MIAMI — Christian Yelich had three hits and four RBIs, Travis Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 8-4 on Tuesday night.

Shaw and Tyler Saladino had two RBIs each, and Milwaukee won for the seventh time in nine games. Jhoulys Chacin (8-3) allowed four runs and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out three and walked three.

Corbin Burnes pitched two perfect innings in his major league debut for the save.

Miami’s Pablo Lopez (1-1) pitched six innings and allowed five runs.

Two-run singles by Yelich and Saladino helped Milwaukee lead 5-3 after two innings. Chacin and Lopez both settled in after that, and Chacin handed off a 5-4 lead to Dan Jennings and the bullpen. Jennings finished up the sixth, Jeremy Jeffress pitched the seventh and Burnes cleaned up after that.

Shaw hit his 16th homer off Javy Guerra in the eighth for a two-run cushion, and Yelich added a two-run double to left in the ninth.

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