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MIAMI (AP) -- Carlos Lee drove in the tying run with a two-out single in the ninth inning, and an error by left fielder Logan Morrison allowed the go-ahead run to score Saturday night as the Houston Astros rallied to beat closer Heath Bell and the Miami Marlins 5-4.
Bell, one of the Marlins' All-Star acquisitions this offseason, took the mound with a 4-1 lead to start the ninth but had a shaky performance for the third time in as many outings this season.
The Astros had four hits in the inning and scored four times, taking advantage of three Miami errors.
The last miscue was by Morrison, who misjudged a slicing fly hit by Brian Bogusevic. Morrison staggered and fell as he tried to catch it, and the ball glanced off the heel of his glove, allowing a runner to score from third.
To make the loss more embarrassing for the Marlins, celebratory fireworks began going off beyond the left-field wall when the home team led 4-2 but was still two outs from victory.
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