Miami 5, San Francisco 3

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, May 26, 2012 4:10 PM
Location - Marlins Ballpark
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Wegner, First Base - Mike Muchlinski, Second Base - Wally Bell, Third Base - Mike Winters,
Attendance - 30663

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
San Francisco 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 9 1
Miami 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 5 9 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Francisco 24-23 12-10 12-13 L2
Miami 26-21 13-9 13-12 W2

Recap


Marlins 5, Giants 3:
Mark Buehrle worked into the eighth inning and Logan Morrison drove in two runs as host Florida improved to 18-7 in May.

Buehrle (5-4) tossed 7 1/3 innings, giving up two runs on eight hits with no walks and three strikeouts. Miami closer Heath Bell was pulled for the second straight game after loading the bases with one out in the ninth inning. Randy Choate retired the only two batters he faced for his first save and the 10th of his career.

The Marlins broke a 1-1 tie with three runs in the third inning off Madison Bumgarner (5-4), who allowed five runs (four earned) with seven strikeouts over six innings.

Hanley Ramirez keyed the three-run inning when he singled in Jose Reyes and later scored when Emmanuel Burriss committed an error on Morrison’s grounder.

Miami, which improved to 5-1 against the Giants this season, extended its lead to 5-1 in the sixth inning on Morrison’s RBI double.

The Giants cut into the lead on Melky Cabrera’s RBI grounder in the eighth. Cabrera went 0-for-4 to end his nine-game hitting streak.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Giants lead the majors with 50 errors after Burriss’ miscue. … Buehrle threw 69 of his 100 pitches for strikes. … Giants leadoff hitter Gregor Blanco went 3-for-5 and has eight hits in the first three games of the series. …Bumgarner has gone four starts without a win for the first time since the beginning of the 2011 season …The Marlins acquired OF Justin Ruggiano from the Astros for C Jobduan Morales prior to the game. Ruggiano is expected to be assigned to Triple-A New Orleans. …After the Giants tallied 29 hits in the first two games of the series, they had nine on Saturday.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Francisco   Miami
Madison Bumgarner Player Mark Buehrle
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 7.1
7 Strikeouts 3
7 Hits 8
6.00 ERA 2.45
Hitting
San Francisco   Miami
Gregor Blanco Player Giancarlo Stanton
3 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
.600 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Francisco 9 0 13 .265 15 4 3 2 0 1
Miami 9 0 12 .273 13 10 4 2 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game at home against San Francisco. The Marlins have a W/L % of .560 after a win and .545 after a loss.
  • San Francisco will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Giants have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .522 after a loss.