Rupp's 3-run double in 10th lifts Phillies past Braves 7-4
Philadelphia Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp (29) smiles after hitting a three run double in the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Atlanta. The Phillies won 7-4. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)
ATLANTA (AP) Cameron Rupp hit a three-run double with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-4 after blowing a four-run lead on Thursday night.
Rupp had been 3 for 22 on the trip and was hitless in four at-bats on the night before his drive into the left-center gap off Ian Krol.
Odubel Herrera matched his career high with four hits, including a triple off Jason Grilli (1-2) leading off the 10th.
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Grilli hit Andres Blanco with a pitch, then struck out Mikael Franco. Darin Ruf pinch hit for Ryan Howard and struck out on three pitches against Krol, who loaded the bases with a four-pitch walk to Freddy Galvis.
Andrew Bailey (2-0) got the final out of the ninth, and Jeanmar Gomez pitched the 10th for his major league-leading 13th save in 14 tries.
Atlanta dropped to a big league-worst 8-25, including 2-17 at home.