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      Saturday, January 31 2015 6:48 PM EST2015-01-31 23:48:18 GMT
      ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
      ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
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    San Diego «13000001X5101
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:E.Stults(3-2) L:A.Sanabia(2-5)
    HR: MIA- None SDP- W.Venable (4)



    Miami Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Jordan Baker; First, Wally Bell; Second, Manny Gonzalez; Third, Tony Randazzo;
    - Adeiny Hechavarria flied out to left. None on with one out and Matt Diaz due up.
    - Matt Diaz walked. Runner on first with one out and Placido Polanco due up.
    - Matt Diaz caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Placido Polanco at the plate.
    - Placido Polanco singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Justin Ruggiano due up.
    - Placido Polanco advances to second on a Eric Stults wild pitch. On the play, Polanco advances to third on Nick Hundley`s throwing error. Runner on third with two outs and Justin Ruggiano at the plate.
    - Justin Ruggiano grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    San Diego Bottom 1st
    - Everth Cabrera walked. Runner on first with none out and Chris Denorfia due up.
    - Chris Denorfia struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Chase Headley due up.
    - Chase Headley singled to right. On the play, Everth Cabrera advances to third on Marcell Ozuna`s fielding error. Runners on first and third with one out and Yonder Alonso due up.
    - Yonder Alonso sacrifice fly to left scored Everth Cabrera. On the play, Chase Headley was thrown out trying to advance to second to end the inning.

    Miami Top 2nd
    - Marcell Ozuna popped out to second. None on with one out and Greg Dobbs due up.
    - Greg Dobbs popped out to second. None on with two outs and Miguel Olivo due up.
    - Miguel Olivo struck out swinging to end the inning.

    San Diego Bottom 2nd
    - Jedd Gyorko singled to left center. Runner on first with none out and Will Venable due up.
    - Will Venable none-out, two-run Home Run (4) to right scored Jedd Gyorko. Nick Hundley due up.
    - Nick Hundley flied out to center. None on with one out and Alexi Amarista due up.
    - Alexi Amarista doubled to left center. Runner on second with one out and Eric Stults due up.
    - Eric Stults grounded out third to first. Runner on second with two outs and Everth Cabrera due up.
    - Everth Cabrera singled to right scored Alexi Amarista. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Denorfia due up.
    - Chris Denorfia lined out to right to end the inning.

    Miami Top 3rd
    - Chris Valaika grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Alex Sanabia due up.
    - Alex Sanabia grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Adeiny Hechavarria due up.
    - Adeiny Hechavarria grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    San Diego Bottom 3rd
    - Chase Headley flied out to right. None on with one out and Yonder Alonso due up.
    - Yonder Alonso singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Jedd Gyorko due up.
    - Jedd Gyorko walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Will Venable due up.
    - Will Venable singled to left. On the play, Jedd Gyorko advances to second and Yonder Alonso advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Nick Hundley due up.
    - Nick Hundley grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Will Venable out at second to end the inning.

    Miami Top 4th
    - Matt Diaz doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Placido Polanco due up.
    - Placido Polanco grounded out second to first. On the play, Matt Diaz advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
    - Justin Ruggiano struck out swinging. Runner on third with two outs and Marcell Ozuna due up.
    - Marcell Ozuna doubled to right scored Matt Diaz. Runner on second with two outs and Greg Dobbs due up.
    - Greg Dobbs popped out to first to end the inning.

    San Diego Bottom 4th
    - Alexi Amarista ground-rule double to left. Runner on second with none out and Eric Stults due up.
    - Eric Stults struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Everth Cabrera due up.
    - Everth Cabrera lined out to center. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Denorfia due up.
    - Chris Denorfia flied out to center to end the inning.

    Miami Top 5th
    - Miguel Olivo grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Chris Valaika due up.
    - Chris Valaika singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Alex Sanabia due up.
    - Alex Sanabia struck out on a foul bunt.. Runner on first with two outs and Adeiny Hechavarria due up.
    - Adeiny Hechavarria walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Matt Diaz due up.
    - Matt Diaz struck out looking to end the inning.

    San Diego Bottom 5th
    - Chase Headley singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Yonder Alonso due up.
    - Yonder Alonso struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Jedd Gyorko due up.
    - Ryan Webb enters the game for the Marlins with a runner on first with one out, batting 9th. NOTE: Alex Sanabia left the game with an undisclosed injury.
    - Chase Headley caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Jedd Gyorko at the plate.
    - Jedd Gyorko struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Miami Top 6th
    - Placido Polanco singled to left center. Runner on first with none out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
    - Justin Ruggiano grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Placido Polanco out at second. None on with two outs and Marcell Ozuna due up.
    - Marcell Ozuna infield single to short. Runner on first with two outs and Greg Dobbs due up.
    - Greg Dobbs lined out to left to end the inning.

    San Diego Bottom 6th
    - Will Venable struck out swinging. None on with one out and Nick Hundley due up.
    - Nick Hundley struck out looking. None on with two outs and Alexi Amarista due up.
    - Alexi Amarista flied out to center to end the inning.

    Miami Top 7th
    - Miguel Olivo singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Chris Valaika due up.
    - Chris Valaika flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Ryan Webb due up.
    - Nick Green pinch-hitting for Ryan Webb.
    - Dale Thayer enters the game for the Padres with a runner on first with one out, batting 9th.
    - Pinch-Hitter Nick Green flied out to second. Runner on first with two outs and Adeiny Hechavarria due up.
    - Adeiny Hechavarria struck out swinging to end the inning.

    San Diego Bottom 7th
    - A.J. Ramos starts the inning for the Marlins, batting 9th.
    - Jesus Guzman pinch-hitting for Dale Thayer.
    - Pinch-Hitter Jesus Guzman struck out looking. None on with one out and Everth Cabrera due up.
    - Everth Cabrera lined out to right. None on with two outs and Chris Denorfia due up.
    - Chris Denorfia struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Miami Top 8th
    - Luke Gregerson starts the inning for the Padres, batting 9th.
    - Matt Diaz grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Placido Polanco due up.
    - Placido Polanco lined out to right. None on with two outs and Justin Ruggiano due up.
    - NOTE: Miami`s Alex Sanabia left the game with an injured groin.
    - Justin Ruggiano grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    San Diego Bottom 8th
    - Chase Headley struck out swinging. None on with one out and Yonder Alonso due up.
    - Yonder Alonso singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Jedd Gyorko due up.
    - Yonder Alonso stole second. On the play, Alonso advances to third on Miguel Olivo`s throwing error. Runner on third with one out and Jedd Gyorko at the plate.
    - Chris Coghlan is now playing second base, batting 8th. NOTE: Chris Valaika left the game with an apparent left arm injury.
    - Jedd Gyorko walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Will Venable due up.
    - Will Venable grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short scored Yonder Alonso, Jedd Gyorko out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Nick Hundley due up.
    - Will Venable caught stealing second to end the inning.

    Miami Top 9th
    - Anthony Bass starts the inning for the Padres, batting 9th.
    - Marcell Ozuna struck out swinging. None on with one out and Greg Dobbs due up.
    - Greg Dobbs grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Miguel Olivo due up.
    - Miguel Olivo grounded out short to first to end the game.

    Miami 1, San Diego 5


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: E.Stults (3-2); LP:A.Sanabia (2-5).

    Miami 1, San Diego 5

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        Saturday, January 31 2015 6:48 PM EST2015-01-31 23:48:18 GMT
        ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
        ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
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