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WASHINGTON -- It has been a disappointing season for the Marlins.
They opened a new ballpark in downtown Miami to less-than-capacity crowds, their huge expenditures on free agents haven't paid off, and they traded away slumping slugger Hanley Ramirez.
Even when the Marlins win, they don't have much fun.
With Josh Johnson one out away from a complete game, second baseman Emilio Bonifacio reinjured his left thumb on an infield hit, putting a damper on Miami's 5-2 win over the Washington Nationals that gave the Marlins a doubleheader split on Friday night.
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"Even though we won today, it's a very bad day for me," Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said.
Bonifacio missed 46 games after thumb surgery in May, and Guillen thinks Bonifacio will miss the remainder of the season.
"I don't think he comes back this year. In my mind, I think he is gone. It's the same hand," Guillen said.
Johnson (7-7), now 9-1 against Washington, fell one out short of his first complete game since April 26, 2010.
He gave up two runs -- one unearned -- struck out nine and didn't walk a batter. He also had two hits.
Steve Cishek struck out the only batter he faced for his sixth save in nine chances.
Johnson was rumored to be available in a trade, but stayed with Miami past the July 31 deadline.
"I go out there for my teammates. I am not trying to prove anything to anyone," Johnson said.
Lee drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the sixth off Gio Gonzalez (13-6) and added a third RBI when Reyes, who led off the eighth with a double, scored from second on Lee's grounder to short.
The Nationals still lead the NL East by two games over Atlanta and 14½ over fourth-place Miami.
"It doesn't matter if they're 20 or 30 games under .500, you have to beat that guy that day. No team is going to roll over and give anybody any easy wins," Washington third baseman Ryan Zimmerman said.
In the sixth, the Marlins scored three runs on five singles. Johnson singled with one out, and with two down, Donovan Solano singled, and Reyes had an infield single. Lee singled to center to score Johnson and Solano, and Greg Dobbs singled to drive in Reyes to make it 3-1.
Gonzalez worked a season-high eight innings, allowing four runs and nine hits. He struck out 10 and didn't walk a batter.
|Josh Johnson falls one out short of a complete game, allowing two runs and improving to 9-1 against the Nationals. (Getty Images)|
|Players of the Game|
|Emilio Bonifacio, 2B||5||0||1||1||0||1||2||.261|
|Scott Cousins, LF||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.161|
|Donovan Solano, 3B-2B||4||1||1||0||1||1||0||.282|
|Jose Reyes, SS||5||2||3||0||0||0||3||.284|
|Carlos Lee, 1B||4||0||1||3||0||0||1||.290|
|Greg Dobbs, LF-3B||4||0||2||1||0||1||0||.306|
|Austin Kearns, RF||3||0||0||0||0||2||3||.235|
|a- Bryan Petersen, PH-RF||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.169|
|Gorkys Hernandez, CF||3||1||0||0||1||2||0||.061|
|John Buck, C||4||0||1||0||0||1||1||.173|
|Josh Johnson, P||4||1||2||0||0||2||1||.088|
|Steve Cishek, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a-fouled out for Kearns in the 9th|
|2B - Jose Reyes (25, G. Gonzalez), John Buck (10, G. Gonzalez)|
|RBI - Emilio Bonifacio (11), Carlos Lee 3 (46), Greg Dobbs (24)|
|2-OUT RBI - Emilio Bonifacio (4), Carlos Lee 2 (16), Greg Dobbs (12)|
|SB - Emilio Bonifacio (30, 2nd base off Stammen/Leon)|
|Team LOB - 7|
|E - Emilio Bonifacio (4, Throwing), Jose Reyes (13, Throwing)|
|Josh Johnson (W,7-7)||8.2||5||2||1||0||9||0||3.85|
|Steve Cishek (S,6)||0.1||0||0||0||0||1||0||1.81|
|Pitches-Strikes - Josh Johnson 115-77, Steve Cishek 4-3|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Josh Johnson 6-12|
|Batters Faced - Josh Johnson 32, Steve Cishek 1|
|Stephen Lombardozzi, 2B||4||1||1||0||0||2||0||.262|
|Bryce Harper, RF||4||1||1||0||0||1||1||.258|
|Ryan Zimmerman, 3B||3||0||0||1||0||0||1||.276|
|Adam LaRoche, 1B||4||0||0||0||0||1||1||.273|
|Michael Morse, LF||4||0||2||0||0||0||0||.304|
|Danny Espinosa, SS||4||0||0||0||0||3||3||.239|
|Roger Bernadina, CF||3||0||1||0||0||0||1||.276|
|Sandy Leon, C||3||0||0||0||0||3||2||.250|
|Gio Gonzalez, P||2||0||0||0||0||0||2||.103|
|a- Chad Tracy, PH||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||.264|
|Craig Stammen, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a-grounded out for G. Gonzalez in the 8th|
|2B - Michael Morse (11, Johnson)|
|3B - Stephen Lombardozzi (2, Johnson)|
|SF - Ryan Zimmerman (2)|
|RBI - Ryan Zimmerman (56)|
|Team LOB - 4|
|DP - Espinosa-LaRoche|
|Gio Gonzalez (L,13-6)||8||9||4||4||0||10||0||3.34|
|Pitches-Strikes - Gio Gonzalez 101-76, Craig Stammen 25-14|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Gio Gonzalez 6-7|
|Batters Faced - Gio Gonzalez 32, Craig Stammen 7|
|Attendance - 32334|
|Game Time - 2:34|
|Temperature - 86|
|Umpires - Home - Adrian Johnson, First Base - Mike Muchlinski, Second Base - Field Culbreth, Third Base - Toby Basner|