Philadelphia 7, Miami 3

Date - Tuesday, May 21, 2013 7:10 PM
Location - Marlins Ballpark
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Joe West, First Base - Andy Fletcher, Second Base - Rob Drake, Third Base - Sam Holbrook,
Attendance - 13996

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Philadelphia 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 1 0 7 15 0
Miami 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 10 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 22-24 11-12 11-12 W1
Miami 13-33 7-17 6-16 L1


Phillies 7, Marlins 3:
Ryan Howard had three hits and three RBIs in his return to the lineup and rookie Tyler Cloyd pitched seven strong innings to lead visiting Philadelphia.

Delmon Young hit a solo home run and had two RBIs while Domonic Brown also drove in a pair for the Phillies, who matched a season high with 15 hits and welcomed back Howard after he missed the last two games and received a cortisone shot for his ailing left knee. Cloyd (1-0) allowed two runs and eight hits.

Miami rookie Jose Fernandez allowed one run in five innings before being lifted for a pinch hitter and has yielded one run in 18 career frames against Philadelphia. Duane Below (0-1) pitched the sixth and took the loss in his Marlins debut while Jordan Brown, Juan Pierre and Justin Ruggiano drove in runs.

Young fouled off two straight 2-2 pitches before crushing Fernandez's next offering over the left-center wall in the fourth inning. Miami tied it in the fifth when Placido Polanco led off with a double, advanced to third on a groundout and scored on pinch hitter Brown's sacrifice fly - his first at-bat in a Marlins uniform.

Howard led off the sixth inning with a single and advanced to third on Michael Young's double to the center field wall before scoring on Domonic Brown's grounder.  Howard's two-run line-drive single to right with the bases loaded and none out in the seventh made it 4-1 and started the Phillies' four-run frame.

Phillies 2B Chase Utley was a late scratch after he felt what the team called "discomfort on his right ribcage" during batting practice. ... Philadelphia C Carlos Ruiz was placed on the 15-day disabled list and is expected to miss 3-to-4 weeks with a hamstring injury. ... Marlins RHP Ryan Webb allowed two runs and three hits in the seventh inning to snap his scoreless innings streak at 17 1/3.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Philadelphia   Miami
Tyler Cloyd Player Jose Fernandez
Win W/L No Decision
7.0 IP 5.0
5 Strikeouts 2
8 Hits 5
2.57 ERA 1.80
Philadelphia   Miami
Ryan Howard Player Rob Brantly
3 Hits 2
3 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 2
.600 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Philadelphia 15 1 21 .349 20 5 7 3 0 0
Miami 10 0 14 .294 12 7 3 2 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Marlins have a W/L % of .308 after a win and .273 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Phillies have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .520 after a loss.
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