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UVa's Phil Gosselin Called up by Atlanta Braves

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Former UVa baseball star Phil Gosselin has been called up to by the Atlanta Braves becoming the 32nd UVa player to reach the big leagues.

Gosselin played for Virginia from 2008-2010.  He had a career batting average of .337.  He finished his career at UVa with 19 home runs and 145 RBI.   He ranks 6th on Virginia's all-time doubles list with 50.

Gosselin was batting .277 with a pair of home runs and 11 RBI with triple-A Gwinnett this season, but was hit .419 (13-for-31) over a season-best eight-game hit streak which was snapped on Thursday. He started the year with double-A Mississippi and batted .243 before getting promoted June 23 to Gwinnett. 

Gosselin will be in uniform tonight for the Atlanta Braves when the host the Washington Nationals.
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