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Tommy Holmes holds the franchise record with a 37-game hitting streak as a member of the Boston Braves in 1945. Uggla said he wasn't familiar with Carty or Holmes.
Atlanta grabbed control with three runs in the third. Zambrano retired the first two batters before Freeman singled and Uggla was hit by a pitch. Jones then hit a drive to center for his 10th homer, making it 5-1.
Freeman and Uggla hit back-to-back homers in the fifth to give Atlanta an 8-1 lead. Zambrano then threw one pitch inside to Jones and was immediately tossed after the Atlanta star had to jump back to avoid another inside pitch.
As Jones stood at the plate, staring at Zambrano, the Braves came out of their dugout. Timmons rushed toward the dugout, cautioning the players not to come out any farther.
Zambrano looked back at Jones as he walked off the field, then was shown on TV smiling before leaving the dugout.
Zambrano dropped to 2-5 with a 6.08 ERA in 13 career starts against Atlanta. The right-hander has dropped his last five decisions against the Braves.
Atlanta rookie Mike Minor (2-2) gave up three runs and nine hits in 5 2-3 innings. The left-hander allowed three hits in the sixth, including a two-run double by Soriano. Braves left fielder Martin Prado almost caught Soriano's drive, but the ball bounced out of his glove when he crashed into the wall.
Rookie right-hander Arodys Vizcaino pitched two scoreless innings for Atlanta.
Jones, three of Cox's top former pitchers -- Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and John Smoltz -- and team president John Schuerholz spoke at the pregame ceremony.
Cox also was inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame.
NOTES: Uggla entered Friday night's game batting .355 (44 for 124) with 12 homers and 29 RBIs during the streak, but only .224 overall. ... The Cubs announced they have agreed to terms with first baseman Trevor Gretzky, the son of former hockey great Wayne Gretzky. Trevor Gretzky, 18, was a seventh-round pick from Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian High School. ... Braves C Brian McCann (strained left oblique) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett. He was to have one game as a designated hitter, one game as a catcher and then possibly come off the disabled list on Sunday. ... Jones' homer was his 1,000th extra-base hit. ... Attendance was 50,146.
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