Braves 4, Athletics 3: Chris Johnson collected three hits and drove in two runs, and Julio Teheran won for the first time in four starts as host Atlanta handed Oakland its fourth consecutive loss.Teheran (11-9) snapped a three-start losing streak, holding the struggling Athletics to two runs on four hits in six innings. Johnson extended his hitting streak to five games, and Andrelton Simmons and Phil Gosselin each finished with two hits as the Braves pulled within 1 ½ games of the second National League wild-card spot and remained six games out of the NL East lead.Sonny Gray (12-7) lost his fourth consecutive start, giving up four runs on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings as Oakland saw its AL West lead over the Angels trimmed to a half-game. Stephen Vogt hit a two-run homer and John Jaso added a solo shot, but the Athletics scored three runs or fewer for the sixth time in their past seven contests.The Braves jumped on Gray in the bottom of the first for a pair of runs, as Gosselin singled with one out and scored on Freddie Freeman's double before Johnson plated Freeman on a run-scoring single with two outs. Atlanta pushed its lead to 3-0 in the fourth when Justin Upton and Johnson led off the frame with back-to-back singles, and Simmons drove in Upton on a single to left.Oakland drew within 3-2 in the sixth, when Teheran walked Brandon Moss with two outs and nobody on and Vogt hit a full-count pitch just over B.J. Upton's glove at the top of the center-field fence, but Justin Upton walked in the bottom of the sixth and scored on Johnson's single to left-center. Jaso brought the Athletics within 4-3 on his one-out homer in the eighth off Jordan Walden, and Craig Kimbrel survived Josh Reddick's fly out to the left-field wall and a walk in the ninth for his 36th save.GAME NOTEBOOK: Teheran picked off Reddick at first base in the second, his third pickoff in the past two games. … Oakland has dropped six of its past seven and is on its longest losing streak since dropping four in a row May 22-25. … Gosselin finished with two hits for the second consecutive night and stole his first career base.