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7 - 3
42-62

Game Story

The Miami Marlins know what they need to do to get back into the National League postseason picture. With timely hitting and good pitching, the Marlins are one win away from sweeping the slumping Houston Astros. Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run double, and Jordany Valdespin added a two-run home...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Mia 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 9 0
Hou 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 12 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Miami
Casey McGehee singled to center, Christian Yelich scored
MIA 1 - HOU 0
Bottom 1st: Houston
Jason Castro homered to deep right, Chris Carter scored
MIA 1 - HOU 2
Top 2nd: Miami
Christian Yelich singled to shallow left, Jarrod Saltalamacchia scored, Dónovan Solano to third, Adeiny Hechavarria to second
MIA 2 - HOU 2
Giancarlo Stanton doubled to left center, Dónovan Solano, Adeiny Hechavarria and Christian Yelich scored
MIA 5 - HOU 2
Bottom 5th: Houston
Chris Carter singled to shallow center, José Altuve scored, Marwin González to second
MIA 5 - HOU 3
Top 9th: Miami
Jordany Valdespín homered to left, Adeiny Hechavarria scored
MIA 7 - HOU 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Miami

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Christian YelichLF 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 .280
Jordany ValdespínCF-RF 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 4 .238
Giancarlo StantonDH 4 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 .295
Casey McGehee3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .312
Garrett Jones1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .252
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .230
Reed JohnsonRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .234
Marcell OzunaCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Dónovan Solano2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266
Adeiny HechavarriaSS 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 .272
Totals 36 7 9 7 1 4 8 2 14
Batting
2B - G Stanton (24, J Cosart); D Solano (5, J Cosart)
HR - J Valdespin (1, 9th inning off C Qualls 1 on, 1 Out)
S - J Valdespin
RBI - C Yelich (35), J Valdespin 2 (2), G Stanton 3 (69), C McGehee (58)
2-out RBI - G Stanton 3, C McGehee
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Valdespin 1, C McGehee 3
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - C Yelich (13, 2nd base off D Downs/J Castro), A Hechavarria (7, 2nd base off C Qualls/J Castro)
Fielding
DP - 1 (D Solano-A Hechavarria-G Jones)

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
José Altuve2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .340
Marwin GonzálezSS 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .275
Chris CarterDH 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .215
Jason CastroC 5 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 4 .229
Matt Domínguez3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .232
Jon Singleton1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .174
Marc KraussLF 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189
Jesús GuzmánPH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
Kike HernándezCF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .279
Robbie GrossmanRF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .196
Totals 38 3 12 3 1 2 6 0 19
Batting
2B - M Krauss (4, T Koehler); K Hernandez (3, T Koehler)
HR - J Castro (9, 1st inning off T Koehler 1 on, 2 Out)
RBI - C Carter (46), J Castro 2 (38)
2-out RBI - J Castro 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Altuve 1, J Castro 1, M Dominguez 2, R Grossman 2
GIDP - M Dominguez
Team LOB - 10
Fielding
E - M Gonzalez (5, field)

Pitching

Miami

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tom Koehler(W, 7-7) 5.0 9 3 3 0 2 1 1.25 3.91
Dan Jennings(HLD, 2) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.48 1.21
A.J. Ramos(HLD, 13) 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.32 1.98
Mike Dunn(HLD, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.30 3.99
Chris Hatcher 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.22 3.26

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jarred Cosart(L, 9-7) 5.2 7 5 5 4 4 0 1.46 4.41
Darin Downs 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.42 4.97
José Veras 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.45 3.48
Tony Sipp 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.79 2.37
Chad Qualls 0.2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1.06 2.00
Jake Buchanan 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.00 7.00
Pitching
WP - A Ramos, J Cosart
IBB - G Stanton (by J Cosart)
Pitches-strikes - T Koehler 71-48; D Jennings 11-6; A Ramos 27-17; M Dunn 21-13; C Hatcher 20-15; J Cosart 112-71; D Downs 4-3; J Veras 13-9; T Sipp 12-8; C Qualls 15-12; J Buchanan 3-2
Ground balls-fly balls - T Koehler 7-8; D Jennings 1-1; A Ramos 3-1; M Dunn 2-0; C Hatcher 2-1; J Cosart 12-6; D Downs 1-0; J Veras 1-0; T Sipp 2-0; C Qualls 3-1; J Buchanan 0-0
Batters faced - T Koehler 23; D Jennings 2; A Ramos 7; M Dunn 4; C Hatcher 4; J Cosart 28; D Downs 1; J Veras 3; T Sipp 3; C Qualls 5; J Buchanan 1
Game Details
Game Time: 3:29.
Umpires: HP--Pat Hoberg. 1B--Todd Tichenor. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, dome or roof closed.
Attendance: 28,968.