Braves edge Marlins 5-2, Chadwick Tromp drives in three runs

Chadwick Tromp doubled twice, singled and drove in three runs in his first major league game this season and helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Saturday in the first of a doubleheader.

Matt Olson homered and Ronald Acuña Jr. and Robbie Grossman each had two hits for the Braves, who won their fourth straight after losing four of five to the East Division-leading New York Mets. National League.

Atlanta starter Kyle Muller gave up two runs and five hits in five innings. This Saturday he was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett and Muller (1-1) walked and struck out five.

The Marlins have lost 11 of 12 at home and have 21 runs in their first 11 games in August.

Tromp, 27, has appeared in 33 games with San Francisco the past two seasons. The Braves signed the catcher in September of last year after he was released.

For the Braves, Venezuelans Ronald Acuña Jr 5-2, William Contreras 4-1 with a run scored.

For the Marlins, Venezuelans Miguel Rojas 4-1 with a run scored, Jesús Aguilar 3-1 with a run scored and two RBIs.

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