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Phillies Fall to Marlins, 3-2

Adeiny Hechavarria drove in three runs, including a go-ahead run in the eighth inning, to help the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies
Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies gloves the ball to first during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park in Miami. (Mike Ehrmann, Getty Images)

Hechavarria hit a two-run triple in the second before driving in the run that made it 3-2 on a fielder’s choice.

Justin Ruggiano walked and Placido Polanco singled for his third hit in the eighth off Ethan Martin (2-5) before Hechavarria hit a grounder to shortstop Jimmy Rollins, whose throw went wide of catcher Carlos Ruiz allowing Ruggiano to slide in safely.

Steve Cishek pitched the ninth for his 33rd save in 35 chances. It was Cishek’s 28th consecutive save setting the team record previously held by Todd Jones in 2005.

Chad Qualls (5-2) got the final out in the eighth to earn the victory.

Phillies starter Cole Hamels pitched six innings and allowed two runs. He struck out six as he reached 200 strikeouts (202) in a season for the third time in his career and the second consecutive season.

The 2008 World Series MVP finished his season with an 8-14 record and 3.60 ERA.

Brad Hand allowed two runs and seven hits in 6 1-3 innings for Miami.

Hechavarria hit a two-run triple in the second inning to deep center field over the head of Cesar Hernandez for a 2-0 lead.

Freddy Galvis, who had three hits, stroked an RBI single to pull the Phillies within 2-1 in the seventh, which ended Hand’s outing. Hernandez broke a 2-for-23 slump with an RBI single to tie the game at 2.

 

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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