H E
Atl 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 7 0
Fla 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1
Date of game: 7/24/2012

Recap: Miami vs. Atlanta

Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Jason Heyward knocked in a pair of runs and Tim Hudson continued his mastery of the Marlins, as Atlanta edged Miami, 4-3, in the second contest of a three-game set.

Hudson (9-4) struggled at the outset, but he retired 16 straight to end his seven-inning outing. The veteran gave up three runs on five hits with two strikeouts and one walk to improve to 13-4 lifetime against the Marlins. Craig Kimbrel finished the game off for his 29th save of the season.

"I was able to settle down and get some quicker outs and guys behind me made some really great plays," said Hudson.

Seven different Braves recorded the team's seven hits, while Martin Prado and Freddie Freeman also drove in runs. Atlanta snapped a three-game losing streak.

Wade LeBlanc (1-1) was saddled with the loss, giving up one run on two hits with a walk in 1 2/3 frames. Jose Reyes hit a two-run home run for Miami, which has dropped six of seven overall. Mark Buehrle toed the rubber for the first five innings, giving up three runs -- two earned -- on five hits with four strikeouts and four walks.

Atlanta took advantage of some sloppy defense in the first thanks to a Hanley Ramirez fielding error, which allowed Michael Bourn to reach third and Prado to land safely at first. Bourn, who walked to start the game, then came home on Heyward's sacrifice fly to center.

Ramirez got retribution in the home half, driving in Greg Dobbs with a two-out single to center. Miami then went in front with a pair of runs in the second, which began with Emilio Bonifacio's infield single. He was erased when Buehrle bunted into a force out. It didn't matter much as Reyes followed with a line drive that hugged the right-field line and found the seats inside the pole for his sixth home run of the season.

The Braves chipped away at the lead and squared the contest with single tallies in the third and fourth frames. Freeman's bases loaded walk plated Hudson in the third, and Prado's sacrifice fly allowed Paul Janish to score the tying run in the fourth. Buehrle's walk to Freeman was the first time he walked in a run since May 7, 2010 against Toronto.

"Walking four guys isn't me. I hate walking guys as it is," said Buehrle. "Bases loaded walk to bring in a run is kind of embarrassing."

Atlanta finally took the lead in the seventh as Prado's drive to right-center alluded the outstretched glove of Dobbs and rolled near the base of the wall as the Braves infielder dove into third with a triple. He came home moments later on Heyward's single to right.

The rally was possible thanks to Hudson, who kept the ball down and mowed down the 16 straight Marlins after Reyes' homer in the second.

Game Notes

This was Miami's first game since trading second baseman Omar Infante and pitcher Anibal Sanchez to Detroit...Ramirez's error was his ninth of the season...Atlanta has won five of seven meetings this season...Buehrle hadn't walked more than two batters in any of his previous 19 starts...Hudson induced 13 groundouts, including 11 of his final 16 outs in a row.

Three RBs added to Payton Award Watch List

Five weeks into the FCS season, the picture of which players stand out above the rest in terms of both statistics and value is coming into focus.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Stewart still coping with tragedy

Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
Team CHOCOLATE MILK member Owen Hammond recovers post-race with lowfat chocolate milk after finishing 140.6 miles at IRONMAN Chattanooga.

0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.