Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Phillies Move By Marlins

     The Philadelphia Phillies got by the Miami Marlins 5-2 at Marlins Park on Tuesday night. The Marlins have lost four of their last five games. Ichiro Suzuki passed Rickey Henderson for 23rd all-time with his 3,055th Major League Baseball hit, a single in the eighth inning.
     Miami(42-50) took their first lead of the contest in the opening inning. Giancarlo Stanton blasted a solo homer to center field on a 2-1 pitch for his 29th home run of the season.
     The Phillies matched it in the top of the second. Cameron Perkins singled into right field for Odubel Herrera to score.
     The Marlins made it 2-1 in the bottom of the third. Adam Conley was at-bat and J.T. Riddle scored on a passed ball.
     Philadelphia(31-61) tied it up again during the top of the fourth. Perkins knocked in Herrera again with an infield base hit.
     In the eighth inning, the Phils got ahead of the Fish. Maikel Franco ripped a solo home run to left field on a 2-2 count.
     The Phillies extended their margin in the top of the ninth. Nick Williams smacked a two-run homer to left-center field on a 3-1 pitch. Andres Blanco scored in front of him on the play.

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