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MLB: Phillies grab second win of day over hurting Marlins

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The host Philadelphia Phillies got a pair of wins against the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon, finishing off a game that had to be resumed before going the traditional route.

In Sunday’s regularly-scheduled contest, the Phillies scored twice in the sixth inning and beat Miami 7-4 to give them three wins in the four-game series.

With the score tied at 4 in the sixth, Philadelphia scored a pair of runs off Miami reliever Anthony Bender (1-1).

With runners on the corners and no outs, Jean Segura broke the deadlock with a sacrifice fly to center. Andrew McCutchen’s grounder to shortstop Miguel Rojas was bobbled, allowing Brad Miller to score and give the Phillies a two-run lead.

The Phillies had a 2-0 advantage in the second after Ronald Torreyes scored on a ball that got past catcher Jorge Alfaro before J.T. Realmuto (3-for-5, 2 RBIs) drove in Luke Williams with a two-out single.

Miami got all of its runs in the third. Starling Marte got the first run in on a double, with Garrett Cooper tying the game with a sacrifice fly to right.

Adam Duvall (2-for-3, 2 RBIs) gave the Marlins a 4-2 lead with a home run to right that plated Marte.

Philadelphia tied the score in the fifth, getting solo home runs from McCutchen and Didi Gregorius.

Miami threatened in the eighth, loading the bases with two outs, but Bailey Falter struck out Monte Harrison to end it.

The Marlins may have lost one of their top young players for an extended period of time as rookie infielder Jazz Chisholm Jr. left the game with a left shoulder contusion.

Chisholm raced back to shallow right field to chase down a popup from Bryce Harper in the first inning. When he dove to try and catch it, Chisholm landed hard on his shoulder and came up in obvious pain.

Cooper, Miami’s first baseman, also left with an apparent left elbow injury in the eighth after Travis Jankowski collided with him beating out a bunt.

Jankowski later scored on a single by Realmuto for the game’s final run.

Earlier in the afternoon, Realmuto hit a two-run homer in the 10th to give the Phillies a 4-2 win in a game that was suspended Saturday night due to weather.

–Field Level Media

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