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Phillips leads Reds to 2-1 win over Braves

CINCINNATI (AP) - Brandon Phillips hit a tying triple with two out in the fifth inning and scored the tiebreaking run on shortstop Alex Gonzalez's error, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Sunday in the rubber game of the weekend series.

Ramon Hernandez was on first when Phillips lifted a fly ball down the right-field line that eluded a diving Jason Heyward and bounced into the corner.

Orlando Cabrera followed with a routine grounder to Gonzalez, but the former Reds infielder dropped the ball, and Phillips scored while Cabrera easily beat the throw to first.

The NL East-leading Braves have lost three of four and went 3-6 on their 10-day trip, earning one win at each stop.

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