Justin Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.
A super human shortstop, no Derek Jeter, we’re not talking about you.
The Miami Marlins haven’t had much success in Atlanta over the past five seasons, but clinching a four-game series with one to play would be a step in the right direction.
Giancarlo Stanton and Casey McGehee hit consecutive run-scoring singles off David Carpenter during a two-run rally in the seventh inning that led the Miami Marlins over the Atlanta Braves 5-4 Thursday night for a three-game sweep of the NL East leader.
There’s little doubt this three-game series between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins began with one of baseball’s most outstanding young pitchers on the mound.
Jose Fernandez made just one costly mistake in his last outing for the Miami Marlins, which came after a rare rough start. As the Atlanta Braves go for their fifth straight home victory, Fernandez will try to help the Marlins bounce back from a series-opening loss with their fourth win in five games Tuesday night.
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Andrelton Simmons is a good bet to win several gold gloves during his career, and he’s shown the ability to stay within himself and make adjustments at the plate.
Tommy Hanson earned his first win since July, and the Atlanta Braves scored two runs on Miami left fielder Bryan Petersen’s error during a 6-2 victory over the Marlins on Thursday night.