Medlen (2-1) -- who pitched only two games last season and opened the 2012 campaign in the bullpen -- held Miami to one run on four hits over five innings in his first start since 2010 and helped the Braves extend their winning streak to seven.
He allowed a run in the first inning and then cruised until it began to rain after five innings The delay of nearly 2 hours brought Medlen's's night to an end after an efficient 57 pitches, 40 of which were strikes.
Ricky Nolasco (8-10) was hung with the loss after allowing four runs on seven hits and four walks in five innings.
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