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Atlanta Braves rally with four in the 9th to top Giants 7-5
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Atlanta Braves' Jonny Gomes gestures as he scores on a single by Chris Johnson against the San Francisco Giants during the fifth inning of Sunday's game in San Francisco. - photo by Tony Avelar

Braves at Diamondbacks

When: 9:30 p.m. Monday

Where: Chase Field, Phoenix

On TV: SportSouth

SAN FRANCISCO — Jace Peterson tripled with the bases loaded in Atlanta’s four-run ninth inning to lead the Braves to a 7-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.

Santiago Casilla (4-1) blew his third save, allowing four runs and three hits.

Nick Masset (1-1) pitched 1 2-3 scoreless innings for the win. Jason Grilli got the final three outs for his 15th save in 16 chances.

Casilla got the first out of the inning but Freddie Freeman, who entered the game in the seventh, hit a towering home run into the center field bleachers.

Andrelton Simmons walked and Brandon Crawford mishandled Christian Bethancourt’s potential double-play grounder.

Pinch hitter A.J. Pierzynski blooped a single into right to load the bases for Peterson.

Joe Panik hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh, and Brandon Belt and Crawford also hit home runs for Giants.

Madison Bumgarner, who retired the first 12 batters, turned in a quality start but did not figure in the decision.

He allowed three runs and five hits in 6 1-3 innings and was pulled after giving up a two-run homer to Juan Uribe and singles to Chris Johnson, who had two hits and drove in a run, and Simmons.

Uribe hit his second homer in as many days.

Braves starter Julio Teheran allowed three runs and four hits in six innings. He walked four and struck out one.

Belt and Crawford hit back-to-back home runs leading off the second. Johnson’s RBI single in the fifth cut the Giants lead in half and Uribe’s homer put the Braves ahead.

Matt Duffy led off the seventh with a double and Donnie Veal took over for Teheran, giving up a game-tying single to Gregor Blanco and Panik’s home run.

ISHIKAWA TO SACRAMENTO
Travis Ishikawa cleared waivers and accepted an assignment to Triple-A Sacramento. Ishikawa, whose three-run homer in the NLCS sent the Giants to the World Series, opened the year on the disabled list with a back injury. “I thought there was a good chance we would lose him,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. “But the fact that he is going to stay is nice to know.”

TRAINER’S ROOM
Braves: OF Joey Terdoslavich (left wrist) was 1 for 3, with a double, for Double-A Carolina on Saturday night in a rehab start.

Giants: RHP Jake Peavy’s rehab assignment remains on hold after he experienced some back discomfort in his previous start. . RHP Matt Cain (flexor tendon strain) continues his throwing program.

UP NEXT:
Braves: LHP Alex Wood (3-2, 3.50) starts at the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. He’s thrown particularly well in his past two starts and did not let a stomach virus slow him down. He’s allowed two earned runs in his past 14 innings, both wins.

Giants: Ryan Vogelsong (4-2, 4.24) takes the mound when the Pittsburgh Pirates visit on Monday night. He’s 2-3 with a 3.38 ERA against his former team.

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