The Miami Marlins won their second straight game on Thursday, preserving a series split against the Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-0 victory at Miller Park, thanks to a solid performance by Mark Buehrle on the mound. The Marlins' starter went 7.2 innings with eight strikeouts, no walks and no earned runs before he left the game.
Brewers starter Michael Fiers turned in a solid performance, but wasn't given any help by his offense or his bullpen. He went 7.1 innings with two earned runs. The first came in the 4th inning, when Logan Morrison drove in Carlos Lee with a single, and the second came on a fielder's choice in the 8th.
Jose Veras pitched in the top of the 9th for the Brewers, and killed his team's chances of a comeback when he gave up a two-run home run to pinch hitter Greg Dobbs. The Brewers couldn't get anything going in the bottom of the inning, as Heath Bell preserved the shutout for the Marlins.
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