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Cubs 6, Braves 5

ATLANTA — Dan Uggla never thought he'd have a hitting streak as long as 33 games.

Now it's the Cubs who are streaking.

Chicago stopped Uggla's 33-game hitting streak and rallied from four down to beat the Braves 6-5 on Sunday for its fourth straight series win. The Cubs have won 11 of 14 overall.

Uggla's streak was the longest in the majors in five years. "That's more games than I thought I would ever have," said Uggla, who was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly.

His best chance to extend the streak came in the fifth, when second baseman Darwin Barney made a diving catch in shallow right. Barney was fully extended when he made the catch in front of Tyler Colvin.

"I wasn't even looking at him," said Uggla of Barney. "I was looking at Colvin and I was like, 'Oh, it's going to drop in front of him.' And the next thing you know Barney comes flying through."

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Cubs 6, Braves 5 08/14/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 6:56pm]
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