PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Atlanta Braves ended their 12-game losing streak, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 Monday night behind the hitting of Hector Olivera and the pitching of Williams Perez.
The smallest crowd in the 12-year history of Citizens Bank Park - 15,125 - saw the Braves stop their worst skid since 1988.
Atlanta also had lost 13 in a row on the road since defeating the Phillies on Aug. 2.
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Olivera homered, doubled and drove in four runs. Freddie Freeman homered and Jace Peterson and Andrelton Simmons each got three hits for the Braves.
Perez (5-6) threw seven strong innings. The rookie had been 0-6 with a 9.50 ERA over his last seven games.
Perez earned his first victory since June 20, giving up two runs and six hits while striking out seven.
Aaron Harang (5-15) leads the majors in losses. He is 1-12 with a 6.33 ERA over his last 17 starts.
Brian Bogusevic homered for the Phillies, who have lost four straight and 11 of 14.
Olivera, the centerpiece acquisition of the Braves' three-team deal with the Dodgers and Marlins in July, entered 2 for 17 in five big league games.
Freeman hit a two-run homer, his 16th, in the first. The Braves began the day with a majors-low 83 home runs.
Olivera's two-run double in the fourth highlighted a three-run inning that made it 5-1. He hit a two-run homer in the ninth.
Bogusevic, called up Friday from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, homered as a pinch-hitter in the fifth in his first at-bat in the big leagues since 2013.
Braves: Olivera returned to the lineup after sitting out Sunday's game at Washington with a bruised left foot.
Phillies: C Cameron Rupp was back in the lineup. He missed two games after getting hit in the arm by a pitch.
Phillies rookie RHP Aaron Nola (5-2, 4.02) tries to rebound from his worst outing when he starts Tuesday night. Nola gave up a career-worst six runs on nine hits in four innings of a 9-4 loss at the Mets last Wednesday. The Braves haven't announced their starter.