Thursday, June 8, 2017

Marlins Stomp Pirates

     While the Stanley Cup Final was played across town, the Miami Marlins topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Thursday night at PNC Park. The Fish have won 10 of their last 14 games.
     Miami(26-33) ripped out to a 3-0 margin in the first inning. Dee Gordon scored on a double by Christian Yelich to right field. Two batters later, Derek Dietrich doubled into right which scored Giancarlo Stanton and Yelich. The Fish made it 4-0 in the fourth when Dietrich crossed the plate on a Tyler Moore double to center.
     The Marlins added three more runs in the top of the fifth inning. Dietrich drove in Marcell Ozuna with a base hit to left, Moore singled home J.T. Realmuto with a single into left field and J.T. Riddle knocked in Dietrich with a base hit to left field.
     Pittsburgh(26-34) prevented the shutout in the bottom of the ninth. Phil Gosselin scored on a ground out to first by Josh Bell.

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