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Rookie helps Braves snap slump, top Phillies

Rookie helps Braves snap slump, top Phillies

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves' struggling offense badly needed a boost and rookie catcher Christian Bethancourt supplied it. Bethancourt, promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday, was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs as the Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 7-4, on Wednesday at Turner Field. The Braves had scored only one run in their previous four games and were the victims of a combined no-hitter by four Phillies pitchers on Monday. This time, center fielder B.J. Upton hit a two-run home run and the Braves (73-67) scored their highest number of runs in more than two weeks. "I was just trying to do my job and help the team get a win," Bethancourt said....

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