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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run homer, Stephen Strasburg struck out 10 and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep with a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves Thursday night. A night after had 14 runs on 20 hits, the Nationals couldn't solve R.A. Dickey's knuckleball until Zimmerman homered in the sixth to erase a 2-1 deficit.

ATLANTA (AP) - Braves left fielder Matt Kemp was activated from the 10-day disabled list Thursday after missing eight games with a right hamstring strain. Kemp is hitting .296 with 14 homers and 43 RBIs in 60 games with Atlanta. The Braves optioned reliever Luke Jackson and infielder Johan Camargo to Triple-A Gwinnett to make room for Kemp and Aaron Blair on the 25-man roster.

ATLANTA (AP) - Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy was scratched from the lineup Thursday with tightness in his right leg. Manager Dusty Baker said he could tell Murphy wasn't following through with his swing during Wednesday's 14-4 win over Atlanta. Murphy walked twice but was hitless in four at-bats.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Conley scored 24 points and handed out eight assists as the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a 10-game postseason skid against San Antonio by routing the Spurs 105-94 on Thursday night. The Grizzlies pulled within 2-1 in this first-round Western Conference series, giving first-year coach David Fizdale his first postseason victory. Game 4 is Saturday night.

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