MLB Scores: Miami Marlins 1, Atlanta Braves 0

Kevin C. Cox

The Miami Marlins defeated the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday afternoon. Jose Fernandez was dominant on the mound, and Casey McGehee drove in the game's only run.

Several times throughout his young major league career, Miami Marlins starter and reigning National League Rookie of The Year Jose Fernandez has looked dominant on the mound. Facing an Atlanta Braves team the squad has consistently struggled against in the past, Fernandez was able to lead the Marlins to a 1-0 victory on Tuesday night at Turner Field.

Locked into a pitching duel with Atlanta lefty Alex Wood, Fernandez shut ddown the Braves lineup through eight innings. In those eight innings, Fernandez gave up just three hits while striking out 14 and not walking a batter. Atlanta only got two men in scoring position, and couldn't bring the run home either time.

Miami got their lone run in the fourth, when Giancarlo Stanton took a low offspeed pitching down the left field line for a double. Casey McGehee then hit a ball through the Braves' shift and into right center field for an RBI-single to give Fernandez the only offense he would need.

With the exception of the McGehee RBI hit, Wood was equally as effective. In his eight innings, he gave up four hits while striking out 11 and not walking a batter.

Steve Cishek, coming off of a rocky outing on Sunday, entered the game in the ninth and recorded a pair of ground ball outs before striking out Freddie Freeman to end the game and earn his fourth save of the season.

Miami will now look to win the series, which concludes on Wednesday afternoon.


Source: FanGraphs

Attendance: 18,275

Hero of The Game: Jose Fernandez (.585 WPA)

Goat of The Game: Marcell Ozuna (-.094 WPA)

Play of The Game: Casey McGehee's RBI single in the fourth gave the Marlins a 1-0 lead. (.117 WPA)

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