Miami Marlins Philadelphia Phillies Game Ends in 6-5 Phillies Victory - Recap
Miami dropped a 6-5 decision at Marlins Park on Tuesday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher AJ Burnett.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
AJ Burnett earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 4, and allowing 3 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from John Mayberry in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Garrett Jones in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 8 hits, while Miami only had 6.
The game was closed out by Jon Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 2 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.