MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the primary time in three years with a 12-7 victory on Saturday evening.
After seven straight losses to the American League champions, the Marlins broke free with 14 hits, getting the higher of their in-state rivals for the primary time since July 21, 2018. It was additionally Miami’s first win this season.
The Marlins, who trailed 6-Four after Four half innings, tied the sport within the fifth and pushed forward with three runs in each the seventh and eighth.
After Garrett Cooper singled house Miguel Rojas, Jon Berti ripped a two-out two-run single to make it 9-6 after seven. Berti additionally doubled within the second.
Adam Duvall, acquired from the Atlanta Braves within the offseason, blasted his first house run of the season deep to left middle within the eighth. Starling Marte adopted with an RBI triple and Cooper accomplished the scoring with a run-scoring double.
Marte completed with 4 hits whereas Cooper had three. Rookie Jazz Chisholm had two stolen bases.
The Rays completed with 9 hits. Manuel Margot, Joey Wendle and Yandy Diaz all had two hits whereas Mike Zunino homered.
Lefty Wealthy Hill gave up 4 earned runs in 4 innings in his first begin with the Rays. The 41-year-old struick out 4 and walked two. Chris Archer (0-1) took the loss, giving up 4 runs in two innings of aid.
Elieser Hernandez made it via simply 2 1/three innings for the Marlins, who wanted six relievers to complete the sport. Richard Bleier (1-0) earned the win with a scoreless inning of aid within the seventh.
The 2 groups have a uncommon Sunday off earlier than video games on Monday. Tampa Bay travels to face Boston whereas Miami hosts St. Louis.