Swanson hits 2 HRs, drives in 7 as Braves beat Brewers 8-1

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ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a grand slam and a two-run shot and drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to an 8-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Swanson had three hits, including the slam in the seventh off John Curtiss.

He broke a 1-1 tie with his two-run homer off Brandon Woodruff in the sixth.

Swanson’s single in the fourth tied the game at 1-all.

Swanson has set a career high with 20 homers, matching the Braves’ franchise record for a shortstop.

Denis Menke hit 20 homers in 1964 for the Milwaukee Braves.