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Kendrick leads Phillies past Braves
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Philadelphia Phillies Reid Brignac (17) celebrates with teammates after scoring off a double by teammate Cesar Hernandez (16) in the fourth inning on Tuesday in Atlanta. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — Ryan Howard homered, Kyle Kendrick won consecutive starts for the first time in 11 months and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Phillies, winners of two straight and six of eight, got a solid start from Kendrick (3-6), who had gone 2-11 in his previous 20 starts since last Aug. 11. Kendrick allowed six hits and two runs with one walk and six strikeouts in seven innings.