Posted August 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
Giancarlo Stanton homered twice, including the first of back-to-back home runs during Miami's nine-run fourth inning, and the Marlins routed the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-3 on Monday night. Justin Ruggiano homered after Stanton, and Jose Reyes had four hits - including three doubles - scored twice and drove in a run. John Buck homered among his three hits and Donnie Murphy added an RBI triple for the Marlins, who have won three of their last four. Miami's 10 hits in the fourth matched a franchise record set last September 9 at Pittsburgh, and the 12 runs and 20 hits were season highs. Marlins starter Mark Buehrle (11-11) was the beneficiary of the offense while allowing two runs on six hits over seven innings for his second straight win. He struck out four without a walk. Joe Saunders (6-10) took the loss, giving up a career-worst nine runs on 12 hits with two strikeouts in 3 2-3 innings. He struck out two as his ERA soared from 3.70 to 4.22. The Diamondbacks had their fo...
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