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Braun, Villar homer to help Brewers complete 3-game sweep

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ATLANTA (AP) -- Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers earned their first sweep in Atlanta with a 6-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night.

The Brewers began the three-game series with a 6-14 road record, but they found the right matchup at Turner Field. Atlanta is 2-20 at home, worst in the majors.

Rain delayed the game 1 hour, 17 minutes in the seventh inning.

Milwaukee took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Braun's ninth homer. Braun, who left the game for precautionary reasons during the rain delay. Braun has hit safely in 17 of his past 18 games for a .383 average, four homers and 13 RBIs.

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