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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Aguilar Homers, Marlins beat Nets for 10th time in 11 games

WASHINGTON ( Associated Press) — Jesus Aguilar hit a two-run home run in the first innings and scored in the seventh, Daniel Castano scored his first win of the season and the Miami Marlins continued their 5-3 dominance over the Washington Nationals. saturday night win

The Marlins have won 10 of 11 games against the Nationals this season, but are 26-39 against everyone else.

Miami’s latest win came in a muddy game that included four throwing errors and some wild pitches. Washington’s Juan Soto also provided some holiday weekend fireworks with his 15th home run of the season.

Soto’s homer was the only earned run for Castano (1-1), solid hitting three and allowing four hits in more than five innings. He and the Marlins bullpen were backed by 2 runs for Aguilar’s 5 run performance, as well as two runs by Avicel García and a second run on a sacrificial fly by Miguel Rojas.

Second baseman John Bertie also stole his major league-leading 25th base of the season, and designated hitter Garrett Cooper hit his 20th double. Steven Okert rode on the bullpen kart 1-2-3 before defeating Soto and Josh Bell in eighth, and Tanner Scott in ninth to get his ninth save of the year.

National starter Jackson Tetrault (2-2) struggled with his command, delivering four hits in four innings and four runs from five walks. Tetrotault threw only 44 of his 84 pitches to strike and scored 18 out of 43, especially with his fastball.

Lives in UMP

Home-plate umpire Nick Lentz lost his mask in the top of the sixth to a sharp foul by Bertie. Lentz was assessed by a national coach before opting to put the mask back on and remain in the sport.

Alcantara honored

Marlins right-hander Sandy Alcantara was named NL pitcher of the month for June after dismissing 34 batsmen and posting 1.89 ERA in 47 2/3 innings.

Martinez, Rizzo Extended

Citizens chose 2023 contract options Manager Dave Martinez and General Manager Mike Rizzo K. The move, while expected, is significant because the Lerner family wants to sell the team, and it gives Martinez and Rizzo some protection through that potential change.

“I think it brings some continuity not only to this organization but also to the players, which is good,” Martinez said. “It’s nice to know that we are going to be together and that we will continue to do things the way we do.”

instructor room

Marlins: Joy Wendell got the day for monitoring after manager Don Mattingly said the infielder ran around the field in his first game on Friday more than anyone else on the team, with a strained right hamstring on the injured list for a month. with. … Rojas, who left the game on Friday After running into Wendell and coming off with a Stinger, Mattingly returned to the lineup and deemed him “good to go”.

NATIONAL: CF Victor Robles amputated an injured left shin in the fifth inning on Friday, telling Martinez he was feeling fine and showing it by walking without a limp. Robles had a base hit and made no ill impact in the field.


RHP Pablo López (5-4, 2.98 ERA) starts for the Marlins against RHP Eric Fedde (5-5, 4.40) and the Nationals in the third game of a four-game series on Sunday at 1:35 p.m. EDT Is.


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