MIAMI (AP) -- Juan Francisco homered and drove in three runs, helping the Atlanta Braves beat Miami 7-1 Wednesday after the downsizing Marlins jettisoned yet another star player by trading Hanley Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Michael Bourn and Jason Heyward also homered to back Tommy Hanson (11-5), who pitched around a career-high seven walks and allowed one run and three hits in five innings.
Ricky Nolasco (8-9) gave up six runs and eight hits in 5 1-3 innings, dropping to 0-2 with a 9.64 ERA against the Braves this season.
A Marlins Park-record crowd of 36,711 watched the home team steal seven bases, the most in the major leagues this season and the high for the team since 2002. Jose Reyes and Donovan Solano each had two stolen bases as the Marlins were caught just once.
Miami, which has traded Anibal Sanchez and Ramirez this week, appears to be embarking on its third fire sale of stars, following sellouts in 1997 and 2003. The Marlins were 1 for 12 with runners in scori...