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Jones, Medlen dominant as Braves blank Padres

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ATLANTA (AP) - Chipper Jones homered twice and the Atlanta Braves won their 15th consecutive game with Kris Medlen as a starter, beating the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Thursday night.

Jones, who is retiring after the season, hit a two-run homer in the first, then added a towering solo shot over the wall in center in the fifth. It was his first multihomer game in more than three years and raised his team-leading average to .314. He came out of the dugout for a curtain call after both drives, the second of which was his 2,700th career hit.

Jason Heyward also homered.

Atlanta hasn't lost with Medlen starting since May 2010, tying the franchise record set by John Smoltz in 1996. The five-hitter was his first complete game.

Jason Marquis (6-7) took the loss.

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