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This Day in Braves History: Greg Maddux extends scoreless streak to 29 innings

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This Day in Braves History: September 18

1928 - The Braves and Cubs combine for an NL record eight double plays. Chicago wins the game 8-3.

1962 - Hank Aaron hits his 40th home run while Tommie Aaron finishes with three hits and drives in three runs in a 10-5 win over the Dodgers.

2000 - The Braves defeat the Mets 6-3 as Greg Maddux extends his scoreless innings streak to 29 innings.

One year ago - The Braves dropped a 4-1 decision to the Philadelphia Phillies. Zach Eflin allows five hits and one unearned run over seven innings for Philadelphia. Julio Teheran allows three hits and three earned runs, including homers by Bryce Harper and Cesar Hernandez. Ronald Acuña Jr. collects two of Atlanta’s five hits.

Five years ago - Atlanta improved to 58-90 with a 2-1 win over the Phillies at Turner Field. Williams Perez allowed six hits and one run over 5 2/3 innings for the Braves. Arodys Vizcaino walked one and struck out the side in the ninth to pick up his fifth save. Freddie Freeman went 2-for-3 at the plate while Hector Olivera was 1-for-3.

10 years ago - The Braves improved to 85-64 with a 4-2 win over the Mets at Citi Field. Tim Hudson picked up his 16th win of the season allowing six hits and two earned runs over seven innings. Billy Wagner recorded his 35th save. Nate McLouth doubled and homered while Alex Gonzalez drove in a pair of runs.