Going for 15: Braves put streak on line vs. Cubs

Ronald Acuña celebrates with teammates after Tuesday's victory over the Washington Nationals, the 13th straight win for the Braves. The team's win streak is now 14 as it prepares for Friday's game in Chicago against the Cubs. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

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Ronald Acuña celebrates with teammates after Tuesday's victory over the Washington Nationals, the 13th straight win for the Braves. The team's win streak is now 14 as it prepares for Friday's game in Chicago against the Cubs. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

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The Braves will look to extend their winning streak to 15 games Friday afternoon when the face the Cubs in Chicago.

The win would tie the 2000 team for the franchise’s longest win streak in the post-1900 era. Tom Glavine had three wins and Greg Maddux added two as part of the Braves’ 15-game winning streak from April 16-May 2, 2000.

Here’s a look back at each of the 14 wins:

Game 1 -- Braves 6, Diamondbacks 0: After a gut-wrenching loss the night before, the Braves avoided a sweep with a victory in the series finale.

Game 2 -- Braves 13, Rockies 6: Travis d’Arnaud had two home runs and six RBIs in the first of a four-game series in Denver.

Game 3 -- Braves 3, Rockies 1 (10 innings): Max Fried pitched eight scoreless innings, and the Braves scored three in the top of the 10th to secure their first three-game win streak of the season.

Game 4 -- Braves 6, Rockies 2 (11 innings): After allowing Colorado to tie the score in the bottom of the 10th, the Braves scored four runs in the top of the 11th.

Game 5 -- Braves 8, Rockies 7: The Braves completed the four-game sweep with a one-run victory, which ended with a Matt Olson dive to first base ahead of the base runner for the final out.

Game 6 -- Braves 3, A’s 2: Ronald Acuña had a pair of home runs in the victory.

Game 7 -- Braves 13, A’s 2: Michael Harris played a key role in the team’s win.

Game 8 -- Braves 3, Pirates 1: The bullpen shut the door on the Pirates in the first of a four-game series.

Game 9 -- Braves 4, Pirates 2: Spencer Strider and Dansby Swanson keyed the Braves’ win.

Game 10 -- Braves 10, Pirates 4: Ozzie Albies’ grand slam highlighted an eight-run seventh inning as the team erased a 4-2 deficit.

Game 11 -- Braves 5, Pirates 3: Adam Duvall’s two-homer game powered Atlanta and completed a four-game sweep.

Game 12 -- Braves 9, Nationals 5: Adam Duvall and Marcell Ozuna hit back-to-back home runs in the first game of a three-game series in Washington.

Game 13 -- Braves 10, Nationals 4: The Braves played their first game without injured second baseman Ozzie Albies, but his replacement Orlando Arcia stepped in and hit one of the team’s five home runs.

Game 14 -- Braves 8, Nationals 2: Austin Riley hit two home runs, and Spencer Strider struck out 11 in 5 ⅔ innings.

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