A.J. Ellis broke the tie with a single in the 14th pitch of his at-bat against reliever Archie Bradley in the seventh inning, helping the Miami Marlins win Sunday’s 6-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in their seventh win In the last eight games.
Tyler Moore hit a three-run homer and Derek Dietrich brought in a pair of sacrifice saves for Miami, which ended a home run 8-2.
Complete Game Coverage
Nick Wittgren (1-0) took two outs dealing with a walk in the seventh, David Phelps pitched a perfect eighth and A.J. Ramos finished the job to keep his step intact in eight chances of rescue. Ramos retired Chris Herrmann with a high and then struck Paul Goldschmidt and Jake Lamb.
With the 5-5 board, Dietrich doubled to Mexican Jorge De La Rosa, Bradley came in relieved and Ellis fouled six consecutive pitches in a two-strikes count before reaching the full count and striking the single tug on a ball Fast.
De La Rosa (2-1) loaded with Arizona’s loss by receiving a hit and a career in one inning and a third in work.
For the Marlins, the Marcell Ozuna 4-2 with scored.
For the Diamondbacks, the Venezuelan David Peralta 1-0.