facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Atlanta 6, Arizona 2

June 30, 2013 at 5:20 PM

ATLANTA, June 30 (UPI) -- Paul Maholm tossed 6 2/3 efficient innings and Freddie Freeman bashed a three-run homer Sunday in Atlanta's series-sweeping 6-2 victory over Arizona.

Maholm (9-6) allowed two runs on eight hits and a pair of walks as the Braves turned three double plays in the contest. The left-hander struck out three.

Freeman's clout in the third inning with Andrelton Simmons and Justin Upton aboard broke open a 1-1 tie and put the National League East-leading Braves on the path to a three-game sweep of the NL West leaders.

Dan Uggla provided a two-run shot and Brian McCann also went deep for Atlanta, which took a fifth win in six games overall.

Arizona's Trevor Cahill (3-10) was roughed up for six runs on seven hits in a 4 1/3-inning effort.

A.J. Pollock supplied two hits and scored both runs for the Diamondbacks.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview
Report: Aldridge steps back to consider plans
First shoe drops in St. Louis Cardinals' hacking scandal
Rodriguez, New York Yankees agree on bonuses going to charity
Miami Heat sign first-round F Winslow