Miami got their first win of the season on Saturday night, defeating the Cincinnati Reds by a score of 8-3 at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati.
Trailing 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning, the Marlins' Omar Infante homered to tie the game. Giancarlo Stanton added a two-run single in the same inning which gave the Marlins a 4-2 lead. Stanton finished with three hits on the night, driving in three runs in total. Hanley Ramirez and John Buck also homered for Miami, as they pounded out twelve hits against the Reds after being held to one run and a total of seven hits in their first two games of the season.
Ricky Nolasco (1-0) picked up the victory for the Marlins (1-2), giving up six hits and three earned runs in eight innings. Miami will go for the split tomorrow when the play the Reds in the final game of this opening four-game series.
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