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Uggla stopped at 33

ATLANTA -- Dan Uggla was quick to acknowledge he never thought he'd have a hitting streak as long as 33 games.

Now the Chicago Cubs are streaking.

The Cubs stopped Uggla's 33-game hitting streak and rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves, 6-5, on Sunday for their fourth straight series win.

The Cubs have won 11 of 14.

Uggla's streak was the longest in the majors in five years. He was 0-for-3 with an RBI.

"That's more games than I thought I would ever have," Uggla said.

His best chance to extend the streak came in the fifth. Second baseman Darwin Barney made a diving catch of Uggla's fly ball in shallow right field. Barney was fully extended when he made the catch in front of right fielder Tyler Colvin.

"I wasn't even looking at him," said Uggla of Barney. "I was looking at Colvin and I was like 'Oh, it's going to drop in front of him.' And the next thing you know Barney comes flying through."

Barney said the catch was more important because of Uggla's streak.

"Because of the circumstances and all that, I'm pretty happy about it," Barney said.

"It was a good streak for him. He's a great player. But I think our pitchers are happy. They take a lot of pride in that, and I'm happy for them."

Uggla grounded out to shortstop against Jeff Samardzija in the seventh in his final at-bat. He didn't come up in the ninth, when Carlos Marmol earned his 28th save.

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