Heyward, Freeman Lift Braves Over Marlins
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MIAMI (AP) — Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman each drove in a pair of runs to help lead the Atlanta Braves to a 9-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
Ervin Santana (5-2) won for the first time since May 10 against the Cubs as he allowed three runs and seven hits in six innings. He struck out four.
Craig Kimbrel got the last two outs for his 15th save of the season, which tied him with John Smoltz for the most saves in franchise history with 154.
Derek Dietrich and Casey McGehee each drove in two runs and Christian Yelich had three hits for the Marlins.
Jacob Turner (1-3) took the loss allowing five runs_four earned— in five innings. Six Miami pitchers combined to walk nine batters.
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