Miami vs Cleveland Wrap - Miami Wins 5-3
|Miami vs Cleveland Wrap - Miami Wins 5-3|
Miami got a 5-3 victory over Cleveland on Sunday, with Josh Johnson earning the victory and helping Marlins moneyline bettors cash out.
The Marlins were a +106 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Josh Johnson earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Hanley Ramirez in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Derek Lowe worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jose Lopez in a losing cause.
Miami outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Heath Bell who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Miami looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Colorado. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.