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Terdoslavich's first career home run carries Atlanta Braves to 6-5 win
Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons, left, beats the tag by San Diego Padres catcher Derek Norris to score off a single by teammate Jonny Gomes in the sixth inning of Tuesday's game in Atlanta. - photo by John Bazemore | Associated Press
ATLANTA — Joey Terdoslavich led off the eighth inning with his first career home run and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a five-run deficit against James Shields to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Tuesday night. Terdoslavich, pinch-hitting in only his fourth at-bat of the season, drove a pitch from Joaquin Benoit (4-3) over the fence in right-center field. The Braves trailed 5-0 before scoring five runs in the sixth off Shields.
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