The Miami Marlins rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Saturday, extending their winning streak to four games.
Luis Arraez hit a tiebreaking pinch-hit single in the seventh inning for the Marlins, who trailed 2-1 before scoring twice in the seventh.
Avisaíl García had two hits and Garrett Hampson homered for the Marlins.
Ryne Nelson (0-2) allowed two runs and four hits in six innings for the Diamondbacks.
The Diamondbacks took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a solo home run by Ketel Marte.
The Marlins tied it in the fifth inning on a solo home run by Hampson.
The Diamondbacks took a 2-1 lead in the sixth inning on a sacrifice fly by Daulton Varsho.
The Marlins rallied to win it in the seventh.
García led off with a double and scored on a one-out single by Jean Segura.
Segura advanced to third on a single by Nick Fortes and scored on Arraez’s single.
The Marlins had a chance to add more runs in the seventh, but they left the bases loaded.
The Diamondbacks had a chance to tie it in the ninth, but Romo struck out the side to secure the win.
The Marlins’ win was their fourth straight and they improved to 11-6 on the season. The Diamondbacks’ loss dropped them to 8-8.
The Marlins will try to complete the three-game sweep on Sunday.
Here are some additional details from the game:
- The Marlins’ bullpen was outstanding, pitching four scoreless innings.
- The Marlins’ offense was led by García, who had two hits and an RBI.
- The Diamondbacks’ pitching staff was solid, but they couldn’t hold on to a two-run lead.
- The Diamondbacks’ offense was held in check by the Marlins’ pitching staff.
The Marlins’ win was a good sign for them as they continue to build momentum early in the season. The Diamondbacks will need to find a way to score more runs if they want to turn things around.