Jason Heyward went 3 for 3, Justin Upton drove in three runs with a single and a double, and an Atlanta Braves split squad tied the Miami Marlins 6-6 on Saturday in a game stopped after nine innings.
The Miami Marlins couldn’t win against the Atlanta Braves Monday night.
Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-4 on Sunday.
It seems the Atlanta Braves can do no wrong, and Brandon Beachy couldn’t be happier.
Justin Upton homered, doubled twice and scored three runs to help the Atlanta Braves earn their 27th comeback victory when they beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 Tuesday night.
The Miami Marlins played outside and then inside Monday night, and had trouble scoring either way. Their retractable roof was closed in the seventh inning because of rain in the area, but the change didn’t help the condition of their offense.
The smallest crowd yet to watch a game in Marlins Park waited in vain for a run to cheer about. Reeling Miami was shut out for the fourth time this season, and its losing streak reached five games with an 8-0 loss Wednesday night to the Atlanta Braves.
Kris Medlen allowed only an unearned run in seven innings Tuesday night, and the Atlanta Braves earned their fifth consecutive victory by beating the punchless Miami Marlins 3-2.
Justin Upton went 4 for 4, including his sixth home run, and Paul Maholm allowed one hit in seven sharp innings to help the Atlanta Braves spoil the Miami Marlins’ home opener Monday by winning 2-0.
After an offseason of fire sale trades and fan angst, the 2013 Miami Marlins will finally take the field Monday night for the team’s home opener against the Atlanta Braves.