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Braves sweep Cardinals with 5-2 win

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The St. Louis Cardinals managed just three total runs in their three game series at the Atlanta Braves, losing Sunday's finale 5-2 to complete the Braves sweep.

Atlanta broke a 2-2 tie in the 6th when pinch-hitter Joey Terdoslavich delivered an RBI single off Seth Maness. Jason Heyward went 2-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBI for the Braves. 

Shelby Miller suffered the loss for St. Louis, allowing three runs, two earned, in five and 2/3 innings.

Miller drove in a run at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a double. Carlos Beltran had the Cardinals other RBI.

St. Louis begins a five-game road series in Pittsburgh on Monday. The Cardinals lead the Pirates by 1.5 games in the NL Central.

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