The Miami Marlins scored six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to make it difficult for the Philadelphia Phillies to comeback in the ninth. In that eighth inning the Marlins burned through three Phillies relievers starting with a RBI double by Giancarlo Stanton, and then a two-RBI single by pinch hitter Austin Kearns.
That made it 6-2 and then after a few more batters reached base, Bryan Petersen hit a two-RBI double to extend the Marlins lead to 8-2. The final run in the inning came on a RBI single by Gorkys Hernandez which scored Petersen.
The Phillies were shutout in the top of the ninth inning by Marlins relief pitcher Ryan Webb who pitched a perfect inning to end the game.
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