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Braves overcome triple play, beat White Sox 11-8

With the kind of season the Atlanta Braves are having, it figured they might hit into a triple play.

But last-place Atlanta ripping into White Sox ace Chris Sale is another matter.

Freddie Freeman, Tyler Flowers and Nick Markakis all homered off Sale to lead the Atlanta Braves to an 11-8 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

Did the Braves, including Flowers — Sale's longtime batterymate in Chicago — have a special approach against the left-hander?

"Yeah, but I also think he wasn't as sharp as he usually is," Flowers said. "These are the kind of days you hope to face guys of that caliber."

The Braves might...

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