- The Washington Times - Friday, March 13, 2009

JUPITER, FLA. (AP) - Hanley Ramirez returned from the World Baseball Classic and doubled, stole a base and scored a run in the Florida Marlins’ 9-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Friday.

It was Ramirez’s first game since Dominican team was upset by the Netherlands _ twice.

Marlins right-hander Josh Johnson allowed his first run of the spring on three straight singles in the second inning, the only hits he allowed over three innings. He walked one and struck out three.

Center fielder Cameron Maybin went 3-for-3 including a bunt single in the third inning.

Braves right fielder Jeff Francoeur went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and third baseman Omar Infante hit a two-run home run off Sean West in a six-run fifth inning.



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