The Miami Marlins won their sixth straight game on Sunday and completed a second straight sweep with a 6-3 victory over the San Diego Padres. The win moved the fish back to .500 as they are now 14-14 on the year. Also of note in this game, Ricky Nolasco tied the franchise record for wins with his 68th. The record is also held by Dontrelle Willis.
Nolasco moved to 4-0 on the season with another spectacular effort throwing seven innings of two run ball. Until the sixth inning, it appeared Nolasco could take a tough loss but the Marlins’ offense came alive and not only tied the game there — but took the lead later. Nolasco’s E.R.A is now 2.72 as he remains one of the best number three starters in all of baseball. Randy Choate followed and did not fare well, allowing both men he faced to reach base. Ryan Webb was able to work out of the jam allowing only one of Choate’s runners to score. In the ninth, Edward Mujica came in for the save in the first chance since Heath Be