published Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe, right, hits an RBI single as Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis, left, looks on along with home plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt during their game, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe, right, hits an RBI single as Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis, left, looks on along with home plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt during their game, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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LOS ANGELES — 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.

Kemp scored the Dodgers' first two runs of the game, including his 11th homer leading off the second.

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.

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