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(AP) -- Shelby Miller has been effective in his first three starts with the Atlanta Braves, but that success has come despite the shortcomings that made much of his 2014 season forgettable following him to the NL East.

Miller will face a Phillies lineup Saturday night in Philadelphia that could again allow him to get away with control issues, though the 24-year-old knows it's something he'll have to straighten out if a consistent season is to follow.

Miller (2-0, 1.69 ERA) has won consecutive starts after Sunday's 5-2 victory in Toronto, limiting a potent Blue Jays lineup to two runs and five hits while striking out six in six innings as he continues to refine a cutter.

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Leaders
AVG: N. Markakis.352
HR: F. Freeman4
RBI: A. Simmons10
SB: E. Young Jr.2
W: S. Miller2
ERA: S. Miller1.69
Saves: J. Grilli6
K: J. Teheran18
NL East
TeamWLPctGB
NY Mets 134.765-
Atlanta 88.5004.5
Washington 710.4126
Miami 611.3537
Philadelphia 611.3537
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .232 (21)
Runs: 60 (22)
Hits: 121 (23)
Home Runs: 14 (19)
Stolen Bases: 7 (21)
OBP: .300 (18)
SLG: .372 (15)
Total Bases: 194 (23)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.66 (11)
Runs Allowed: 61 (8)
Saves: 7 (5)
Strikeouts: 109 (26)
OpBA: .243 (14)
OBP: .328 (23)
SLG: .365 (10)
Run Support: 3.85 (20)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/24 J. Cornely Purchased From Minors
4/24 B. Cunniff Sent to Minors
4/24 M. Kohn Purchased From Minors
4/24 S. Marimon Sent to Minors
4/23 J. Jaime Outrighted to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/6 J. Outman Left shoulder soreness (on 60-day DL)
4/5 D. Winkler Recovery from right elbow surgery (on 60-day DL)
4/2 J. Terdoslavich Sprained left wrist (on 15-day DL)
3/27 M. Minor Left rotator cuff inflammation (on 15-day DL)
3/27 M. Upton Jr. Sesamoiditis, left foot (on 15-day DL)
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