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Braves grab NL East title, beat Cubs 5-2
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Atlanta Braves' Tim Hudson, left, celebrates with teammates after the Braves clinched the NL East title with a 5-2 win over the Chicago Cubs in Chicago Sunday. - photo by Associated Press
CHICAGO — The title was right there, across the front of the soaked gray T-shirts that each of the Atlanta Braves wore. "WE OWN THE EAST," it read. The Braves wrapped up the NL East crown, and then rode two homers by Andrelton Simmons to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs that touched off a wild party in the cramped visitors' clubhouse at Wrigley Field.