Kris Medlen shines again in Braves 3-0 win

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Wednesday September 19, 2012

MIAMI (AP) -- Kris Medlen pitched eight innings of four-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves won his start for the 21st straight time, beating the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Wednesday night.

Medlen (9-1) lost the first two starts of his career in 2009. He hasn't taken a loss in any of his 26 starts since, with the Braves prevailing in the last 21 of those -- making them the first team since the New York Yankees to have such a streak, according to STATS LLC.

The Yankees won 22 straight times when Whitey Ford started games from 1950 through 1953, a span interrupted by Ford serving in the Korean War.

Medlen struck out six, walked one and lowered his ERA from 1.62 to 1.51.

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