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MLB: Florida 4, Atlanta 3

Sept. 1, 2008 at 6:37 PM   |   Comments

MIAMI, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- John Baker drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning Monday to give the Florida Marlins a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

Jorge Cantu had a two-run homer and Luis Gonzalez doubled in the Marlins' other run.

Matt Lindstrom (3-2) got the win after pitching the top of the ninth for Florida.

Florida starter Josh Johnson gave up three runs on nine hits without walking a batter while striking out eight in six innings.

Josh Anderson had three hits and an RBI and Brandon Jones was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored for Atlanta.

Braves' starter Mike Hampton matched Johnson over six innings, allowing three runs on six hits and three walks.

In the ninth, Mike Gonzalez (0-1) issued a leadoff walk to Dan Uggla, who moved to second on a sacrifice by Josh Willingham. Gonzalez then intentionally walked Cody Ross before unintentionally walking Wes Helms to load the bases, setting up Baker's game-winning fly to left.

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