By TIM REYNOLDS
AP Sports Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Jose Fernandez allowed two hits in eight stellar innings, Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer and the Miami Marlins opened a homestand by beating the Atlanta Braves 9-0 on Tuesday night.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia also homered for Miami, which had its third-highest run output of the season.
Miami second baseman Ed Lucas had three hits in his season debut after recovering from a broken left hand, and Marcell Ozuna hit a two-run single for the Marlins.
Fernandez (4-1) was dominant against the NL East leaders, lowering his ERA to 1.59. He struck out eight and walked two.
Atlanta starter Alex Wood (2-4) allowed seven runs and 10 hits, leaving after facing four batters without getting an out in the sixth.
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