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Recap: Marlins vs Brewers Game 4
- Updated: September 6, 2012
The Miami Marlins rallied early and had the lead for the entire game as they defeated the Milwaukee Brewers six to two.
Josh Johnson had a great outing as he tossed seven innings and allowed two runs on four hits with seven strikeouts. Johnson snapped a career-worst four-game losing streak with today’s win.
Donovan Solano put the Marlins on the board early as he batted an RBI single to center; Bryan Petersen scored. The rally didn’t stop there; Jose Reyes roped a double to left and Solano scored. Also, Greg Dobbs hit a sac fly that scored Reyes.
Later in the second inning, Donnie Murphy, who got a double, scored on a fielding error by Rickie Weeks.
The Brewers responded with a triple by Norichika Aoki and he scored on a sac fly by Ryan Braun.
So, the Marlins were leading by a pair of runs until the seventh inning when Johnson walked Jeff Bianchi and gave up a hit by Jean Segura. With runners on the corners and two outs, Norichika Aoki hit a sac fly, Jeff Bianchi scored but that ended the Brewers offense for this game.
In the eighth, Giancarlo Stanton led off the inning with a double. Gregg Dobbs brought Stanton in with a double. Two batters later, Donnie Murphy singled on a soft line drive to left field, Greg Dobbs scored.
Steve Cishek came into the game to try to end it, but with no save opportunity. Cishek, struck out the first batter, but the next hitter got a single. Cishek managed to get Norichika Aoki to ground out into the game ending double.
The Marlins tied up the series to two as they won six to two in the finale.
Next Game: The Marlins travel to Washington to face the first place Nationals. Jacob Turner (1-3) will be on the mound for the Fish. While the Nats will go with Stephan Strasburg (15-6).