ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Heyward and Melky Cabrera each drove in
three runs and the Atlanta Braves beat Houston 7-1 on Sunday to
complete a three-game sweep and leave the Astros with a six-game
The Braves outscored the Astros 21-4 in their first three-game
sweep of Houston since 2003.
Heyward, the rookie sensation who had homers in three straight
games before Sunday, had two hits. He ranks among the NL leaders
with seven homers and 23 RBIs.
Heyward gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead in the second with a sacrifice
fly to deep right field. He had a run-scoring double in the Braves'
three-run fourth inning off Bud Norris and drove in another run
with a bases-loaded infield single in the three-run fifth.