Phillies 4, Marlins 3
Game 31 - Saturday Night, May 7th in Miami
Record - 17-14, 3rd place, 2 1/2 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: The Phillies scored three times in the eighth inning to defeat the Marlins, 4-3.
What It Means: The come from behind win snapped a three-game losing streak.
What Happened: The Phillies' fourth and ultimately their winning run scored when first baseman Chris Johnson dropped the ball on what should have been an inning-ended double play. Odubel Herrera and Cesar Hernandez contributed RBI singles in the eighth, made possible by Andres Blanco's pinch-double after a 12-pitch at-bat.
Featured Card: Thanks to everyone who sent along well wishes recently. I'm confident that everything is going to get back on track and I look forward to returning to the welcome routine of daily posting. Bob Dernier approves.
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