Miami at San Diego

Final 12th
San Diego
W: S. Cishek (4-0) L: J. Spence (0-1)
HR: MIA - H. Ramirez (5),G. Stanton (4)   SD - None

Marlins outlast Padres in 12 innings wire reports

SAN DIEGO -- Ozzie Guillen hardly had the look of a manager whose team had just won its season-best fourth straight game.

From winless ace Josh Johnson to struggling closer Heath Bell, the Miami Marlins have major issues.

"There's a lot going on," Guillen said. "We have a lot of concerns."

Still, after blowing an early five-run lead, Miami managed to pull out a wild game Friday night when Omar Infante doubled in the go-ahead run in the 12th inning for a 9-8 victory over the San Diego Padres.

Infante doubled to left-center off Josh Spence (0-1) with one out to score Hanley Ramirez, who led off with a walk. It was Infante's third hit and second RBI of the game.

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Ramirez hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning, and Giancarlo Stanton also connected.

Steve Cishek (4-0), the seventh Marlins pitcher, threw three scoreless innings for the win. With a runner on second, Jesus Guzman lined out to Infante at second base to end it.

Padres closer Huston Street left the game in the 10th with a strain near his pitching shoulder. The right-hander will undergo an MRI on Saturday to determine the severity of the injury.

"I don't think it's major," Street said. "It's not in my shoulder. It's more in my lat, up in the armpit. I think that's a positive sign."

The Padres scored one run in the ninth off Bell, their former closer, to send the game into extra innings.

Guzman led off the inning with a pinch-hit double. Cameron Maybin tied the score at 8 on a double to right before Bell got out of a bases-loaded jam.

Bell signed a $27 million, three-year contract to join the Marlins in the offseason. He has four blown saves in seven chances.

When asked about Bell's status as the team's closer, Guillen said: "Bell continues to struggle. We'll check [Saturday] to see about the situation. We have to do something about it. We can't be waiting anymore."

Ramirez and Stanton each homered in the first to stake Miami to a 5-0 lead. It was gone by the third.

After twice falling behind by one run, the Marlins scored twice in the seventh to take an 8-7 lead on RBI singles by Greg Dobbs and Infante.

The Marlins, who have had trouble generating offense, got off to a fast start when Ramirez hit a three-run shot with no outs in the first off Anthony Bass. Stanton followed two batters later with a two-run drive, a 425-foot rocket into the Padres' bullpen for a 5-0 lead.

Johnson escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom half but couldn't get out of trouble in the third when the Padres scored six times, including a two-out, bases-loaded triple by Bass for his first major-league hit.

Johnson is 0-3 in six starts and his ERA rose to 6.61. He allowed six runs and six hits in 2 2/3 innings.

"When you throw the ball over the middle of the plate, it's going to get hit," Johnson said. "You have to set guys up and not throw the ball in the middle of the plate. Terrible."

Johnson issued a leadoff walk to Will Venable, who scored on Chase Headley's one-out double. Nick Hundley followed with a two-out double and scored on Orlando Hudson's single. After consecutive walks, Bass sliced a ball to right field that scooted past Stanton all the way to the wall to give the Padres a 6-5 lead and knock Johnson out of the game.

The early exit taxed Miami's bullpen. Six relievers combined to allow two runs and nine hits over 9 1/3 innings.

Bass gave up six runs and six hits -- just two after the first -- in six innings. He had three walks, seven strikeouts, two wild pitches and a balk.

"Anthony did a great job of righting the ship, making pitches as he went along," Padres manager Bud Black said. "A lot of pitchers cave in there, say it's not their night, but not Anthony, which is really a great sign for him."


  • The Padres said Bass became the first San Diego player to get his first hit with a three-run triple, according to research by the Elias Sports Bureau.
  • Bass also became just the second Padres pitcher to hit a three-run triple.
  • San Diego LHP Cory Luebke (strained left elbow) had an MRI on Wednesday but the Padres still have not revealed the results. Luebke (3-1, 2.61 ERA) met with team doctors and general manager Josh Byrnes before the game. Luebke was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, retroactive to April 28.
  • Marlins LF Logan Morrison was held out of the starting lineup with a sore right knee. Morrison walked as a pinch-hitter in the 10th.
  • The Padres extended their contract with Double-A San Antonio through the 2014 season.
  • Miami LHP Mark Buehrle (1-4, 3.34 ERA) will oppose Padres LHP Clayton Richard (1-3, 5.12) on Saturday night.
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Pitcher Anthony Bass' three-run triple caps a six-run third inning for the Padres.  (Getty Images)
Pitcher Anthony Bass' three-run triple caps a six-run third inning for the Padres. (Getty Images)

Players of the Game

S. Cishek
IP 3.0
H 1
ER 0
BB 2
K 3
San Diego

Y. Alonso
AB 7
R 0
H 4
HR 0

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Emilio Bonifacio, CF4210221 .240
Hanley Ramirez, 3B5213122 .198
Greg Dobbs, LF-1B6111011 .250
Omar Infante, 2B5132110 .325
Giancarlo Stanton, RF3112310 .270
Gaby Sanchez, 1B4000014 .190
    Ryan Webb, P0000000 .000
    Randy Choate, P0000000 .000
    Heath Bell, P0000000 .000
   a- Logan Morrison, PH0000100 .273
    Donnie Murphy, PR0000000 .176
    Steve Cishek, P1000002 .000
Brett Hayes, C6000035 .300
Josh Johnson, P1000010 .000
    Dan Jennings, P1000000 .000
    Chad Gaudin, P1000010 .000
    Bryan Petersen, LF2000010 .000
a-walked for Bell in the 10th
2B - Jose Reyes (7, Bass), Omar Infante (7, Spence)
HR - Hanley Ramirez (5, Bass), Giancarlo Stanton (4, Bass)
RBI - Hanley Ramirez 3 (19), Greg Dobbs (3), Omar Infante 2 (10), Giancarlo Stanton 2 (13)
2-OUT RBI - Greg Dobbs (1), Omar Infante (2)
SB - Emilio Bonifacio (13, 2nd base off Gregerson/Hundley), Omar Infante (1, 2nd base off Bass/Hundley)
PK - Jose Reyes (1, Brach)
Team LOB - 8
Outfield Assists - Giancarlo Stanton 1
DP - Stanton-H. Ramirez
Miami Marlins
Josh Johnson 2.2666310 6.61
Dan Jennings 0.2100100 0.00
Chad Gaudin 2.2411030 0.82
Ryan Webb (H,3) 0.2100020 2.77
Randy Choate (H,4) 1.1000110 1.29
Heath Bell (BS,4) 1211210 11.42
Steve Cishek (W,4-0) 3100230 0.63
IBB - Parrino by Heath Bell, by Kotsay, Parrino by Steve Cishek
HBP - Headley (by Josh Johnson)
WP - Randy Choate 2 (2)
Pitches-Strikes - Josh Johnson 67-38, Dan Jennings 16-8, Chad Gaudin 41-29, Ryan Webb 11-7, Randy Choate 15-9, Heath Bell 33-16, Steve Cishek 52-29
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Josh Johnson 3-4, Dan Jennings 2-0, Chad Gaudin 2-2, Randy Choate 3-0, Heath Bell 2-0, Steve Cishek 3-3
Batters Faced - Josh Johnson 18, Dan Jennings 4, Chad Gaudin 11, Ryan Webb 3, Randy Choate 5, Heath Bell 7, Steve Cishek 12
San Diego Padres
Will Venable, RF2110200 .250
   a- Chris Denorfia, PH-RF2000113 .308
Mark Kotsay, LF5021105 .308
    Huston Street, P0000000 .000
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    Blake Tekotte, PR0000000 .000
Nick Hundley, C7111025 .200
Orlando Hudson, 2B4111024 .212
    Andrew Cashner, P0000000 .000
    Joe Thatcher, P0000000 .000
    Dale Thayer, P0000000 .000
   c- Jesus Guzman, PH-LF3110001 .222
Cameron Maybin, CF4111210 .202
Jason Bartlett, SS3100120 .156
Anthony Bass, P3123000 .200
    Luke Gregerson, P0000000 .000
    Andy Parrino, 2B1010200 .227
a-walked (wild pitch) for Venable in the 7th
b-grounded out for Brach in the 11th
c-doubled for Thayer in the 9th
2B - Chase Headley (7, Johnson), Yonder Alonso 2 (9, Jennings, Gaudin), Nick Hundley (3, Johnson), Jesus Guzman (6, Bell), Cameron Maybin (3, Bell)
3B - Anthony Bass (1, Johnson)
SH - Jason Bartlett 2 (2)
RBI - Mark Kotsay (6), Chase Headley (15), Nick Hundley (12), Orlando Hudson (8), Cameron Maybin (9), Anthony Bass 3 (3)
2-OUT RBI - Mark Kotsay (1), Nick Hundley (9), Orlando Hudson (4), Anthony Bass 3 (3)
SB - Blake Tekotte (1, 2nd base off Cishek/Hayes), Orlando Hudson (2, 2nd base off Johnson/Hayes)
Team LOB - 16
San Diego Padres
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Luke Gregerson (BS,1) 0.2122100 3.00
Andrew Cashner 0.1100100 2.08
Joe Thatcher 1000010 3.86
Dale Thayer 1000010 0.00
Huston Street 0.2000110 0.93
Brad Brach 1.1000120 4.05
Josh Spence (L,0-1) 1111220 5.40
IBB - Stanton by Josh Spence
WP - Anthony Bass 2 (2)
Pitches-Strikes - Anthony Bass 104-64, Luke Gregerson 13-7, Andrew Cashner 17-11, Joe Thatcher 7-4, Dale Thayer 10-8, Huston Street 15-8, Brad Brach 18-11, Josh Spence 23-12
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Anthony Bass 8-3, Joe Thatcher 2-0, Dale Thayer 1-1, Huston Street 1-0, Josh Spence 1-0
Batters Faced - Anthony Bass 27, Luke Gregerson 4, Andrew Cashner 3, Joe Thatcher 3, Dale Thayer 3, Huston Street 3, Brad Brach 4, Josh Spence 6
Game Information
Attendance - 29201
Game Time - 4:45
Temperature - 64
Umpires - Home - Adrian Johnson, First Base - Gary Cederstrom, Second Base - Lance Barksdale, Third Base - Field Culbreth