September 20, 2012 at 1:01 am by David Lee under Atlanta Braves
Game MVP: Kris Medlen, 79 game score
Least Valuable Brave: Brian McCann, -.036
Most Valuable Marlin: Donovan Solano, .034
Least Valuable Marlin: Justin Ruggiano, -.121
2nd – (ATL) Jose Constanza RBI single for a 2-0 Braves lead, .096
The Braves won their 21st straight Kris Medlen start, the longest streak since the Yankees and Whitey Ford from 1950-1953 when they won 22 straight. He hasn’t lost a game in 26 starts dating back to 2009.
Of Medlen’s 10 starts this season, five have had a game score of 75 or higher, including tonight’s 79. He recorded seven whiffs on 22 changeups thrown. He gave up just three line drives while getting double-digit ground balls, throwing 32 balls and walking one out of 98 pitches. The Marlins had a .182 BABIP against him.