|Jarrod Saltalamacchia (Salt-uh-luh-MOCK-ee-uh), Miami Marlins catcher :|
by Tom Morgan
Jarrod Saltalamacchia was a thorn in the side of his former team Thursday night.
Saltalamacchia laced a single to center off Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning to give the Miami Marlins a 3-2 victory over the Braves. The Marlins took the four-game series 3-1.
Marcel Ozuna reached first base against Kimbrel when a third strike got away from catcher Evan Gattis. Ozuna advaced to second on another wild pitch by Kimbrel. Saltalamacchia then greeted his former teammate with the rbi single.
Saltalamacchia went 3-for-4 with two doubles.
Marlins closer Steve Cishek earned his 24th save in 27 chances, retiring Freddie Freeman, Justin Upton and Jason Heyward on fly balls in the ninth.
It's just the second in 10 series that Miami has won at Turner Field.
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