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Riley, Acuna, Contreras go deep, Braves beat Phillies 9-5

Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) rounds third base on his home run during the first inning...
Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) rounds third base on his home run during the first inning of the first game in a baseball doubleheader against the Miami Marlins, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)(AP)
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 5:27 PM EDT
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(AP) - Austin Riley, Ronald Acuna Jr. and William Contreras each hit a solo homer and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5.

Acuna also had a single, double and three RBIs. J.T. Realmuto and Bryce Harper hit solo homers for Philadelphia. The reigning three-time NL East champion Braves evened their record at 29-29, but they haven’t been above .500 all season.

The Braves trailed 5-4 entering the eighth before Riley blasted a tying homer off Connor Brogdon. Contreras lined an RBI single off Sam Coonrod for a 6-5 lead.

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