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A Long Rain Delay Didn’t Stop Marlins From Beating the Cards
- Updated: March 11, 2012
After a rain delay that lasted 1 hour and 49 minutes that started in the fifth inning at Roger Dean Stadium, the Miami Marlins were still able to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 3 to 1 on the first televised game.
Josh Johnson was the starter for the fish. He pitched 2 1/3 innings 0 earn runs, 3 strike outs and 2 walks in 51 pitches.
A total of 7 pitchers pitched against the Cardinals, including Josh Johnson. Only giving up one run, which came in the 5th.
Omar Infante hit an unexpected home run to left field of Cards starting pitcher Kyle Lohse in the first inning. Later in the 5th, Jeff Dominguez hit a double to right as he scored Donovan Solano to put the Marlins back in front. On the next at bat, same inning, Marlins catcher John Buck hit a line drive to left and scored Jeff Dominguez.
Next Game: Marlins will travel to Port St. Lucie to face the New York Mets. Jose Reyes and Omar Infante will not travel with the Marlins for this game.