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Donnie Veal
Reds beat reeling Braves 8-4

?ATLANTA Their hot start to the season is a distant vision now that the Braves have slipped into a mediocrity that their flawed parts seemed to foretell before the season began. The Braves lost 8-4 to the Reds on Saturday for their third defeat in their last five games. The Braves are 5-12 since starting the season 6-1 and lately have shown the telltale signs of a team too flawed to win consistently. When the starting pitching is good enough, the Braves don't hit. When they hit, it doesn't matter because the starters get roughed up. The bullpen has more bad nights than good. All of that went wrong against the Reds on Saturday. Stults was touched for six runs over his final four...