Prado, Braves beat Brewers 2-1 for 4-game sweep

Martin Prado hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Thursday night to complete a 4-game series sweep.

Prado led off the eighth with his third homer, a drive to left off Kameron Loe (2-3). Prado was Loe’s first batter in relief of Shaun Marcum, who pitched seven strong innings.

The Braves’ first 4-game sweep of the Brewers in franchise history left Milwaukee with a 6-game losing streak. Atlanta has won five straight.

Jonny Venters (2-0) worked the eighth and Craig Kimbrel pitched a perfect ninth for his seventh save.

Atlanta’s Eric Hinske, making only his third start of the season at first base, hit a second-inning homer.