Kelly Johnson hit a pair of three-run homers Monday and the Tampa Bay Rays handed the Miami Marlins their sixth straight loss, 10-6.
Johnson also doubled, singled and stole a base. He matched his career highs for RBIs and hits during his eighth multihomer game, and first since May 30, 2011, against the Marlins while with Arizona.
Johnson, who 24 RBIs in 21 games this month, homered off rookie Jose Fernandez (2-3) in a six-run second inning. He then broke open the game by hitting his 10th home run of the season in the eighth against A.J. Ramos.
The win made the Rays even with the Marlins at 43-43 in the all-time interleague series.
Jake Odorizzi, making his second start for the Rays, gave up eight hits and six runs and couldn't get through the fifth inning to qualify for the win.
Jake McGee (2-2) got the victory after pitching two scoreless innings of relief.
The 20-year-old Fernandez, pitching across the bay from where he pitched in high school in Tampa two years ago, pitched ...