Braves beat Nationals, Phils magic # remains 2

Atlanta Braves shortstop Alex Gonzalez, top, forces out Washington Nationals' Justin Maxwell at second base but can't turn the double play during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. The Braves shut out the Nationals, 5-0. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

September 25, 2010 7:41:47 PM PDT
Braves manager Bobby Cox earned his 2,500th win, getting five effective innings from Derek Lowe and a three-run homer from Alex Gonzalez in Atlanta's crucial 5-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.