Miller earns first win as Diamondbacks beat Braves 4-2

May 8, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) Shelby Miller's return to Atlanta brought a return to his winning form as he threw six strong innings for his first victory and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Saturday night.

Miller (1-3) allowed two runs on four hits and one walk. He was traded from the Braves to Arizona on Dec. 8.

The loss left the Braves 1-14 in home games. The Braves (7-22) are off to the worst start in franchise history since 1900.

Jake Lamb had two doubles and drove in a run in Arizona's two-run third inning that tied the game at 2-all. Brandon Drury's run-scoring double off reliever Bud Norris in the sixth gave the Diamondbacks the lead.


Miller brought an ugly 8.49 ERA into the game after giving up 22 runs in his first 23 1/3 innings. He appeared to be headed for another tough start when he gave up a first-inning home run to Freddie Freeman and allowed another run in the second.