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Patrick Misch hurled a complete game, eight-hit shutout Sunday, leading the New York Mets to a 4-0 win over the Florida Marlins. It was his first complete game. Misch (2-4) avoided the big inning by inducing 15 ground ball outs and three double plays in 110 pitches. One of two hits by New York's Jeff
Elijah Dukes and Pete Orr knocked in two runs each Sunday, boosting the Washington Nationals to a 7-2 win over the Florida Marlins. Dukes started the scoring with a two-run, first-inning single. Orr had two hits, one a two-run homer in the third inning. Cristian Guzman had three hits and one RBI. A
Hanley Ramirez and Cameron Maybin each hit two-run homers Tuesday to lead the Florida Marlins to a 4-2 win over the New York Mets. The Marlins have won five of their last six games and remained six games behind the NL East-leading Phillies, who beat Washington Tuesday. Florida starter Rick VandenHurk went four innings, allowing one run on four hits. Brian Sanches (4-1) pitched two scoreless innings to get the win and Leo Nunez earned his 19th save of the year. Luis Castillo went 3-for-4 with...
Kenshin Kawakami won his first game since July 8 with a seven-inning stint Thursday and the Atlanta Braves held on to nip the New York Mets 3-2. Kawakami (6-9) outpitched Johan Santana, allowing the Braves to keep pace with Colorado in the National League wild-card race.
Ricky Nolasco pitched a three-hitter Tuesday to pace the Florida Marlins to a 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros. Nolasco (9-8) allowed two runs on two first-inning hits but gave up only one more hit in his third career complete game.
Chris Coghlan and Hanley Ramirez homered for the Marlins Sunday in Florida's 10-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies in the first game of a doubleheader. Coghlan went 3-for-5 and had a three run homer that keyed a five-run second inning for the Marlins, who banged out 17 hits and scored six or more runs for the eighth consecutive game. The win also pulled Florida to within a game of Colorado in the National League wild-card race. Carlos Gonzalez went 2-for-4 for Colorado, but starting pitcher...
Angel Pagan hit a grand slam and finished with five RBI Saturday, leading the New York Mets to a 9-6 win over Arizona. The slam snapped a 5-5 tie with one out in the eighth. Pagan had two of New York's 12 hits and added a sacrifice fly.
Ross Gload had a two-run, pinch-hit homer off Atlanta closer Rafael Soriano in the ninth Tuesday to give the Florida Marlins a 4-3 win over Atlanta. Garret Anderson had a leadoff home run in the top of the ninth to give Atlanta a 3-2 lead. But Soriano (1-2) walked Cody Ross to start the bottom of the inning, and Gload drove a low 3-1 fastball into the right-center field seats.
Florida Marlins reliever Burke Badenhop and Manager Fredi Gonzalez were suspended Monday for actions in Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Badenhop hit the Dodgers' Orlando Hudson in the seventh inning after a warning in the sixth and was ejected.
Ricky Nolasco and three relievers combined on a three-hit shutout Wednesday, leading the Florida Marlins to a 5-0 win over the San Diego Padres. Wednesday's victory capped a three-game sweep at San Diego's Petco Park. Chris Coghlan led Florida with two hits -- one a two-run ninth-inning homer. Dan Uggla
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