Nationals Can’t Hold On, Marlins Rally
The Nationals lost another one, this time to the Marlins tonight. The Marlins pulled off a rally in the late innings of the game, winning eight to five. The win will be credited to Jarlin Garcia, his third of the season. The loss went to Koda Glover, his third of the year. The save went to Adam Conley, his third of the year. With this loss, the Nationals are now 76-75.
The scoring started off with the Nats in the first, when Spencer Kieboom reached on a throwing error that scored Anthony Rendon. The Nats would score again in the third, first on Victor Robles’ first career home run, a 427 ft. bomb, which scored one. Then, Rendon would hit a two run home run, his twenty first of the season. The Marlins would strike first in the fifth on a double by Starlin Castro that scored Austin Dean and Magneuris Sierra. Sierra would tie the game at four in the bottom of the sixth on a two-run single that scored Lewis Brinson and Miguel Rojas. The Marlins would take the lead when Jimmy Cordero balked, scoring Austin Dean. Trea Turner’s forceout at second which had sacrificed Robles scored in Adam Eaton, tying the game at five in the seventh. The Marlins retook the lead in the bottom of the seventh, on a single by Brinson that scored J.T. Realmuto. They made it seven to five on a sacrifice fly by Rojas. The final run was scored in the bottom of the eighth on a Starlin Castro homer.