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Phillies Vs. Marlins Recap: Giancarlo Stanton And Hanley Ramirez Power Miami To Victory Sunday

Ricky Nolasco was able to break his string of winless starts thanks to Giancarlo Stanton and Hanley Ramirez hitting home runs in the Miami Marlins' 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

Nolasco went seven innings allowing five hits and two earned runs while striking out six and not walking a single batter.

The Phillies were able to jump out to a quick 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Hunter Pence hit into an RBI groundout. The Marlins answered in the bottom of the second when Omar Infante and John Buck hit back-to-back RBI doubles. Stanton's solo home run in the third made the score 3-1.

After Juan Pierre scored on a wild pitch in the top of the sixth, the Marlins were able to put the game away when Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth.

Phillies startere Joe Blanton went six innings, allowing six hits and three earned runs while walking two and striking out seven.

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