MIAMI - Chadwick Tromp doubled twice, singled and drove in three runs in his first major league action of the season, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Miami Marlins 5-2 Saturday in the opening game of a doubleheader.
Matt Olson homered and Ronald Acuña Jr. and Robbie Grossman had two hits each for the Braves, who won their fourth straight after losing four of five to the NL East-leading New York Mets.
Atlanta starter Kyle Muller scattered two runs and three hits in five innings. Recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett earlier Saturday, Muller (1-1) walked one and struck out five.
The Marlins have lost 11 of 12 at home and scored 21 runs total through their first 11 games in August.
The 27-year-old Tromp played 33 games for San Francisco in the past two seasons. The Braves claimed the catcher off waivers last September.
Tromp's two-run double with the bases loaded capped a three-run fourth and put Atlanta ahead 3-0. Tromp limped as he reached second, prompting immediate attention from Braves training personnel, but he remained in the game.
Miami reduced the gap on Jesús Aguilar's two-run homer in the bottom half. Aguilar drove a slider from Muller into the seats in left for his 14th home run.
Olson connected off Marlins starter Jesús Luzardo for a solo drive in the fifth and second homer of the series.
The Braves padded their lead on Tromp's RBI single in the eighth. Perhaps feeling the effects of his earlier double, Tromp stayed at first as the line drive rolled into foul territory in deep left.
Jackson Stephens relieved Muller and pitched two scoreless innings. Raisel Iglesias got the three outs in the eighth before Kenley Jansen closed with a scoreless ninth for his 26th save.
Luzardo (3-5) allowed four runs and seven hits in five innings. The left-hander walked two and struck out six.
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