Marlins Vs. Phillies Recap: Hanley Ramirez Homers Twice As Miami Rallies For 5-4 Win In Game 2

The Miami Marlins rallied back from a 3-0 deficit for a 5-4 victory Saturday over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 2 of their three-game series at Citizens Bank Park. The Marlins scored five straight runs from the fourth to the seventh inning, three of which come off a pair of Hanley Ramirez home runs. Ricky Nolasco (6-3) pitched seven innings, giving up four earned runs (none after the third) off eight hits and two walks while striking out five.

The Phillies seemed poised to take a second straight win from the Marlins after Hunter Pence's solo home run in the third inning made the score 3-0 early on. Ramirez fired back with a solo shot in the fourth inning to put the Marlins on the board. Justin Ruggiano doubled in Logan Morrison later in the inning to bring Miami with one, 3-2. Ramirez' second home run in the sixth inning brought Omar Infante around home as well, giving the Marlins a 4-3 lead. Jose hit an RBI-double in the seventh to cap the Marlins' scoring at five runs.

Cole Hamels (8-2) took the loss for the Phillies after giving up five earned runs off seven hits and two walks through 6 2/3 innings. Both of Hamels' losses this year have come against the Marlins. Heath Bell earned his 11th save of the year for Miami.

Game 3 will pit Carlos Zambrano (3-3) against Joe Blanton (4-5) at 1:35 p.m. ET on Sunday.

For more news, analysis, and discussion on the Marlins, visit Fish Stripes. For all things Philadelphia Phillies baseball, please check out The Good Phight. And as always, please check out the SB Nation MLB Baseball hub page for more on this and every Major League series.

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