PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ben Sheets pitched into the eighth inning and Jason Heyward homered to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves to a 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
Sheets (4-1) had his longest outing since joining Atlanta's rotation on July 15 after missing all of last season due to Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. He allowed one run on seven hits while walking one and striking out none.
Freddie Freeman drove in two runs, Brian McCann went 2-for-3 with an RBI and Dan Uggla had a pair of hits for the Braves, who have won 11 of 13 overall.
John Mayberry Jr. homered for the Phillies, who have lost seven straight to Atlanta.
Sheets, who had surgery in August 2010, has pitched well in his six starts this season, lowering his ERA to 1.13 with Monday's effort. He retired eight straight batters at one point, and kept Phillies batters off balance all evening.
Eric O'Flaherty and Cristhian Martinez relieved Sheets and combined to pitch 1 2-3 scoreless inn...