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Burrell's home run sends Phillies past Braves 4-3
Philly sweeps nine-game season series in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Pat Burrell hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Braves 4-3 on Thursday night to complete an unprecedented sweep of the nine-game season series in Atlanta.

The Phillies remained a half game ahead of the Mets in the NL East with their season-best seventh straight win. New York beat Washington 7-2.

Philadelphia is the first team to sweep a season series longer than four games in Atlanta. They swept three three-game series at Turner Field by a combined score of 49-24.