Scott Olsen Shuts Down Braves in Marlins' Victory

Florida earns first shut out since last July
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 15, 2008 9:59 PM CDT
Florida Marlins' Josh Willingham (14) steals second as Atlanta Braves second baseman Kelly Johnson gets the late throw during a baseball game in Miami, Tuesday, April 15, 2008.    (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)
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(Newser) – Scott Olsen pitched seven sharp innings of five-hit ball, leading the Florida Marlins to a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Olsen (2-0) struck out three and did not walk a batter. He threw 84 pitches, 62 for strikes. Josh Willingham hit an RBI triple for the Marlins. He also stole two bases and scored once.

Mike Jacobs added a pair of doubles for his fifth straight multihit game. Atlanta starter Jair Jurrjens (1-2) gave up two runs and four hits in six innings. Olsen, who entered 1-4 with an 8.54 ERA against the Braves, left with a 2-0 lead. Renyel Pinto and Kevin Gregg each pitched an inning to complete the six-hitter.