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Braves rack up 9th straight
Braves Phillies Baseb Heal 4
Atlanta Braves' Joey Terdoslavich beats the tag from Philadelphia Phillies' Cody Asche and steals third base in the fifth inning of Saturday's game in Philadelphia. - photo by Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA — Dan Uggla had a tiebreaking RBI grounder in the 12th, the Atlanta bullpen pitched 5 2-3 scoreless innings and the Braves beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Saturday night for their ninth straight win. Luis Avilan (4-0), one of seven Atlanta pitchers, tossed a scoreless 11th inning to earn the win and Craig Kimbrel got the last three outs for his 33rd save in 36 chances as the Braves won for the 11th time in 13 games. Phillies left-hander Jake Diekman (0-2) pitched a perfect 11th but ran into trouble in the 12th.