Conrad's slam helps Braves beat Marlins 10-5

MIAMI (AP) - Brooks Conrad's second pinch-hit grand slam of the year put the Atlanta Braves ahead in an eight-run eighth inning, and they rallied past the Florida Marlins 10-5 Saturday night.

Six of the runs were unearned because of two errors by third baseman Jorge Cantu. Nine of the first 10 batters reached, and the Braves scored against all three Florida pitchers - Taylor Tankersley, Jhan Marinez and Burke Badenhop.

Conrad's slam with one out put the Braves ahead 9-5. It was his fifth homer, and his third as a pinch-hitter.

He hit a pinch-hit, walkoff slam to cap a seven-run ninth inning against Cincinnati on May 20.

Eight runs in an inning were a season high for Atlanta and the most allowed by Florida.

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