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Phillies Score 5 in 13th to Beat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Ryan Howard homered and drove in the go-ahead run in Philadelphia’s five-run 13th inning, and the Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Monday night.

Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies
Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies is congratulated by third base coach Pete Mackanin at Turner Field in Atlanta. (Mike Zarrilli, Getty Images)

The Braves lost in 13 innings for the second time in three days, following an 11-6 loss to the Angels on Saturday night.

Ben Revere led off the 13th win a sharp single up the middle off David Hale (2-2) before stealing second base and moving to third on Jimmy Rollins’ fly ball to right field. Following an intentional walk to Chase Utley, Howard hit a sharp grounder that took one hop past first baseman Freddie Freeman for an error as Revere scored from third.

Marlon Byrd following with a run-scoring single up the middle. Howard scored on a fly ball to deep right field by Carlos Ruiz. Reid Brignac, who had three hits, added a two-run triple.

Antonio Bastardo (4-3) pitched two scoreless innings.

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