ATLANTA (AP) - Brian McCann hit a tie-breaking, two-run single
in the eighth inning and matched a career high with five RBIs,
lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 7-5 victory over the Florida
Marlins on Sunday.
McCann finished with three hits, including a three-run homer in
With runners on second and third and one out in the eighth, the
Marlins chose to pitch to McCann instead of walking the catcher and
set up a possible double play. McCann drilled a single to center
off Renyel Pinto to drive in Omar Infante and Kelly Johnson.
Peter Moylan (6-2) pitched a scoreless eighth and Rafael Soriano
recorded the final three outs for his 20th save.