Ramirez's return sparks Marlins over Braves 8-3

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MIAMI (AP) - Hanley Ramirez hit a tying, pinch-hit single and
scored the go-ahead run in his first game since teammate Dan Uggla
publicly challenged his effort, lifting the Florida Marlins over
the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Thursday night.

Hanley's single in the sixth off Kris Medlen (3-5) made it
3-all. The NL batting leader easily made it to second on the play
when right fielder Matt Diaz let the ball skip by him for an error,
then scored on Cody Ross' double to highlight a six-run inning.

Ramirez had said a day earlier that he "got some people upset"
for leaving Tuesday's game with a tight left hamstring. Uggla
overheard him and openly argued with the All-Star shortstop in the

The Marlins salvaged a split in the four-game series.