Stanton homers twice to lift Marlins over Phillies in 10 innings


MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton homered twice and Dee Gordon hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning that sent the Miami Marlins over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Monday night.

Justin Bour also homered for the Marlins, who ended a three-game losing streak. Philadelphia has dropped eight of 10.

Derek Dietrich got it started in the 10th with a one-out triple off the glove of right fielder Ty Kelly. The next two batters were intentionally walked by Mark Leiter Jr. (1-2) to load the bases.

After pinch-hitter A.J. Ellis grounded into a forceout at the plate, Gordon lined a single to right-centre for the Marlins’ fourth walk-off win of the season.

Drew Steckenrider (1-1) pitched a scoreless 10th.

The Marlins nearly won in the ninth after loading the bases with one out. After Christian Yelich struck out, Marcell Ozuna hit a liner off the leg off reliever Hector Neris, and the ball rolled right to first baseman Tommy Joseph.

Nick Williams hit a two-run double during a four-run third that put the Phillies ahead 4-2.

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Source:: Sportsnet.ca – Sport

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