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VIDEO: Redmond says offense has to start taking the pressure off the pitchers

Here is what manager Mike Redmond had to say after the Marlins fell to 1-8 and were swept by the visiting Braves on Wednesday.


> Alex Sanabia became the first Marlins starter to give up more than three runs in an outing this season. The staff entered Wednesday's game with the fourth-best ERA in the majors (2.56).

> Placido Polanco finished 2-for-4 with a double and is now 9 for 22 (.409) with two doubles and three RBI over his last five games.

> Chris Valaika made his first career start at first base and finished 1-for-3 at the plate with a double and a walk. He was charged with an error on his first fielding opportunity, but rebounded and finished with five putouts and two assists.

> Kyle Skipworth made his major league debut as a pinch-hitter and bounced into a double play in the seventh inning.