Marlins trim Brewers; clinch series

Marlins trim Brewers; clinch series

Josh Johnson belted a three-run homer in a four-run fourth inning Thursday, leading the Florida Marlins to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in the series finale.

Florida won the game as -170 favorites, while the seven runs went UNDER the game’s posted over/under (8.5).

John Baker singled in the other Marlins run. Johnson tossed 7 2-3 innings for the victory, allowing five hits and two runs. Matt Lindstrom threw a scoreless ninth to post his 11th save.

Prince Fielder went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and drove in all three runs for the Brewers. Dave Bush gave up seven hits and four runs over six innings in the loss.