Miami broke out for three runs in the first inning against Ben Sheets after scoring just three total in two losses to Atlanta, and the Marlins ended the Braves’ seven-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Wednesday night.
Carlos Lee, Greg Dobbs and Bryan Petersen had consecutive run-scoring singles in the first inning for Miami.
Carlos Zambrano (6-9) gave up one run in 1 2-3 innings in relief of Wade LeBlanc. Steve Cishek pitched the ninth for his fifth save.
Sheets (3-1) gave up 11 hits and four runs, three earned, in 6 2-3 innings in his first loss in four starts with Atlanta.
The Braves’ win streak matched their season best.
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