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Philadelphia at Miami

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Philadelphia (20-23)2001000205140
Miami (24-23) «20120144x14141

Marlins 14, Phillies 5

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MIAMI -- Marcell Ozuna came into Wednesday night's game mired in a slump.

He was 3 for 24 in the previous nine games, but hit a grand slam and knocked in five runs to help power the Miami Marlins past the Philadelphia Phillies 14-5.

"He needed that," Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. "He needed to lock it in and have a couple good at-bats. He's definitely had some struggles this month. ... Hopefully this is a spark for him and a spark for us."

Christian Yelich, Garrett Jones and Jarrod Saltalamacchia each drove in two runs for the Marlins, who have the best home record (18-6) in baseball.

Nathan Eovaldi (3-2) allowed three runs -- one earned -- and 10 hits in six innings to pick up the victory.

"I felt command," Eovaldi said. "I had better command of my fastball this outing and I was able to make the big pitches when I needed to."

Ozuna's first career grand slam and seventh home run of the season broke the game open in the seventh inning. Miami led 6-3 with two outs before Jeff Manship loaded the bases and Ozuna smacked a pitch over the left-field wall for a 10-3 lead.

"When I saw the pitch, I said, 'I got it. Let me not make a mistake. Just make contact,' " Ozuna said.

Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick (0-5) came into the game with a 10-game winning streak against the Marlins, but lost his 10th consecutive game overall. Kendrick allowed six runs in 5 2/3 innings.

"I wasn't good at all, falling behind in counts, missing over the plate, my fastball command wasn't very good," Kendrick said. "Guys scored runs and I gave it right back to them and that's what's frustrating."

Domonic Brown had a home run and three RBI for the Phillies, who had their three-game winning streak snapped.

Brown's two-run home run pulled Philadelphia within 10-5, but Miami scored four runs in the eighth to post their highest run total of the season.

Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton came up with a pivotal defensive play in the fifth inning. With the bases loaded and the Marlins holding onto a 5-3 lead, Cody Asche hit a line drive to the right-center field gap that looked as if it would clear the bases. Stanton raced to his right making a diving back-handed catch to end the inning.

"The great catch in right-center field was a game-changing play," Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said. "That was potentially a 6-5 lead and a whole different type of a game."

The Phillies scored two unearned runs in the first and the Marlins responded with two in the bottom half.

After Stanton drove in a run on a ground out to give Miami a 3-2 lead, Tony Gwynn, Jr. singled to tie the game at 3 in the fourth for Philadelphia.

Miami took the lead for good in the bottom of the fourth on RBI singles by Ozuna and Yelich for a 5-3 advantage.

Notes

After the game the Marlins optioned RHP Anthony DeSclafani to Triple-A New Orleans. LHP Randy Wolf (0-0, 1.80) will take DeSclafani's spot in the rotation and start Sunday against Milwaukee. ... The Marlins are averaging 6.0 runs at home compared to 3.4 on the road. ... Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins tied Richie Ashburn (2,217) for the second-most hits in franchise history. ... Kendrick's 10-game winning streak against the Marlins was the longest active streak by any pitcher in MLB against one team. ... Philadelphia will send LHP Cole Hamels (1-2, 4.40) to the mound in Thursday's series finale against Marlins RHP Henderson Alvarez (2-3, 3.62).

 
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Players of the Game
Miami

C. Yelich
AB 6
R 1
H 3
HR 0
RBI 2
Miami

M. Ozuna
AB 4
R 2
H 2
HR 1
RBI 5
 
Philadelphia Phillies
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jimmy Rollins, SS4020001 .275
   a-Cesar Hernandez, PH-2B1000001 .211
Carlos Ruiz, C4100013 .266
Chase Utley, 2B4010003 .333
   Reid Brignac, SS1010000 .200
Ryan Howard, 1B4111012 .242
   Darin Ruf, 1B1000001 .000
Marlon Byrd, RF3121111 .299
   John Mayberry Jr., RF1010000 .211
Cody Asche, 3B5120025 .259
Domonic Brown, LF4112000 .217
Tony Gwynn Jr., CF3021100 .203
Kyle Kendrick, P3010002 .105
   Mario Hollands, P0000000 .000
   Jeff Manship, P0000000 .000
   b-Ben Revere, PH1000001 .266
   Luis Garcia, P0000000 .000
Totals39514525  
a-grounded out for Rollins in the 8th
b-flied out for Manship in the 8th
Batting
2B - Jimmy Rollins (6, Eovaldi), Ryan Howard (7, Eovaldi), John Mayberry Jr. (4, Slowey)
HR - Domonic Brown (3, Capps)
RBI - Ryan Howard (24), Marlon Byrd (27), Domonic Brown 2 (22), Tony Gwynn Jr. (3)
2-OUT RBI - Ryan Howard (11), Marlon Byrd (12)
SB - Tony Gwynn Jr. (2, 2nd base off Capps/Saltalamacchia)
Team LOB - 10
Philadelphia Phillies
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kyle Kendrick (L,0-5) 5.2766230 4.53
Mario Hollands 0.1100000 4.11
Jeff Manship 1344101 7.50
Luis Garcia 1344420 15.75
WP - Luis Garcia (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Kyle Kendrick 99-60, Mario Hollands 7-4, Jeff Manship 31-18, Luis Garcia 49-23
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Kyle Kendrick 10-5, Mario Hollands 1-0, Jeff Manship 1-2, Luis Garcia 1-0
Batters Faced - Kyle Kendrick 27, Mario Hollands 2, Jeff Manship 7, Luis Garcia 10
Miami Marlins
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Christian Yelich, LF6132013 .261
Derek Dietrich, 2B4320114 .250
Giancarlo Stanton, RF4101115 .305
Casey McGehee, 3B4111100 .294
Garrett Jones, 1B3322110 .280
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C4112112 .267
   Jeff Mathis, C0000000 .300
Ed Lucas, SS4220100 .303
Marcell Ozuna, CF4225101 .255
Nathan Eovaldi, P1000000 .111
   a-Reed Johnson, PH1000000 .306
   Mike Dunn, P0000000 .000
   b-Jeff Baker, PH1000000 .229
   Carter Capps, P0000000 .000
   c-Donovan Solano, PH1011000 .219
   Kevin Slowey, P0000000 .000
Totals3714141475  
a-grounded out for Eovaldi in the 6th
b-flied out for Dunn in the 7th
c-singled for Capps in the 8th
Batting
2B - Derek Dietrich (5, Kendrick), Garrett Jones (13, Kendrick)
3B - Christian Yelich (4, Hollands), Derek Dietrich (1, Kendrick)
HR - Marcell Ozuna (7, Manship)
SF - Garrett Jones (3)
SH - Nathan Eovaldi (3)
RBI - Christian Yelich 2 (17), Giancarlo Stanton (44), Casey McGehee (30), Garrett Jones 2 (23), Jarrod Saltalamacchia 2 (16), Marcell Ozuna 5 (28), Donovan Solano (2)
2-OUT RBI - Christian Yelich (8), Marcell Ozuna 4 (15), Donovan Solano (1)
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
DP - Dietrich-Lucas-G. Jones, Dietrich-Lucas-G. Jones-Eovaldi-Lucas-G. Jones, Dietrich-Lucas-G. Jones-Eovaldi-Lucas-G. Jones-McGehee-Dietrich-G. Jones
E - Garrett Jones (5, Missed catch of throw)
Miami Marlins
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Nathan Eovaldi (W,3-2) 61031120 3.41
Mike Dunn (H,5) 1000020 3.93
Carter Capps 1222101 2.45
Kevin Slowey 1200010 5.14
HBP - Ruiz (by Mike Dunn)
Pitches-Strikes - Nathan Eovaldi 110-74, Mike Dunn 20-14, Carter Capps 22-12, Kevin Slowey 15-11
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Nathan Eovaldi 9-6, Carter Capps 1-2, Kevin Slowey 1-0
Batters Faced - Nathan Eovaldi 28, Mike Dunn 4, Carter Capps 6, Kevin Slowey 4
Game Information
Attendance - 18257
Game Time - 3:39
Temperature - 78
Umpires - Home - Mark Carlson, First Base - Ted Barrett, Second Base - Paul Schrieber, Third Base - Will Little