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May 6, 2012 8:03 PM by Jordan Mason

Braves complete sweep with 7-2 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Brandon Beachy pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Dan Uggla homered, singled and drove in two runs for the Braves, who have gone a major league-best 18-7 since April 10.

The Rockies wound up 3-6 during their nine-game homestand.

Beachy (3-1) allowed two runs and four hits in 6 1-3 innings. He struck out five, walked three and retired 14 straight batters during one stretch.

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