Miami 6, Arizona 5

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 9:40 PM
Location - Chase Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Lance Barrett, First Base - Jim Reynolds, Second Base - James Hoye, Third Base - Jim Joyce,
Attendance - 17434

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Miami 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 6 15 1
Arizona 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 57-67 29-31 28-36 W2
Arizona 62-61 31-28 31-33 L2

Recap

Marlins 6, Diamondbacks 5 (10): Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-out RBI single in the top of the 10th off Sam Demel and visiting Miami rallied from an early deficit to win its second straight over Arizona.

Gorkys Hernandez led off the 10th with an infield single and eventually scored on Stanton’s single to left off Demel (0-1), who was promoted from Triple-A Reno before the game.

Chad Gaudin (2-1) earned the win and Steve Cishek recorded his 10th save for Miami, which won for the fifth time in its last seven games. The loss dropped Arizona six games behind first-place San Francisco in the National League West.

The Diamondbacks opened the game with a five-run first inning off Ricky Nolasco. The Diamondbacks sent nine batters to the plate in the inning, which was highlighted by Justin Upton’s two-run single.

Miami began its comeback in the third when Donovan Solano singled in a run and Nolasco hit a ground-rule double that scored Greg Dobbs.

Arizona starter Trevor Cahill was pulled with one out in the sixth after Solano singled to score Stanton, who doubled to lead off the inning. Matt Albers followed Cahill and allowed the Marlins to tie the game at 5-all on RBI singles by Hernandez and Bryan Petersen.

The Marlins threatened to pull ahead in the seventh before Brad Ziegler struck out Justin Ruggiano with the bases loaded to end the inning.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Marlins OF Emilio Bonifacio left the game in the top of the second with right knee pain. … Arizona tied a club record for the fourth time when its first six hitters reached base in the first inning. …Upton exited the game in the second inning with a hamstring injury. … According to various media reports, Arizona has placed LHP Joe Saunders on trade waivers.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Miami   Arizona
Ricky Nolasco Player Trevor Cahill
No Decision W/L No Decision
5.0 IP 5.1
2 Strikeouts 6
6 Hits 7
9.00 ERA 6.75
Hitting
Miami   Arizona
Donovan Solano Player Aaron Hill
3 Hits 3
2 RBI 1
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
1.000 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Miami 15 0 17 .341 30 11 6 5 0 1
Arizona 8 0 9 .222 15 8 5 8 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Arizona will play their next game at home against Miami. The Diamondbacks have a W/L % of .524 after a win and .483 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Arizona. The Marlins have a W/L % of .482 after a win and .441 after a loss.