MONTREAL (Ticker) --
helped derail the "D-Train."
Chavez delivered a two-run triple off
in the sixth inning as the
posted a 6-2 victory over the
Looking very much like the reigning National League Rookie of the Year, Willis limited the Expos to just one hit over the first five innings.
But the Expos got to the funky 22-year-old lefthander in the sixth, when they scored three times to erase a 2-0 deficit.
The red-hot Chavez's triple to the left-center field gap tied the game and
's sacrifice fly gave the Expos a 3-2 lead. Chavez is 13-for-30 over his last seven games.
"I saw the ball was in the gap," Chavez said. "I watched it all the time and knew I had a chance to get to third base."
"He hit a good pitch," Willis said. "You have to be aggressive in that situation and he was able to fight off a lot of pitches and able to put enough wood on the ball to hit it in the gap."
, Chavez and Carroll each knocked in runs in the seventh, helping the Expos open a 6-2 lead.
(2-4) surrendered two runs and six hits in six innings. The righthander is 2-0 in three starts since entering the rotation, allowing four runs over 16 innings.
"It looked like it (2-0 lead) would be enough the way Willis was throwing but Rocky did a great job," Expos manager
said. "He keeps improving every time out there. We needed him again to give us a quality start, give us some innings and to hold them where we scored some runs."
After Biddle departed, four relievers combined to allow four hits over the final three innings.
Willis (7-6), who had been 4-1 with a 1.27 ERA in five lifetime starts against the Expos, gave up three runs - two earned - and three hits in six innings.
had three hits for Florida (48-49), which has lost the first two games of the three-game series to fall back below the .500 mark. Florida also dropped to 3-6 on a 10-game road trip.
"You look back and a lot of guys had career years last year," Marlins manager Jack McKeon said. "I know they all want to perform well, but it's one of those things where it's not happening this year."