Philadelphia Falls 5-1 Against Miami - Game Recap
Philadelphia dropped a 5-1 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday as Miami legged out a win behind winning pitcher Carlos Zambrano.
Miami won as a -108 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Miami got 7 2/3 innings from Carlos Zambrano, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Marlins got 2 RBIs from Jose Reyes in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Juan Pierre in a losing cause.
Miami outhit their counterparts 12-6 in the game.
Heath Bell pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Los Angeles.