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Braves best Phils in extras, win 9th in a row

2:16 AM, Aug 4, 2013   |    comments
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Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Dan Uggla brought in the deciding run in the 12th inning, and Atlanta posted its ninth straight victory by outlasting Philadelphia, 5-4, in the second edition of a three-game set.

Freddie Freeman drove in two runs and Justin Upton added a solo homer for the Braves, who haven't tasted defeat since July 25 at New York.

Luis Avilan (4-0) tossed a scoreless 11th, and Craig Kimbrel followed suit in the 12th to post his 33rd save.

John Mayberry hit a two-run shot and Jimmy Rollins finished with two hits and an RBI for the Phillies, who have dropped 12 of their last 13 games.

Jake Diekman (0-2) walked three over 1 1/3 innings, and was charged with the winning run.

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