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Braves lose 8-4 to streaking Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, bottom, safely takes third base after hitting a triple as Atlanta Braves third baseman Chris Johnson watches during the fifth inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy La Stella put together his second straight three-hit game and fourth since making his major league debut in late May. Freddie Freeman broke out of his slump, too. Their offense just wasn’t enough to keep Atlanta’s winning streak going.

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Kemp’s 2 homers help Dodgers beat Braves 8-4

Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp watches the flight of his second two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp is making a case for himself, regardless of where he’s playing the rest of the season.

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Walks get to Lynn in 6th inning of 3-1 loss

St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong is congratulated at the dugout after driving in a run against the San Diego Padres with a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — St. Louis’ Lance Lynn didn’t walk a batter until he put the first two San Diego Padres he faced in the sixth inning on base that way.

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Gardner, Yankees snap skid with 12-11 win at Texas

Texas Ranger's starting pitcher Nick Martinez throws in the first inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.  (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brett Gardner got things started for the New York Yankees with a leadoff home run, then had three more hits after that.

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Liriano fans 11 in Pirates’ 3-1 win

Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider, left, is congratulated by Ike Davis (15) after Snider hit a two run home run off San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson in the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.

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