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Moore, Ellis Lift Marlins To 6-5 Win Over Diamondbacks

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MIAMI (AP) — A.J. Ellis hit the tiebreaking single on the 14th pitch of an at-bat against Archie Bradley in the seventh inning, lifting the Miami Marlins over the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Sunday for their seventh win in eight games.

Tyler Moore hit a three-run homer and Derek Dietrich had a pair of sacrifice flies for Miami, which finished an 8-2 homestand.

Nick Wittgren (1-0) got two outs around a walk in the seventh, David Phelps pitched a perfect eighth and A.J. Ramos finished to remain perfect in eight save chances. Ramos retired Chris Herrmann on a flyout, then threw called third strikes past Paul Goldschmidt and Jake Lamb.

With the score 5-5, Dietrich doubled off Jorge De La Rosa (2-1), Bradley relieved and Ellis fouled off six consecutive two-strike pitches before taking a ball for a full count and delivering a base hit on a 99.8 mph pitch.

Miami starter Vance Worley allowed five runs, six hits and three walks in 3 2/3 innings. Diamondbacks starter Braden Shipley gave up five runs — four earned — and seven hits in five innings.

Arizona's Rey Fuentes had his first three-hit game since June 2 last year. Arizona lost three of four in the series.

Arizona went ahead 5-4 with a three-run fourth that included Daniel Descalso's two-run double and Goldschmidt's RBI double. Dietrich's second tied it, but JT Riddle struck out looking and stranded the bases loaded.


The Marlins are sending Edinson Volquez's hat, cleats, and a ball to the Baseball Hall of Fame from Saturday's no-hitter, the sixth in franchise history.


Marlins: Volquez (right ankle) received treatment before the game after getting hurt during a play at first base on the first batter Saturday.


Diamondbacks: LHP Robbie Ray (5-3) starts against San Diego on Tuesday in a homestand opener. Ray has not allowed a run in 24 innings.

Marlins: RHP Dan Straily (4-3) is the scheduled starter in Chicago on Monday against the Cubs and RHP Eddie Butler (2-1) as the Marlins begin a seven-game trip. Straily is 3-0 with a 2.43 ERA in his last five starts.

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