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Miami at Los Angeles

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Marlins 13, Dodgers 3

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LOS ANGELES -- Anthony DeSclafani leaned back against a wall outside the Miami Marlins' clubhouse, his face still dripping from sweat and a dazed look on his face as he juggled his emotions and dissected an experience that comes only once in every big league pitcher's life.

His first big-league game and first victory.

Ed Lucas hit a home run for Miami during a six-run second inning in which second baseman Dee Gordon's fielding error led to five unearned runs, and the Marlins scored another six runs two innings later to rout the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-3 on Wednesday night and snap a five-game losing streak.

DeSclafani, the Marlins' minor-league pitcher of the year last season, struck out seven and had a single and drove in two runs. He was 3-4 with a 4.19 ERA in eight starts at Double-A Jacksonville.

"When I got the phone call, I took a big gulp and I couldn't even breathe," DeSclafani said. "It hasn't sunk in. I mean, it's such an unreal moment. I can't believe I got the win, can't believe I'm in L.A., and that I'm pitching against the Dodgers.

"It still hasn't hit me. I can't believe I was facing the Dodger lineup, going from Jacksonville to the big leagues. I wasn't expecting a callup. I was just trying to control my nerves. It was cool to throw the way I did, get a win and get the Marlins a win."

DeSclafani allowed two runs and seven hits over six innings after getting staked to a 12-0 lead.

"Run support obviously helps," he said. "But I was just so focused on trying to pound the strike zone, make sure I made quality pitches and didn't let anything get away from me."

Reed Johnson had a two-run homer and Jeff Mathis added a three-run shot in support of DeSclafani, a 24-year-old right-hander who was inserted into the rotation after Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was placed on the disabled list on Monday with a torn ligament in his elbow and became another high-profile candidate for Tommy John surgery.

Randy Wolf allowed one run over the final three innings for the save, the same day the 37-year-old left-hander exercised the out clause in his minor-league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks and signed a one-year deal with the Marlins.

Paul Maholm (1-4) was charged with 10 runs -- five earned -- and 11 hits in 3 2/3 innings. Batterymate A.J. Ellis, reinstated from the disabled list after missing 34 games because of an injured left knee that required arthroscopic surgery, was 0 for 4 in his eighth game of the season.

Yasiel Puig drove in the Dodgers' first run with a double in the fifth, extending his career-best hitting streak to 14 games. Carl Crawford homered and Andre Ethier had an RBI single for Los Angeles.

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly used five relievers and didn't want to waste another one in the ninth, so catcher Drew Butera came in to pitch in a major league game for the second time in his career and set the Marlins down 1-2-3 -- finishing up by striking out Marcell Ozuna.

Butera's other appearance as a pitcher was May 20, 2012, for Minnesota at Milwaukee, when he threw a scoreless inning.

"It was very similar. I was a nervous wreck," Butera said. "We were down, obviously, and it's not a situation we wanted to be in. Donnie asked me if I wouldn't mind doing it, and I said, 'Sure. Anything to help the team.' He asked me if I had ever pitcher before and I told him I had."

The Marlins' second-inning rally began with Johnson's single and a bunt hit to the left side by Garrett Jones with the Dodgers' infield defense overshifting the other way. A one-out single by Mathis loaded the bases for DeSclafani in his first big league plate appearance, and two runs scored when Gordon misplayed his grounder.

Yelish followed with a sacrifice fly, and Lucas drove a 2-2 pitch barely over the fence in left for his fifth big league homer and first this season. Giancarlo Stanton, whose three hits extended his hitting streak to 16 games, doubled over Crawford's head in left and came all the way home when Jeff Baker beat out an infield dribbler for Miami's sixth hit of the inning.

Gordon's error was the Dodgers' 36th in 42 games this season, accounting for 24 unearned runs -- tying them with Cleveland for second-most allowed in the majors behind Philadelphia's 28.

Notes

According to Scott Boras, the agent for Fernandez, his client has yet to commit to Tommy John surgery -- which team physician Lee Kaplan recommended on Tuesday to repair the torn ligament in the 21-year-old's right elbow. "I think he's got to walk through some steps before he makes a decision," Boras said. ... Wolf, a 14-year veteran who missed the entire 2013 season recovering from Tommy John surgery, hadn't pitched off a major-league mound since Sept. 22, 2012. He began this season with Arizona's Triple-A Reno club, going 5-1 with a 4.50 ERA in six starts.

 
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Players of the Game
Miami

J. Mathis
AB 4
R 2
H 2
HR 1
RBI 3
Los Angeles

C. Crawford
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 1
 
Miami Marlins
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Christian Yelich, CF3111202 .273
Ed Lucas, 3B-SS6222024 .280
Giancarlo Stanton, RF3130100 .325
   a-Marcell Ozuna, PH-RF2000020 .259
Jeff Baker, 2B-3B4021101 .227
Reed Johnson, LF5222003 .340
Garrett Jones, 1B4320101 .248
Adeiny Hechavarria, SS4120002 .272
   b-Donovan Solano, PH-2B1000000 .207
Jeff Mathis, C4223102 .269
Anthony DeSclafani, P4112001 .250
   Randy Wolf, P1000000 .000
Totals4113171164  
a-struck out for Stanton in the 7th
b-grounded out for Hechavarria in the 8th
Batting
2B - Giancarlo Stanton (12, Maholm), Garrett Jones (9, Maholm)
HR - Ed Lucas (1, Maholm), Reed Johnson (2, Maholm), Jeff Mathis (2, Perez)
SF - Christian Yelich (1)
RBI - Christian Yelich (13), Ed Lucas 2 (3), Jeff Baker (8), Reed Johnson 2 (10), Jeff Mathis 3 (4), Anthony DeSclafani 2 (2)
2-OUT RBI - Ed Lucas 2 (3), Jeff Baker (3), Reed Johnson 2 (6), Jeff Mathis 3 (4)
Team LOB - 8
Miami Marlins
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Anthony DeSclafani (W,1-0) 6722171 3.00
Randy Wolf (S,1) 3311030 3.00
Pitches-Strikes - Anthony DeSclafani 93-66, Randy Wolf 43-29
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Anthony DeSclafani 6-5, Randy Wolf 4-2
Batters Faced - Anthony DeSclafani 26, Randy Wolf 12
Los Angeles (N.L.) Dodgers
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dee Gordon, 2B5010011 .318
Yasiel Puig, RF4011101 .324
Hanley Ramirez, SS3000013 .252
   Chone Figgins, SS1110000 .222
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B3010022 .263
   Brian Wilson, P0000000 .000
   Brandon League, P0000000 .000
   Jamey Wright, P0000000 .000
   a-Drew Butera, PH-P1000011 .231
Andre Ethier, CF4011012 .259
Carl Crawford, LF4121010 .272
Justin Turner, 3B4020012 .222
A.J. Ellis, C4000013 .143
Paul Maholm, P1000001 .000
   Chris Perez, P0000000 .000
   Chris Withrow, P0000000 .000
   b-Juan Uribe, PH1110000 .311
   Scott Van Slyke, 1B2000010 .255
Totals373103110  
a-struck out for Wright in the 8th
b-doubled for Withrow in the 5th
Batting
2B - Yasiel Puig (8, DeSclafani), Chone Figgins (1, Wolf), Juan Uribe (10, DeSclafani)
HR - Carl Crawford (2, DeSclafani)
RBI - Yasiel Puig (31), Andre Ethier (18), Carl Crawford (10)
SB - Dee Gordon (25, 2nd base off DeSclafani/Mathis)
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
DP - Gordon-H. Ramirez-Gonzalez, Gordon-H. Ramirez-Gonzalez-Gordon-H. Ramirez-Gonzalez, Gordon-H. Ramirez-Gonzalez-Gordon-H. Ramirez-Gonzalez-Withrow-Ellis-Gonzalez
E - Dee Gordon (5, Misplayed grounder)
Los Angeles (N.L.) Dodgers
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Paul Maholm (L,1-4) 3.211105302 5.40
Chris Perez 0.1222001 4.24
Chris Withrow 1200110 0.95
Brian Wilson 1211110 10.22
Brandon League 1000110 1.59
Jamey Wright 1000000 2.82
Drew Butera 1000010 0.00
Pitches-Strikes - Paul Maholm 91-51, Chris Perez 12-7, Chris Withrow 22-13, Brian Wilson 22-12, Brandon League 14-9, Jamey Wright 9-6, Drew Butera 11-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Paul Maholm 7-3, Chris Perez 1-0, Chris Withrow 1-0, Brandon League 2-0, Jamey Wright 2-1, Drew Butera 1-1
Batters Faced - Paul Maholm 24, Chris Perez 3, Chris Withrow 5, Brian Wilson 6, Brandon League 4, Jamey Wright 3, Drew Butera 3
Game Information
Attendance - 39498
Game Time - 3:20
Temperature - 90
Umpires - Home - Scott Barry, First Base - Jeff Nelson, Second Base - Gerry Davis, Third Base - Laz Diaz