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MLB: Atlanta 5, St. Louis 2

Aug. 25, 2013 at 7:01 PM

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Mike Minor held the Cardinals to one run over seven innings Sunday and the Atlanta Braves avoided a four-game sweep with a 5-2 win over St. Louis.

Minor (13-5) surrendered six hits and a walk while striking out two for the National League East-leading Braves, who had dropped the first three games between the two National League pennant contenders.

Craig Kimbrel recorded the final four out for his 41st save.

Andrelton Simmons cracked a solo homer while Jordan Schafer and Elliot Johnson each went 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Braves.

Lance Lynn (13-8) yielded four runs on nine hits in seven innings to take the loss.

Allen Craig went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Cards, who remained tied with Pittsburgh for the NL Central lead.

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