Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The Miami Marlins will have to wait a bit longer before achieving their first series sweep of 2018.

Aaron Nola allowed four hits in 7 1/3 innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-0 victory over the Marlins on Wednesday night.

Cesar Hernandez led off the game with a home run and Maikel Franco had two doubles and drove in a run for the Phillies, who snapped a season-high, four-game losing streak.

Nola (4-1) retired 17 consecutive batters at one point. He walked one and struck out seven.

Jose Urena (0-5) remained winless in his last nine starts dating to last season despite allowing two runs, one earned, in seven innings.

The Marlins’ J.T. Realmuto extended his hitting streak to 11 games, tying a career high, with a single in the first inning. He is hitting .327 (17 for 52) over that span.

Nola allowed two baserunners in each of the first two innings before not allowing another until Lewis Brinson’s single in the eighth ended his outing.

The Phillies led 2-0 in the second on a throwing error by Urena. Franco drove in a run on a double and scored on a groundout by Pedro Florimon to push Philadelphia’s lead to 4-0 in the eighth.

The Phillies added two runs in the ninth to cap the scoring.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Phillies: IF Scott Kingery (biceps) was held out of the lineup after getting hit by a pitch in Tuesday’s game.

Marlins: 1B Justin Bour (back) returned to the starting lineup after pinch hitting the first two games of the series. He missed two games before his pinch-hit appearances.

UP NEXT

Phillies:  RHP Nick Pivetta (1-1, 3.27 ERA) starts Friday night at Washington. He has pitched at least five innings in each of his last five starts, going 1-1 with a 2.79 ERA.

Marlins: LHP Wei-Yin Chen (1-0, 1.69) starts Friday night at Cincinnati in the opener of a three-game series. He is making his second start of the season.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s