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MLB: Florida 7, Atlanta 4

June 6, 2007 at 6:00 PM   |   Comments

ATLANTA, June 6 (UPI) -- Josh Willingham and Aaron Boone both drove in two runs Wednesday, spearheading the Florida Marlins' 7-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.

Willingham hit a two-run double in the top of the first inning to start the scoring. Jeremy Hermida hit a sacrifice fly and then Boone hit a two-run homer in the third to up Florida's lead to 5-0.

In the fifth, when Atlanta cam within 5-2 on a two-run double by Jeff Francoeur, two runs scored on RBI singles by Joe Borchard and Alfredo Amezaga.

The winner was Justin Miller (1-0). Kevin Gregg recorded his ninth save.

Amezaga had three hits and Boone had two for the Marlins, who have won three of their last four games.

Kelly Johnson added a two-run single and Scott Thorman had three hits for the Braves, who have dropped four of five.

Loser Kyle Davies (3-4) yielded five earned runs on six hits and two walks in five innings. He struck out six.

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