Inning By Inning: Wade Miley, Arizona Diamondbacks Shut Down Miami Marlins

By Ryan Gaydos

The Miami Marlins continue to have a terrible April as the Marlins lost 8-4 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley improved to 3-0 on the season and lowered his ERA to 1.29 after allowing one hit and striking out six. He allowed one unearned run.

The Marlins only managed four runs in the game, three of them coming in the final inning. It was too little too late though as the Fish as they would still manage to lose the game.

First Inning

  • Josh Johnson would start the game off strong striking out two batters in the first inning.
  • Wade Miley started off just as strong sending the Marlins down one, two, three.

Second Inning

  • Johnson would strikeout Miguel Montero as part of a one, two, three inning for the Marlins.
  • Miley would continue his dominance sending Miami down in order for the second straight inning.

Third Inning

  • After Miley and Willie Bloomquist singled, Gerardo Parra would put Arizona on the board singling home Miley.
  • With the score 1-0, Miley again controlled the Marlins lineup.

Fourth Inning

  • Josh Johnson would settle down and strike out two batters in the fourth.
  • Miley allowed his first base runner after Hanley Ramirez reached first on a throwing error. However, Logan Morrison would pop out to end the inning.

Fifth Inning

  • Justin Upton and Parra would both score in the inning to give Arizona a comfortable lead.
  • Miley would still be dominant in the fifth after a base running mistake by Omar Infante to end the inning wit a double play.

Sixth Inning

  • A big inning for the Diamondbacks knocks Josh Johnson out of the game for good. Mike Dunn replaced him to end the inning but not before five more runs would cross the play.
  • John Buck ended the Miley bid for a no-hitter with a double but the Marlins would not put up any runs.

Seventh Inning

  • Chad Gaudin came into the game for Dunn and sent the Diamondbacks down in order.
  • Brad Ziegler came into end Miley’s day.
  • Giancarlo Stanton would ground out in the seventh inning but Ramirez would score the first Marlins run of the game.

Eighth Inning

  • Gaudin keeps Arizona in check as they started to cool down.
  • Craig Breslow replaced Ziegler and kept the Marlins in check as well.

Ninth Inning

  • Ed Mujica sent the Diamondbacks down in order.
  • The Marlins took the last inning to finally get heated up. However, even though three runs scored, it was too little too late after a Stanton three-run home run, his first of the season.

Diamondbacks Player of the Game: Wade Miley (6.1 IP, 6 K, 0 ER, W 3-0)

Marlins Player of the Game: Giancarlo Stanton (1-for-4, HR (1), 4 RBI)

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