National League Game Summary - Arizona at Miami|
(Saturday, April 28th)
Final Score: Miami 3, Arizona 2
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Logan Morrison tied the game with a home run in
the eighth and Hanley Ramirez lined the game-winning RBI single in the ninth
as the Miami Marlins rallied for a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on
Jose Reyes began the comeback with a run-scoring base hit in the seventh and
Giancarlo Stanton came off the bench and scored the winning run for the
Marlins, who snapped a six-game losing streak by taking the second contest in
a four-game wraparound set.
Steve Cishek (2-0) got the win with a perfect top of the ninth, while Brad
Ziegler (0-1) logged his first loss of the year.
"The last one I just missed my spot," admitted Ziegler. "I just didn't locate
the one pitch."
Miguel Montero and Gerardo Parra drove in a run apiece for the Diamondbacks,
who have lost three of four.
Stanton singled with one out in the nine and moved to second on Emilio
Bonifacio's groundout. Ziegler then intentionally walked Reyes to get to
Ramirez, who took his 1-2 sinker into left field.
"It pumped me up," said Ramirez about Arizona intentionally walking Reyes to
get to him. "I just told myself, shorten your swing up and stay through the
Down 2-0, Omar Infante led off the seventh with a triple, and after Bonifacio
struck out, Reyes lined Arizona starter Ian Kennedy's first offering to right
to get Miami on the board.
Morrison -- who went down hard after being hit by a pitch earlier in the game
-- welcomed reliever David Hernandez to the mound with a towering game-tying
home run to lead off the eighth.
A pair of doubles by Willie Bloomquist and Parra to open the game got Arizona
on the board, and after two straight strikeouts, Montero singled home Parra
for the early 2-0 edge.
Arizona's Aaron Hill has reached base safely in 16 straight games...Marlins
starter Anibal Sanchez set a career-high with 14 strikeouts in seven
innings...Kennedy allowed one run on seven hits and three walks with five
strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings.
04/29 00:40:39 ET