Braves beat Phillies 2-0 for 6th straight win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Julio Teheran pitched six sharp innings, Matt Kemp homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 on Sunday for their sixth consecutive win.
Teheran (5-9) allowed five hits and struck out seven while lowering his ERA to 3.01. Jim Johnson worked the ninth for his 15th save, finishing the five-hitter.
Kemp hit a leadoff drive in the second for his 28th homer. Freddie Freeman added another leadoff drive in the eighth for his 29th of the year.
Philadelphia dropped its sixth consecutive game, wasting another solid start by Jake Thompson (1-5). The rookie right-hander allowed four hits, struck out six and walked four in seven innings.