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World Series or bust
Braves rolling, but Gonzalez not satisfied
Diamondbacks Braves B Heal WEB
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann, left, gestures as he crosses home plate past Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Wil Nieves after hitting a home run in the second inning on Sunday, in Atlanta. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — Manager Fredi Gonzalez knows the Atlanta Braves have a few batting problems to correct if they're going win the NL East for the first time in eight years. The Braves are striking out at an alarming rate, particularly with runners in scoring position. They've been shut out in 11 games after getting blanked just 13 times all last season.