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Braves take out Twins
Twins Braves Baseball Heal
Atlanta Braves third baseman Juan Francisco (25) scores on an Andrelton Simmons fly ball as Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer (7) applies the late tag in the fourth inning of Monday's game in Atlanta - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — Julio Teheran pitched 8 1-3 strong innings, Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves won their fourth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Monday. Teheran (3-1) gave up five hits, one run — Josh Willingham's homer in the ninth — and one walk. He struck out four, throwing 80 of his 123 pitches for strikes.