Miami 2, Philadelphia 1

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, September 28, 2012 7:10 PM
Location - Marlins Ballpark
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Brian Knight, First Base - Tim Timmons, Second Base - Dale Scott, Third Base - Mark Wegner,
Attendance - 28201

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 78-79 40-41 38-38 L3
Miami 67-90 36-40 31-50 W1

Recap


Marlins 2, Phillies 1: Carlos Lee lined a single into left center in the bottom of the ninth as host Miami snapped its seven-game losing streak.

Bryan Petersen led off the ninth with a double off Josh Lindblom (3-4). With one out and runners on first and second, Lee hit the game winner to give the Marlins the victory in the series opener.

Giancarlo Stanton returned to the Miami lineup for the first time since Sept. 16, finishing 2-for-3 with a double and his career-high 35th homer.

Steve Cishek (5-2) pitched a scoreless ninth for the victory. Miami starter Mark Buehrle allowed one run on six hits with no walks and eight strikeouts in eight innings.

Philadelphia starter Cliff Lee also pitched well, allowing one run on three hits with no walks and five strikeouts in seven innings. Jimmy Rollins singled with two outs in the eighth, scoring John Mayberry Jr. with the Phillies’ lone run.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Stanton has 91 career homers in 368 games. He hit 22 as a rookie in 2010 and 34 last season. … Buehrle topped the 200-inning mark for the 12th consecutive season.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Philadelphia   Miami
Cliff Lee Player Mark Buehrle
No Decision W/L No Decision
7.0 IP 8.0
5 Strikeouts 8
3 Hits 6
1.29 ERA 1.12
Hitting
Philadelphia   Miami
Ty Wigginton Player Giancarlo Stanton
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 1
2 TB 6
.667 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Philadelphia 7 0 8 .212 9 10 1 1 0 0
Miami 6 1 11 .207 8 6 2 2 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Marlins have a W/L % of .455 after a win and .407 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Phillies have a W/L % of .557 after a win and .436 after a loss.