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.''
In the opener, Solano got some payback after he was hit by two pitches, launching a home run and making tw...