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Marlins down Braves

Marlins down Braves

The Florida Marlins scored four runs in the seventh inning and held on for a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves Friday night in the series-opener at Turner Field.

Florida won the game as +200 underdogs, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer and finished with three RBIs for the Marlins. Anibal Sanchez fanned seven batters over six innings for the win, and Leo Nunez collected his 14th save.

Adam LaRoche led the Braves with a three-run homer. Javier Vazquez surrendered 10 hits and five runs in suffering the loss on the hill.