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Peterson's 3-run homer helps Teheran and Braves end skids

PHILADELPHIA If the Braves were to avoid the ignominy of a four-game sweep by the Phillies for the first time in two decades, they knew that Julio Teheran, the National League's worst road pitcher this season, had to step up his game Sunday at hitter-friendly Citizens Bank Park. Teheran came through and Jace Peterson made sure the pitcher's best road start since opening day wasn't wasted. Teheran worked seven strong innings and Peterson's three-run homer in the fifth inning provided a lead the Braves wouldn't relinquish in a 6-2 win, which snapped a six-game losing skid and left them with a 2-8 record on a three-city trip that ended Sunday. "Julio threw...

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