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Red Sox rally with four runs in seventh to beat Braves, 6-3

  • Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. drives in two runs with a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday,  May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. drives in two runs with a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • Atlanta Braves' B.J. Upton (2) is safe at third base after over running the bag on a base hit by his brother, Justin Upton, as Boston Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt (26) applies the late tag in the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Atlanta Braves' B.J. Upton (2) is safe at third base after over running the bag on a base hit by his brother, Justin Upton, as Boston Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt (26) applies the late tag in the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester works in the first inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester works in the first inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Harang works in the first inning of a baseball game against Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Harang works in the first inning of a baseball game against Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson watches his fly ball in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. Justin Upton was out at second, Johnson was safe at first and a run scored. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson watches his fly ball in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. Justin Upton was out at second, Johnson was safe at first and a run scored. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman arrives at third with a triple as Boston Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt (26) handles the wide throw in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman arrives at third with a triple as Boston Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt (26) handles the wide throw in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. drives in two runs with a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday,  May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. drives in two runs with a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester works in the first inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester works in the first inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • REMOVES REFERENCE TO DESIGNATED HITTER - Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz points to teammate Jackie Bradley Jr. after scoring on a two-run base hit by Bradley in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    REMOVES REFERENCE TO DESIGNATED HITTER - Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz points to teammate Jackie Bradley Jr. after scoring on a two-run base hit by Bradley in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

  • Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. drives in two runs with a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday,  May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Atlanta Braves' B.J. Upton (2) is safe at third base after over running the bag on a base hit by his brother, Justin Upton, as Boston Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt (26) applies the late tag in the third inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester works in the first inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Aaron Harang works in the first inning of a baseball game against Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson watches his fly ball in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. Justin Upton was out at second, Johnson was safe at first and a run scored. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman arrives at third with a triple as Boston Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt (26) handles the wide throw in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. drives in two runs with a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday,  May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester works in the first inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • REMOVES REFERENCE TO DESIGNATED HITTER - Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz points to teammate Jackie Bradley Jr. after scoring on a two-run base hit by Bradley in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA – Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run single during Boston’s four-run rally in the seventh inning and the Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves, 6-3, last night in the latest comeback following their longest losing streak in 20 years.

Dustin Pedroia had three hits and Grady Sizemore had two, along with a go-ahead groundout in the seventh.

The Red Sox snapped their 10-game losing streak on Monday, overcoming a five-run deficit to top the Braves, 8-6.

Jon Lester (5-6) snapped a personal two-game losing streak by giving up three runs on eight hits and three walks in six innings. Koji Uehara retired the Braves in order in the ninth for his 11th save.

Braves starter Aaron Harang left with a 3-2 lead after the sixth. Anthony Varvaro (1-1) took the loss.

Jason Heyward hit a first-inning homer and Chris Johnson drove in two runs for Atlanta.

Braves catcher Evan Gattis was a late scratch after straining his right wrist in batting practice. He sat on the bench with a brace, and the team gave no immediate word on the severity of the injury.

Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons left in the eighth with inflammation in his right ankle and was listed as day to day.

Harang gave up seven hits before Boston tagged the Braves’ bullpen in the seventh.

Varvaro gave up one-out singles to Xander Bogaerts and Dustin Pedroia before left-hander Luis Avilan was summoned to face David Ortiz.

Ortiz, batting .283 against left-handers and .263 versus right-handers, hit an RBI single that made it 3-all.

A day earlier, he homered and drove in four runs at Turner Field. He drew loud boos in the eighth when he grounded out and then broke his bat over his knee.

After Ortiz tied it, Jonny Gomes’s blooper to right field loaded the bases and Sizemore’s broken-bat groundout drove in Pedroia for a 4-3 lead.

After an intentional walk to David Ross, Bradley singled.

Sizemore doubled with one out in the fourth and stole third. Braves Manager Fredi Gonzalez challenged the call, but a replay review showed Sizemore was safe. Ross hit a single that made it 2-all.

Freddie Freeman’s first triple of the year set up the Braves’ go-ahead run in the fifth. Justin Upton and Johnson hit a blooper that fell in right that Boston turned into an RBI forceout at second.

Gomes delivered the defensive highlight of the game with his diving catch on Gerald Laird’s sinking liner in right field in the eighth.

NOTES

∎  Heyward’s homer was the first allowed by Lester to a left-handed hitter in 180 at-bats, including postseason games, since July 18, 2013.

∎  The teams will play the first of two games in Boston tonight when Red Sox RHP John Lackey faces RHP Gavin Floyd.

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