Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen was happy after his team's latest win. He just wasn't sure how to describe it.
After chasing Washington starter Stephen Strasburg early in what was likely his final home start this season, the Marlins squandered a 6-2 lead, scored three runs in the top of the 10th and survived a bases-loaded situation in the bottom of the inning to escape with a 9-7 win over the Nationals on Friday night.
''That's first time I ever remember managing a baseball game and I don't know when you win or know what to say,'' Guillen said. ''All the suffering, all the stuff that happened, when you win the game that's a plus. If you lose this game it's going to be very, very hard to sleep tonight.''
Jose Reyes tripled twice and drove in three runs for the Marlins, including a two-run triple in the 10th off Tyler Clippard (2-4) that made a winner of Chad Gaudin (3-1). Washington, which has the best record in the major leagues, lost for only the second time in 10 games.