The Braves lost in 13 innings for the second time in three days, following an 11-6 loss to the Angels on Saturday night.
Ben Revere led off the 13th win a sharp single up the middle off David Hale (2-2) before stealing second base and moving to third on Jimmy Rollins’ fly ball to right field. Following an intentional walk to Chase Utley, Howard hit a sharp grounder that took one hop past first baseman Freddie Freeman for an error as Revere scored from third.
Former Sprayberry standout Marlon Byrd followed with a run-scoring single up the middle. Howard scored on a fly ball to deep right field by Carlos Ruiz. Reid Brignac, who had three hits, added a two-run triple.
Antonio Bastardo (4-3) pitched two scoreless innings.