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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 13 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.
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Kemp scored the Dodgers’ first two runs of the game, including his 11th homer leading off the second.READ MORE: Man Wanted For Robbery Leads Police On Motorcycle Chase In Whittier Area
Pinch-hitter Justin Turner singled to open the 10th and took second on a wild pitch by David Hale (3-3). Kemp followed with the winning single to left.
J.P. Howell (3-3) got the win in relief, walking two and striking out one in one inning.
The Braves tied the game 2-2 on Justin Upton’s home run off closer Kenley Jansen leading off the ninth.READ MORE: Dodger Fan Jessica Andrade Struck By Justin Turner Foul Ball In San Francisco
Juan Uribe gave the Dodgers a 2-1 lead in the eighth on a hard-hit single with two outs to shortstop Andrelton Simmons, whose throw home sailed wide as Kemp crossed the plate.
Greinke allowed one run and five hits in eight innings while walking one. He was making his first start at home since June 28.
Kemp, who homered twice on Tuesday night, tied the game 1-1 on his 11th homer of the season.
Simmons had an RBI single that gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead in the second.MORE NEWS: 101 Freeway In Hollywood Reopened Following Death Investigation
Atlanta starter Alex Wood gave up one run and six hits in seven innings. He struck out eight and walked two.
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