Chipper Jones went 3-for-3 with a solo homer and two runs scored on his 36th birthday as the Atlanta Braves dumped Florida 7-4.
Jones is hitting a major league-high .442 with seven homers and 20 RBIs after helping the Braves end a two-game skid.
Jeff Francoeur (fran-KOOR') hit a two-run double and Matt Diaz (DY'-az) added a two-run single while the Braves were scoring five times in the first to take a 5-1 lead. Francoeur finished with three RBIs.
Josh Willingham drove in the Marlins' four runs and came within a triple of the cycle. He hit a two-run homer, an RBI double and a run-scoring single.
Chuck James improved to 2-and-1 despite struggling over five innings, yielding four runs on five hits and five walks. Manny Acosta pitched the final two innings for his second save.
Burke Badenhop fell to 0-and-2, giving up six runs in five innings.
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