Roy Halladay earned his 200th career victory Sunday, bouncing back from consecutive poor outings to pitch eight innings and help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 2-1.
Laynce Nix broke a 1-all tie with his second pinch-hit homer of the season in the ninth inning.
Halladay (1-2) allowed five hits, walked one and lowered his ERA from 14.73 to 7.63. He's the 109th pitcher to reach the 200-win milestone, and the first to do so in a Phillies uniform since Hall of Famer Steve Carlton in 1978.
Rocky efforts in Halladay's two previous starts raised doubts about the future of the two-time Cy Young Award winner, who went only 11-8 and battled injuries in 2012. But he regained his winning form against the Marlins, who have scored only 20 runs in 12 games.
They went 1 for 6 with runners in scoring position and are batting .174 in those situations this year.
Nix batted for Halladay with one out in the ninth and homered into the upper deck in right field off Jon Rauch (0-2). I...