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Astros Vs. Marlins Score: Houston Holds 3-2 Lead

The Houston Astros have the upper hand halfway through their rubber match with the Florida Marlins, as they lead 3-2 after five innings at Marlins Park

Omar Infante opened the scoring with his fourth home run of the season in the bottom of the second to put the Marlins up 1-0. Houston would answer with a run in the third inning and two in the fourth. A Logan Morrison RBI single in the bottom of the fourth cut the deficit to 3-2. In the bottom of the fifth, Marlins pitcher Annibal Sanchez hit a one-out triple but was not able to score.

J.A. Happ has pitched well for Houston, striking out seven batters in five innings. His mound opponent, Anibal Sanchez has been able to strike out five Astros in his five innings of work.

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