WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — It took a historic day at the plate for the Miami Marlins to finally get over the hump against the Washington Nationals.READ MORE: Florida Unemployment Rate Inches Down
J.T. Realmuto had a career-high five hits and drove in three runs, Martin Prado got four hits and the Marlins defeated Washington 10-2 on Sunday to snap a 14-game losing streak to the Nationals.
Miami piled up a season-high 22 hits, the first 19 of which were singles, and salvaged the finale of a four-game series.
Leading 4-2, the Marlins got run-scoring singles from Derek Dietrich and Realmuto in the seventh. Justin Bour added a two-run double in a four-run ninth.
Adam Conley (3-1) pitched two scoreless innings of relief for the win.
Mark Reynolds, given a start at third base by the Nationals after his 10-RBI game Saturday night, went 2 for 4 with a walk. He also pitched one-third of an inning, retiring the only batter he faced in the ninth.
Daniel Murphy drove in both Washington runs with a single and a sacrifice fly.
Realmuto’s two-run single capped a three-run second.
Neither starting pitcher recorded a 1-2-3 inning or made it past the fourth.
Washington’s Tanner Roark (3-11) hasn’t won since June 6. He allowed four runs, 10 hits, three walks and hit two batters over four innings.READ MORE: Police: 2 Caught On Camera Illegally Dumping Oil Down Storm Drain In Miami
Trevor Richards was slightly better. Lifted with two outs and the bases loaded in the fourth, he gave up two runs on four hits and seven walks.
FLIPPING IS OUT
Nationals manager Dave Martinez said he spoke with catcher Pedro Severino, who flipped his bat after hitting his second homer of the season Saturday night. “Yeah, I’m not a big fan of that. I get these guys who hit a lot of home runs, whatever,” he said. “But when you have two, the bat flip doesn’t play.”
Marlins: Dietrich crashed into the wall in left-center after making an inning-ending catch in the third. He remained down on his back momentarily but then jogged off the field.
Nationals: LHP Sean Doolittle has a strained toe and Martinez wasn’t sure of his availability Sunday. . With some minor leagues beginning their All-Star breaks Monday, the team is still trying to determine where RHP Stephen Strasburg (shoulder inflammation) will pitch his rehab game Tuesday. . C Matt Wieters played five innings and went 0 for 2 with a walk in his second rehab game at Double-A Harrisburg.
Marlins: RHP Jose Urena (2-9, 4.18 ERA) starts the opener of a three-game series against visiting Milwaukee on Monday night. He is 0-0 with a 6.35 ERA in six games — two starts — vs. the Brewers.
Nationals: Rookie RHP Jefry Rodriguez (0-0, 5.52) makes his third start Monday night when the Nationals open a three-game series at Pittsburgh.MORE NEWS: FDA Rejects Pfizer Application For COVID Booster Shots
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