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Braves win nightcap 5-1 to sweep Phillies

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By AARON BRACY
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ryan Doumit homered and Tommy La Stella had two doubles and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap Saturday.

La Stella hit a three-run triple in Atlanta's 10-3 win in the opener.

Chris Johnson had three hits with an RBI and Justin Upton had two hits and drove in a run for the Braves, who have won five of six

Cameron Rupp had two hits with a double for the Phillies, who have lost seven of nine.

David Hale (3-2) allowed one run on four hits with three strikeouts and a walk in five innings.

The Phillies called up Sean O'Sullivan (0-1) from Triple-A Lehigh Valley for a spot start and the right-hander lasted 5 2-3 innings, giving up four runs on eight hits.

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