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Heyward powers Braves to sweep of Cardinals.


Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs to help the Atlanta Braves beat St. Louis 5-2 on Sunday night, capping their first three-game sweep of the Cardinals at home in 10 years.


The Braves broke a 2-all tie with two runs in the sixth inning off rookie Shelby Miller (10-7) and two relievers.


Pinch-hitter Joey Terdoslavich drove in Chris Johnson with the go-ahead run and Heyward added another run-scoring single.


Heyward has nine homers this season, including two in the series between NL division leaders.


Kris Medlen (7-10) allowed two runs on eight hits and a walk in six innings to snap his three-game losing streak.

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