
 
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WOFF
MERC
 
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ETST
NCCU
 
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MCNST
NO
 
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FLGC
NKENTUCKY
 
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IONA
PETE
 
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STEPH
TAMCC
 
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UNF
USCU
 
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UCR
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OKLA
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RICE
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SDU
USF
 
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NMU
SJST
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SEMIZ
 
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NILL
TOL
 
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HOF
TOWS
 
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SMU
UCF
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MURST
TENNM
 
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SDST
UTST
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MIZST
SILL
 
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TXARL
TROY
 
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ALAST
 
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TENST
JVST
 
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WASU
STAN
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CHIST
 
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UTEP
MTST
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NARZ
 
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BYU
SCU
 
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NMST
TXPA
 
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NCOL
WEBER
 
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UNLV
AFA
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UCD
CPSL
 
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GONZ
MEM
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SEAT
 
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UCI
UCSB
 
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MONT
 
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PORST
MNTST
 
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UCLA
COL
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UMKC
 
Final
DET 4
NYI 1
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NYR
CAR
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WIN
DAL
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NJD
FLA
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BOS
LOS
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PHI
TOR
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TAM
CLB
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CAL
EDM
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SJS
CHI