ATLANTA (AP) – Jesus Aguilar drove in thewith a 10th-inning double. The Miami Marlins overcame two homers by Ronald Acuña Jr. for their in Atlanta, beating the Braves 6-5 Wednesday night after squandering a 5-0 lead.
Leading off in extra innings withplaced at second, Aguilar dumped a low pitch from Tyler Matzek (0-1) down the left-field line to bring home the tiebreaking run.
Acuña led off the bottom of the 10th with a chance to do more damage after erasing Miami‘salmost single-handedly. But Yimi Garcia struck out the Atlanta slugger on three pitches before retiring Freddie Freeman and Marcell Ozuna to earn his second save.
John Curtiss (1-0) picked up the win with a scoreless ninth.
Dropping to 0-3 in extra-inning games this season, thetheir fourth in a row overall.
He launched a 434-foot shot into the center-field seats in the third inning, doubled off the center-field wall, scored the fifth run, and lined an opposite-field shot to the seats in the right to tie the game in the seventh.
The Braves have one more game atbefore hitting the road. Acuña would surely like to spend more time at Trust Park, where he is 14 of 24 with four homers and eight RBIs over the first six games in Atlanta this . Jazz Chisholm Jr. staked the Marlins to their in the third inning against Charlie Morton.
Miami starter Nick Neidert had a chance to pick up his first big league win while pitching before nearly 20and friends in his hometown. against the center-field wall for his double.
Freemanto make it 5-3, bringing manager Don Mattingly out of the dugout. Adam Cimber retired Marcell Ozuna to end the inning.
Neidert went 4 2/3 innings, giving up five hits, three runs, and four walks.
Morton lasted six innings for the Braves. He surrendered seven hits and all five Miami runs, though he did record nine strikeouts.
The Braves placed LHP Max Fried (right hamstring) and OF Cristian Pache (left groin) on the. Fried tweaked his hamstring while running the bases in a Tuesday night loss to the Marlins. LHP Tucker Davidson and OF Guillermo Heredia were .
The Marlins go for ain the four-game series finale on Thursday. LHP Trevor Rogers (1-1, 1.80 ERA) gets the nod for Miami after outdueling last weekend. (0-0, 4.35 ERA) will be looking for his first win of the season.
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