ATLANTA, May 18 (UPI) -- Jeff Francoeur hit two homers and drove in three runs Thursday afternoon as Atlanta trounced the Florida Marlins, 9-1.
Francoeur, who extended his hitting streak to 16 games, had three runs, three hits and three RBI; Chipper Jones had one run, one hit and three RBI; on his 28th birthday, Marcus Giles had two runs and two hits; and both Brian Jordan and Matt Diaz had one RBI for the Braves (21-20).
Winner Jorge Sosa (1-5) gave up one run and six hits in 6 2/3 innings with no walks and eight strikeouts.
In 4 2/3 innings, losing pitcher Scott Olsen (2-3) allowed eight runs and eight hits with two walks and seven strikeouts.
Sosa is 3-1 in 11 career games -- six of them starts -- against Florida.