After getting stronger in the offseason, the leadoff hitter has four home runs in 18 games and nine extra-base hits, a total he did not reach until June 4 last season.
The Phillies pitcher had operations on both knees last year, and the result is no pain and lots of gain.
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Hernandez, Altherr, and Herrera provided the power in a 5-2 victory.
The Braves took the lead in the ninth but could not hold it.
The 28-year-old veteran of 40 big-league games will join the club Tuesday.
Starter Jeremy Hellickson allowed just two runs in seven innings
The leftfielder's spot is likely to be filled by Daniel Nava or Aaron Altherr
Combat-avoiding players generated a lot of ill feelings in the country.
They beat long odds to make the Phillies and showed that perseverance and performance can pay off not just for the top prospects.
Bob Brookover joins the hosts and talks about minor-league pitcher Sixto Sanchez.
The former Phillies slugger has been working out at Atlanta's spring training facility.
"I don't want to name it anything," manager Pete Mackanin said, when asked if he had adopted a closer by committee.
They hit three doubles off the New York ace and took two of three at Citi Field.
The Phillies third baseman was in an 0-for-22 funk, but he had been hitting the ball hard.