Evan Gattis just keeps coming through for the Atlanta Braves.
The rookie hit a two-out, pinch-hit homer in the ninth to send the game to extra innings and Freddie Freeman won it in the 10th, sending the Braves to their fifth straight win, 5-4 over the slumping Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Freeman blooped a two-out single off Brian Duensing (0-1) to bring home Jason Heyward, handing the Twins their seventh straight loss.
But Gattis was the talk of the clubhouse after his third pinch-hit homer of the season - and second in four days.
''I'm kind of getting used to it,'' he said with a shrug.
His teammates were left shaking their heads.
''It's awesome to see,'' said Braves starter Tim Hudson, who worked five solid innings despite a lengthy rain delay. ''People around the league are scratching their heads, trying to figure out how to make sure he doesn't put the ball in the seats.''
Gattis, who surprisingly made the team as a non-roster player, has been a key contributor all ...