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This Day in Braves History: Bruce Sutter notches 300th career save

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This Day in Braves History: September 9

1914 - Boston Braves pitcher George Davis no-hits the Phillies

1969 - Phil Niekro earns his 20th win of the season for the first time in his career with a 2-1 victory over the Dodgers. With the win, Atlanta climbs into third place in the NL West standings and 1 1/2 games behind the leader.

1980 - Mario Soto strikes out 15 in a 7-1 win over the Braves

1988 - Bruce Sutter joins Rollie Fingers and Goose Gossage as the only pitchers to save 300 games as the Braves defeat the Padres 5-4 in 11 innings.