B.J. Upton powers Braves past Phillies 3-2 - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

B.J. Upton powers Braves past Phillies 3-2

Posted: Updated:
By AARON BRACY
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - B.J. Upton tripled and drove in two runs Sunday to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Phillies and their first four-game sweep in Philadelphia in 50 years.

Gerald Laird had two hits with a double and RBI for the Braves, who won for the sixth time in seven games. It was the Braves' first four-game sweep in Philadelphia since Sept. 24-27, 1964.

Marlon Byrd hit a pair of solo home runs for the slumping Phillies, who have lost eight of 10 to drop to 10 games under .500.

Aaron Harang (7-6) gave up two runs on 11 hits and two walks over seven innings.

Craig Kimbrel pitched a scoreless ninth, working out of a jam for his 24th save in 28 opportunities.

David Buchanan (4-4) allowed three runs over five innings to snap his three-game winning streak.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
Untitled

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices