One win in two games is a pretty good day for the Miami Marlins.
Donovan Solano and Henderson Alvarez led Miami to a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday afternoon, but Daisuke Matsuzaka shut down the Marlins in the nightcap for a doubleheader split.
''Probably a good guy to pitch after a long first game and a long day. But you tip your hat to him. He did a nice job,'' Miami manager Mike Redmond said.
Dice-K allowed two hits over seven innings for a 3-1 win - his first in the majors in more than a year.
Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda hit back-to-back homers off Jacob Turner (3-7), who went five innings and fell to 0-6 in his last 11 starts.
''That was probably the best I've thrown the ball in a while,'' Turner said. ''A lot of good signs, a lot more fastballs that I stuck to the right side of the plate. So, you've just got to take the positives and keep working.''
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