Home-run happy Dodgers rout Braves 12-6 for series sweep
Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal, right, is congratulated by Joc Pederson, left, as Howie Kendrick stands behind after Grandal hit a three-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 5, 2016, in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LOS ANGELES (AP) Yasmani Grandal hit a three-run homer, Corey Seager added two more home runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 12-6 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep with their seventh win in a row at home.
Seager went 3 for 5, drove in four runs and scored twice two days after hitting three homers in Friday's 4-2 win in the series opener. The 22-year-old rookie shortstop edged ahead of Adrian Gonzalez (.284) as the team's top hitter with a .286 average.
Scott Kazmir (5-3) overcame a rocky first inning in which he gave up two runs before settling down and allowing three runs and seven hits in five-plus innings. He struck out five, walked one before leaving early because of cramping in his left quadriceps.
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Matt Wisler (2-6) took the loss for the last-place Braves, who dropped their fourth in a row.