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McCutchen homers, Pirates beat Braves 1-0

Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (22) follows through on a solo-home run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano won his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved closer to a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Monday night.

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Falcons’ defense braces for Vikings’ Bridgewater

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) is sacked by New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Falcons’ defense was handed a new challenge on Monday as players returned from their long weekend: How to contain Teddy Bridgewater.

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Braves fire GM Frank Wren after missing playoffs

Atlanta Braves interim general manager John Hart, left, team president John Schuerholz and former manager Bobby Cox, right, answer questions after the baseball team fired general manager Frank Wren following a mid-summer collapse that caused the franchise to miss the playoffs, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

ATLANTA (AP) — For nearly a quarter-century, the Atlanta Braves have been all about stability.

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Braves’ collapse ends with playoff hopes dashed

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jacob deGrom hopes Mets manager Terry Collins lets him make one last start.

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Braves GM Wren heads toward uncertain winter

Atlanta Braves fans sits in the outfield stands after the Braves lost to the New York Mets 10-2 in a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves general manager Frank Wren doesn’t know what the immediate future holds for him and his struggling team.

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