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Gattis hits tying homer, Freeman wins it in 10th, Braves win 5th in a row 5-4 over Twins

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    Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer (7) scores as Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann (16) handles the late throw in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (The Associated Press)

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    Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann (16) follows through with a solo home run as Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer (7) watches in the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (The Associated Press)

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    Minnesota Twins designated hitter Ryan Doumit (9) follows through with an RBI base hit as Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann (16) watches in the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (The Associated Press)

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    Minnesota Twins' Justin Morneau (33) is forced out at second base by Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla (26) on a Trevor Plouffe (24) ground ball in the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (The Associated Press)

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    Atlanta Braves shortstop Ramiro Pena, left, and his teammates pause for a moment of silence for the victims of the Oklahoma tornado before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (The Associated Press)

Evan Gattis 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 Atlanta 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.

Trevor Plouffe and Ryan Doumit had RBI singles in the eighth against the depleted Atlanta bullpen, giving the Twins a 4-3 lead. They were one out away from snapping their slide when Gattis lined an 0-1 pitch from Glen Perkins deep into the left-field seats for his ninth homer of the season.

Craig Kimbrel (1-1) worked a scoreless 10th for the win.