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Braves are rolling, but Gonzalez wants more

Monday - 7/1/2013, 7:09pm  ET

Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run to score teammate Justin Upton, not pictured, in the third inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, June 29, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

GEORGE HENRY
Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- 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.

And they're just 4-25 without a home run, a potential pitfall if they reach the postseason and face a loaded pitching staff.

Even so, Gonzalez isn't about to start complaining. Atlanta is 6
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