Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/2/13
Alex Wood quickly looked ahead after a rare ugly loss. ''It's how you bounce back, you know?'' Wood said after following up a dominant August run with the shortest start of his young career. Wood gave up a career-high seven runs while lasting only 2 1/3 innings Sunday, and the Atlanta Braves' six-game winning streak ended with a 7-0 loss to Nathan Eovaldi and the Miami Marlins. Eovaldi combined with Steve Cishek on an eight-hit shutout and Jeff Mathis homered and drove in three runs for Miami, which snapped its six-game losing streak. Ed Lucas had a two-run single and Mathis added a two-run double in the Marlins' five-run third inning. It was a rare poor outing for Wood (3-3), a rookie left-hander who was 2-0 with a 0.90 ERA in five August starts. His overall ERA climbed from 2.27 to 3.15. ''Maybe experiencing it this time will help him the next time,'' Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. Wood, making his fourth appearance and second start of the season against the Marlins, d...
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