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Worth noting

Tyler Pastornicky is on a three-game hitting streak. He is 4-for-10 during that span with a two runs scored and one RBI hitting out of the Braves' nine-hole.

• Braves starter Aaron Harang hasn't beaten the Cardinals since May 9, 2009, when he was a member of the Cincinnati Reds. Harang, who is 4-3 with a 2.98 ERA this season, lost to the Cardinals on May 5, giving up two runs over six innings in a 4-3 loss.

• The Braves Triple-A affiliate, the Gwinnett Braves, swept a doubleheader yesterday against Buffalo. Gwinnett won the first game 4-1 and took the second game 9-3. Tommy La Stella went 2-for-3 and scored three runs for the Braves.

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