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MLB: Atlanta 8, Milwaukee 1

MILWAUKEE, May 29 (UPI) -- Mark Teixeira and Jorge Campillo combined to drive in six runs Thursday to key the Atlanta Braves' 8-1 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers.

Teixeira's RBI single in the top of the third inning started the Braves' scoring and his three-run homer in the top of the fifth was part of a five-run outburst as Atlanta built a 6-0 advantage.

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Campillo, the winning pitcher, capped the fifth inning rally with a two-run single. Kelly Johnson added two hits, one a two-run single in the ninth.

Yunel Escobar had a run and three hits, while Chipper Jones had a run and two hits for the Braves, who had lost three of their previous four games.

Campillo (2-0) gave up an earned run and four hits in five innings with no walks and six strikeouts.

Russell Branyan hit a solo homer in the fifth, while Corey Hart had two of the six hits for the Brewers, whose three-game winning streak ended.

The losing pitcher was starter Seth McClung (2-2).

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