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.