Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Braves had a four-run rally in the
eighth inning and swept a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers
with a 5-2 win on Sunday.
With the bases loaded and the Braves trailing 2-1 in the eighth, Gerald Laird
singled to score Freddie Freeman. Ramiro Pena then hit a sacrifice fly,
plating B.J. Upton. Chris Johnson's single scored Andrelton Simmons and Jordan
Schafer's sac fly brought Laird home.
Schafer had two RBI for the Braves, who saw starter Mike Minor allow two runs
on three hits in six innings. Luis Avilan (2-0) pitched a flawless eighth to
earn the win and Craig Kimbrel earned his 14th save with a scoreless ninth.
Adrian Gonzalez drove in two runs for the Dodgers, who mustered just three
hits. Starter Matt Magill allowed just one unearned run on four hits and three
walks over five frames.
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