Chen scores 1st run of career to help Miami beat Braves 9-3

MIAMI (AP) — Wei-Yin Chen did well again in a home game, and finally made it to home plate.
Chen pitched six innings and scored the first run of his career to help the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Tuesday.
The left-hander snapped a streak of four consecutive losses and won for the first time since June 16. He has an ERA of 2.18 this year at Marlins Park, compared with 10.47 on the road.
Chen (3-7) doubled to start a five-run fifth for his first extra-base hit in 82 career at-bats, and almost tried for a triple.
“I thought about going to third,” the veteran from Taiwan said through a translator. “But then I thought, ‘Maybe I should concentrate on pitching.

Original published: 2018-07-24 15:19:18 Read the full Houston News here

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