Miami 5, Washington 3

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 7:10 PM
Location - Marlins Ballpark
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - James Hoye, First Base - Jim Joyce, Second Base - Jim Reynolds, Third Base - Dan Iassogna,
Attendance - 24224

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Washington 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0
Miami 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 5 11 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 29-21 15-8 14-13 L3
Miami 29-22 16-10 13-12 W3

Recap


Marlins 5, Nationals 3:
Giancarlo Stanton blasted his 12th home run this month and the host Marlins completed a three-game sweep of the Nationals to move a half-game out of first place in the NL East.

Josh Johnson (3-3) gave up three runs over six innings and improved to 8-0 lifetime against Washington. Heath Bell worked around two baserunners in the ninth inning for his 10th save and third in the series.

Stanton drove in two runs and has 30 RBIs this month for Miami, which went 21-8 in May for the winningest month in franchise history.

Roger Bernadina had two RBIs for Washington, which took a 3-1 lead after scoring twice in the top of the fourth.

Chien-Ming Wang (1-1) allowed four runs over four innings in his first start of the season. Ross Detwiler followed Wang with two scoreless frames.

John Buck broke a 3-all tie in the bottom of the fifth when his grounder scored Hanley Ramirez, and Stanton added an insurance run with his solo homer in the seventh off Ryan Perry.

The Nationals scored seven runs on 20 hits while going 2-for-19 with runners in scoring position during the series.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Bryce Harper went 0-for-4 to snap his career-best nine-game hitting streak. … Ramirez went 3-for-4, but he was caught stealing twice by Nationals C Jhonatan Solano. …Jose Reyes went 2-for-5 to extend his hitting streak to 11 games. … Miami recorded its first three-game sweep over the Nationals at home since 2009. …Stanton’s 12 home runs in May are tied for the most in a calendar month in club history.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Washington   Miami
Chien-Ming Wang Player Josh Johnson
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 5
7 Hits 7
9.00 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Washington   Miami
Danny Espinosa Player Hanley Ramirez
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
4 TB 4
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Washington 8 0 13 .250 13 8 3 2 0 0
Miami 11 1 16 .379 17 7 5 5 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Marlins have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .565 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Nationals have a W/L % of .655 after a win and .476 after a loss.