The sliding Atlanta Braves stumbled again Monday night, losing 6-5 to the Florida Marlins on Omar Infante’s game-ending two-run homer.
An intentional walk to Ryan Howard with a runner at first backfired when the next four hitters singled, and the Philadelphia Phillies went on to drub the Florida Marlins 14-2 on Tuesday night.
Cole Hamels pitched seven dominant innings to become the NL’s second nine-game winner, Domonic Brown hit two of Philadelphia’s season-high five homers, and the Phillies beat the Florida Marlins 9-1 on Tuesday night.
In a matchup of aces, Roy Halladay’s walk to Josh Johnson proved pivotal.
The Florida Marlins will look to bounce back from a series-opening loss to the NL East leading Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night by sending ace Josh Johnson out to try and shut down the Phillies bats.