ATLANTA -- Brian McCann, Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman each hit a two-run homer, helping Kris Medlen and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Monday night. Medlen (2-6) pitched seven solid innings for his first win since April 9, ending a career-worst, five-game skid over his previous nine starts. The right-hander allowed an unearned run and seven hits, lowering his ERA to 3.14. Pittsburgh catcher Russell Martin and manager Clint Hurdle were ejected by home plate umpire Dan Iassogna in the fourth inning. Martin apparently complained after Iassogna called two balls on pitches from A.J. Burnett to Medlen. Burnett (3-6) yielded a season-high six runs in five innings. He also allowed eight hits, including three homers, and walked three. The three homers allowed matched Burnetts career high. He last allowed three homers in a 6-5 loss to Tampa Bay on May 16, 2011. Pittsburgh scored its only run against Medlen when Gaby Sanchezs ground-rule double in the third drove in Neil Walker, who was hit by a pitch. Walker advanced to second on a throwing error by centre fielder B.J. Upton. McCann connected for his seventh homer in the fourth. Chris Johnson then doubled and was at second when Medlens two-out at-bat featured a couple of testy exchanges between Iassogna and the Pirates. Burnett complained about the ball one call to Medlen, and Iassogna stepped in front of the plate to warn the pitcher. After the second ball was called, Martin apparently complained as he took a couple of steps toward the mound with his back to the umpire. Martin quickly was ejected by Iassogna, and the catcher turned to protest. Hurdle charged from the dugout to take over the argument and also was thrown out. Michael McKenry replaced Martin behind the plate. Heyward and Freeman hit homers in a string of fourth straight hits off Burnett to open the fifth. Justin Upton singled off Mike Zagurski in the seventh, moved to third on McCanns single and scored on Johnsons fly ball to left field. The single was McCanns 1,000th career hit. Fans responded to the announcement of the milestone with an ovation for McCann, who tipped his helmet while standing on first base. The Pirates recalled right-hander Jared Hughes and selected the contract of right-hander Ryan Reid from Triple-A Indianapolis before the game. Hughes gave up one hit in a scoreless sixth inning. Reid made his major league debut when he induced a bases-loaded grounder from pinch hitter Reed Johnson for the final out of the seventh. Reid also pitched a perfect eighth. Clint Barmes double with two outs in the ninth off Braves rookie Alex Wood drove in Gaby Sanchez, who led off with a single. NOTES: The Pirates gave OF Andrew McCutchen a day off. ... Pittsburgh RHP Jeanmar Gomez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an inflamed and strained right forearm. OF Alex Presley was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis. ... Braves 3B Juan Francisco, who was designated for assignment last week, was traded to Milwaukee Brewers for minor league LHP Tom Keeling, who was assigned to Double-A Mississippi. ... Braves RF Jason Heyward, who had two hits, snapped a 0-for-19 slump with his first-inning single. ... Braves RHP Brandon Beachy gave up six hits and three runs in five innings for Double-A Mississippi at Chattanooga as he continued his rehabilitation from Tommy John surgery. ... Atlantas Mike Minor will face Pittsburghs Jeff Locke in a matchup of left-handers on Tuesday night. Wholesale Custom Baseball Jerseys . "Four now," Carl Gunnarsson told the Leaf Report proudly following a 5-2 victory over New York on Tuesday night, the clubs fifth straight at home. Custom Chicago White Sox Jerseys . 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The NRL silly season rarely disappoints and once again fans have seen players come and go -- has your clubs business this off-season made them stronger or weaker for season 2017?Brisbane BroncosGains:Moses Pangai (Townsville Blackhawks), David Mead (Titans), Tautau Moga (Cowboys), Benji Marshall (Dragons)Losses:?Greg Eden (Castleford), Brett Greinke (Rabbitohs), Corey Parker (retirement), Jarrod Wallace (Titans), Jack Reed (retirement), Carlin Anderson (Cowboys), Darren Nicholls (Panthers)Canberra RaidersGains:Jordan Turner (St Helens), Dunamis Lui (Dragons), Makahesi Makatoa (Bulldogs)Losses:Lachlan Lewis (Bulldogs),Sisa Waqa (rugby union), Zac Woolford (Bulldogs), Sam Williams (Wakefield), Brenko Lee (Bulldogs), Paul Vaughan (Dragons)Canterbury Bankstown BulldogsGains:Zac Woolford (Raiders), Josh Cleeland (Sharks), Rhyse Martin (Townsville Blackhawks), Brenko Lee (Raiders), Tom Carr (Dragons), Francis Tualau (Storm), Richard Kennar (Storm)Losses:Pat OHanlon (retired), Sam Perrett (retirement), Curtis Rona (rugby union, Western Force), Tim Browne (Panthers), Tony Williams (Sharks), Richard Coorey (released), Makahesi Makatoa (Raiders), Jarrod McInally (Queensland Intrust Super Cup), Graham Clark (released), Jake Kamire (released), Reubenn Rennie (released), Lamar Liolevave (released)Cronulla SharksGains:Manaia Cherrington (Wests Tigers), Tony Williams (Bulldogs), Jeremy Latimore (Panthers)Losses:David Fifita (released), Mitch Brown (Leigh), Josh Cleeland (Bulldogs), Michael Ennis (retirement), Connor Tracey (Rabbitohs), Jesse Sene-Lefao (Castleford Tigers), Ben Barba (released), Jacob Gagan (Knights)Gold Coast TitansGains:Dan Sarginson (Wigan), Jarrod Wallace (Broncos), Kevin Proctor (Storm), Paterika Vaivai (free agent)Losses:Nathan Friend (retirement), David Hala (released), Nene Macdonald (Dragons), David Mead (Broncos), Cameron Cullen (Sea Eagles), Luke Douglas (St Helens), Josh Hoffman (Eels), Greg Bird (released), Jed Cartwright (Panthers)Manly Warringah Sea EaglesGains:Frank Winterstein (rugby union), Shaun Lane (Warriors), Blake Green (Storm), Cameron Cullen (Titans), Akuila Uate (Knights), Curtis Sironen (Wests Tigers)Losses:Jamie Lyon (retirement), Tim Moltzen (retired), Tom Symonds (Huddersfield), Siosia Vave (Eels), Liam Knight (Roosters), Nathan Green (released), Blake Leary (released), Issac John (released), Jayden Hodges (released), Rhys Armstrong (released), Fabian Goodall (rugby union), Halaufa Lavaka (released), Tony Satini (released), Dylan Kelly (released), Hugh Pratt (released), Nicho Hynes (released), Darcy Cox (released), Josh Starling (Knights), Jamie Buhrer (Knights), Brayden Williame (Catalans)Melbourne StormGains:Josh Addo-Carr (Wests Tigers), Brandon Smith (Cowboys), Vincent Leuluai (Roosters), Jahrome Hughes (Cowboys), Ryley Jacks (Sunshine Coast Falcons)Losses:Marika Koroibete (rugby union), Josh Kerr (Dragons), Ryan Morgan (St Helens), Blake Green (Sea Eagles), Ben Hampton, Matt White, Francis Tualau (Bulldogs), Ben Hampton (Cowboys), Richard Kennar (Bulldogs), Kevin Proctor (Titans)Newcastle KnightsGains:Jamie Buhrer (Sea Eagles), Rory Kostjasyn (Cowboys), Ken Sio (Hull KR), Josh Starling (Sea Eagles), Jacob Gagan (Sharks)Losses:Jeremy Smith (retirement), James McManus (retirement), Kade Snowden (retirement), Robbie Rochow (Rabbitohs), Akuila Uate (Sea Eagles)New Zealand WarriorsGains:Kieran Foran (Eels)Losses:Raymond Faitala-Mariner (Bulldogs), Thomas Leuluai (Wigan), Shaun Lane (Sea Eagles)North Queensland CowboysGains:Carlin Anderson (Broncos), Ben Hampton (Storm)Losses:Brandon Smith (Storm), James Tamou (Panthers), Jahrome Hughes (Storm), Rory Kostjasyn (Knights), Tautau Moga (Broncos)Parramatta EelsGains:Jamal Fogerty (Burleigh Bears), Siosia Vave (Sea Eagles), Nathan Brown (Rabbitohs), George Jennings (Panthers), Josh Hoffman (Titans), Suaia Matagi (Panthers)Losses:Tyrell Fuimaono (Rabbitohs), Michael Gordon (Roosters), Kieren Moss (Bradford), Anthony Watmough (retired), Kieran Foran (Warriors), Luke Kelly (Rabbitohs), Danny Wicks (retirement)Penrith PanthersGains:James Tamou (Cowboys), Tim Browne (Bulldogs), Michael Oldfield (Rabbitohs), Darren Nicholls (Redcliffe Dolphins), Mitch Rein (Dragons), Jed Cartwright (Titans)Losses:Ben Garcia (Catalans), Chris Smith (Sydney Roosters), George Jennings (Eels), Zak Hardaker (Castelford), Jeremy Latimore (Sharks), Suaia Matagi (Eels), Andrew Heffernan (Hull KR)South Sydney RabbitohsGains:Tyrell Fuimaono (Eels), Robbie Rochow (Knights), Connor Tracey (Sharks), Robbie Farah (Wests Tigers), Luke Kelly (Eels), Anthony Cherrington (Redcliffe Dolphins)Losses:Joe Burgess (Wigan), Luke Keary (Roosters), Paul Carter (Roosters), Kirisome Auvaa (released), Cameron McInnes (Dragons), Nathan Brown (Eels), Michael Oldfield (Panthers)St George-Illawarra DragonsGains:Josh Kerr (Storm), Nene Macdonald (Titans), Cameron McInnes (Rabbitohs), Shaun Nona (Illawarra Cutters), Paul Vaughan (Raiders)Losses:Mike Cooper (Warrington), Sebastine Ikahihifo (Huddersfield), Ben Creagh (retirement), Benji Marshall (Broncos), Dylan Farrell (retirement), Tom Carr (Bulldogs), Mitch Rein (Panthers), Dunamis Lui (Raiders)Sydney RoostersGains:Michael Gordon (Eels), Luke Keary (Rabbitohs), Liam Knight (Sea Eagles), Zane Tetevano (Wyong Roos), Paul Carter (Rabbitohs)Losses:Vincent Leuluai (Storm), Sam Moa (Catalans)Wests TigersGains:Jamal Idris (free agent)Losses:Josh Addo-Carr (Storm), Jack Buchanan (Widnes), Josh Drinkwater (released), Asipeli Fine (Bulldogs), Lamar Liolevave (Bulldogs), Billy McConnachie (released), Jesse Parahi (Rugby Sevens), Manaia Cherrington (Sharks), Dene Halatau (retired), Robbie Farah (Rabbitohs), Curtis Sironen (Sea Eagles) ' ' '
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