Soler, Anderson power Braves past Marlins 6-2

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Atlanta Braves outfielders Adam Duvall, Joc Pederson and Guillermo Heredia, from left, celebrate the team’s 6-2 win over the Miami Marlins in a baseball game Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jorge Soler had a two-run single during a five-run fifth inning, Ian Anderson tied a career high with nine strikeouts and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 6-2.

The comeback victory was the Braves’ 35th this season and their second in two nights. They began the game two off the NL lead of San Francisco and Cincinnati.

Atlanta, which has won four of five following a 3-8 stretch, padded its lead to 4½ games over Philadelphia in the NL East. Miami, 16½ games back in the division standings, had won four of six.

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