The Miami Marlins' rough first inning certainly didn't suggest they would eventually get the best of Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals.
The Marlins spotted Strasburg three runs in the first, but responded in a big way.
Marcell Ozuna drove in three runs, and Giancarlo Stanton homered for the Marlins, who dealt Strasburg the worst loss of his career in a 8-3 win over the Nationals on Friday night.
''Obviously, that first inning wasn't how anybody drew it up,'' Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. ''I don't think anybody anticipated that. Fortunately for us we were able to come out there and have some great at-bats.''
Strasburg (5-7) allowed a career-high seven earned runs and tied a career-high with four walks in two innings after the Nationals gave him a 3-0 lead.
''He's been awfully good, but this time was the one bad one,'' Nationals manager Davey Johnson said. ''It was just a tough time. We got him the lead and he had some problems.''
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