- Associated Press - Sunday, May 4, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) - A six-game losing streak and perplexing offensive funk have left the Atlanta Braves desperate for wins and runs.

The latest loss prompted manager Fredi Gonzalez to talk about possible changes in his lineup.

Atlanta was held to one run for the third straight loss as the San Francisco Giants completed their first three-game sweep at Turner Field by beating the Braves 4-1 on Sunday.

Brandon Crawford hit two home runs as the Giants completed their first three-game sweep in Atlanta since 1988 at old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.

The Braves were held to four hits, stretching Gonzalez’s patience.

“We just got one run. Again,” Gonzalez said. “I don’t want to use the word frustrating, and I won’t, but I don’t know if there’s another word I could use. But we’re too talented offensively to not be able to put a crooked number up.”

The Braves‘ skid is their longest skid since an eight-game slide in May 2012.

“We’ve been struggling,” said Dan Uggla, who was 0 for 4 and is hitting .190. “We’ve got to turn the corner and just turn this thing around. Like, now.”

Gonzalez hinted he may tweak his lineup when the Braves open a series against St. Louis on Monday night.

“We’ll see,” Gonzalez said. “I don’t know about shaking it up too much. This is basically the club that won the division last year.”

The Braves still lead the NL East by one-half game over Washington.

Gonzalez promised an offensive turnaround is coming.

“Somebody’s going to have to pay for it,” Gonzalez said. “Sooner or later somebody’s going to come in here and we’re going to score 10 runs a game for two or three weeks. That’s my mindset I’ve got going on right now.”

San Francisco swept the series despite not having a hit with a runner in scoring position. The Giants were 0 for 4 with runners in scoring position on Sunday and 0 for 7 in the series.

“That’s incredible,” manager Bruce Bochy said. “What a job our pitching did here. … The long ball, that’s what won it for us because we couldn’t get a hit. They had great pitching as well.”

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