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MIAMI -- Seven innings and two runs allowed, Mark Buehrle will take that every time. And so will the Miami Marlins. Buehrle (7-8) also allowed seven hits and struck out seven in a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies to win their third straight. "The couple hits they got were change-ups up in the zone, but overall I'll take every start going seven innings and giving up two runs," Buehrle said. Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in two runs for the Marlins, who have won three straight for the first time since May 28-30 when they swept Washington. "I hope this is not a tease," Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said. "I hope this is for real." Mike Bunn pitched the eighth and Heath Bell recorded his 16th save in 20 opportunities by pitching a 1-2-3 ninth. Hamels (10-4) pitched seven innings and allowed three runs as he lost to Miami for the third time this season. Hamels has a 5.21 ERA in the three starts. "They've been a tough...
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The Miami Marlins are hoping a win over the defending World Series champions will help them turn a corner.
The last-place Philadelphia Phillies would love to see Cliff Lee - still in search of his first win - put his recent struggles behind him.
Seeking back-to-back victories for the first time in nearly a month, Miami sends Josh Johnson to the hill opposite Lee as these NL East...
MIAMI -- Justin Ruggiano is making the most of his opportunities. Ruggiano had three hits and drove in two runs to lead the Miami Marlins to a 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. "He rakes," Marlins pitcher Josh Johnson said. "We were talking about it after his third hit. He never stops hitting." Ruggiano leads the Marlins with a .396 batting...
Jose Reyes batted .354 in first half of 2011, and is batting .269 in 2012.
It’s funny how some things work in this game. About a year ago this week we were staging a “Don’t Trade Reyes Rally” at Citi Field and everyday we were consumed with countless posts about keeping Reyes at all costs and how the team would be doomed if we lost him. I oughta know because I wrote a handful of...
The Miami Marlins have had little success this month, except when they've faced the Philadelphia Phillies.
Hoping to beat Cole Hamels for a third straight time this season, the Marlins look for a fourth consecutive win over the visiting Phillies on Saturday.
Josh Johnson threw six strong innings and outfielder Justin Ruggiano had three hits and two RBIs as Miami (36-40) beat...
MIAMI (AP) -- Josh Johnson pitched six strong innings to help the Miami Marlins win consecutive games for the first time in nearly a month and keep Cliff Lee winless with a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
Justin Ruggiano tied a career high with three hits and drove in two runs for Miami, which last won consecutive games June 2-3 at Philadelphia. The Marlins...
MIAMI -- Ricky Nolasco tossed seven effective innings for the Miami Marlins in a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday to complete a sweep over their rivals for the first time in nearly three years. Hanley Ramirez and Giancarlo Stanton each homered for the Marlins, who last swept the Phillies August 7-9, 2009 at Citizens Bank Park. The Marlins have won four consecutive...
Hanley Ramirez picked a good time to end his home run drought.
Ramirez hit his first homer since June 3, ending his drought at 89 at-bats with a two-run shot in the eighth inning in a 5-2 victory over the struggling Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
''We've been waiting for Hanley's big day,'' Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said.
The Marlins completed a three...
MIAMI -- Justin Ruggiano had three hits and drove in two runs to lead the Miami Marlins to a 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. It is the first time Miami has won consecutive games since June 2-3 at Philadelphia. Josh Johnson (5-5) pitched six innings, allowing one run and four hits. He struck out six and walked two. In his last 10 starts, Johnson is 5-2 with a...
The Phillies fell to the Miami Marlins, 5-2, and in the process were swept by a team they continue to chase in the bottom of the NL East. Their losing streak is now at five. The team that won 102 games last year is now 36-45, their worst record halfway through a season since 1997. During that season, the Phillies lost 94 games.
BLANTON GIVES ‘EM A CHANCE
-Joe Blanton gave up three...