Cosart leads Miami to 4-0 win at Atlanta

Cosart leads Miami to 4-0 win at Atlanta

August 30th, 2014 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton (27) hits a single scoring Miami Marlins' Christian Yelich (not pictured) in their game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta.

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ATLANTA - Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

Cosart (3-1) allowed seven hits, struck out five and walked one. The right-hander, who was acquired in acquired in a July 31 trade with Houston, is 3-0 with a sparkling 0.65 ERA in his last four starts.

Donovan Solano hit a solo homer in the first and finished with three hits for Miami, which is 8-7 against Atlanta this year. Giancarlo Stanton had two hits and drove in a run.

Atlanta had won three in a row. Aaron Harang (10-9) yielded four runs, three earned, and seven hits in 5 2-3 innings.