After an embarrassing loss Monday night, the Miami Marlins rebounded with a big 9-3 win against the Atlanta Braves. Starting pitcher Wei-Ying Chen continues to have success on the mound in Marlins against one of the best offenses in the N.L. J.T. Realmuto and Starlin Castro both hit long balls for the Fish and Brian Anderson showed signs of coming out of his slump. Chen also had helped himself at the plate with a big knock and got his first career MLB run.
The Atlanta Braves failed to sweep the Marlins after routing them the day before. Right-handed pitcher Julio Tehran got the start and loss for the Atlanta Braves. Teheran threw 4.1 innings allowing seven hits, nine runs (seven earned), two walks and three strikeouts. Reliever Dan Winkler came in relief and pitched an inning allowing no runs and a K. At the plate, the Braves didn’t have the same type of success like they did Monday night. Freddie Freeman continues to kill the Marlins as he went 2-4 with two singles. Johan Camargo also went 2-4 with a solo home run. Charlie Culberson went 1-4 with a two-run double and Ender Inciarte also went 1-4 with a base knock.
The Miami Marlins end the home series on a high note with a big win against a divisional rival. Left-handed pitcher Wei-Ying Chen got the start and win for the Miami Marlins. Chen threw six innings allowing five hits, three runs, three walks and a four strikeouts. Relief pitcher Adam Conley pitched one inning allowing a hit and striking out one. Miami’s pitching did a very good job but there bats were alive with nine runs on ten hits. Brian Anderson went 3-3 with three base knocks. All-Star J.T. Realmuto went 1-3 with four RBIs including a two-run home run. Starlin Castro went 1-4 with a three-run home run and Justin Bour went 1-2 with two walks.
The Miami Marlins will take a day off before hosting another National League rival. The Washington Nationals will be in town for a four-game series with the Miami Marlins. Right-handed pitcher Dan Straily will get the start for the Miami Marlins. Right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg will be on the mound for the Washington Nationals. You can watch this game on Thursday night at 7:10 pm EST on Fox Sports Florida.