Marlins Slide Past Nationals 4-3 In Extra Innings

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – With the bases loaded successful the bottommost of the 10th inning, Jorge Alfaro deed a game-winning azygous and the Miami Marlins snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 4-3 connected Wednesday night.

Right fielder Jesús Sánchez threw retired automatic runner Carter Kieboom astatine location sheet arsenic helium attempted to people from 2nd connected Austin Riley’s azygous successful the apical of the 10th.

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Sánchez was placed connected 2nd basal to statesman the bottommost fractional and precocious to 3rd connected Lewis Brinson’s sacrifice bunt against reliever Kyle Finnegan (4-5). Brian Anderson and Isan Díaz were intentionally walked earlier Alfaro’s smash got past shortstop Alcides Escobar into halfway field.

Dylan Floro (5-4) pitched the 10th for the Marlins, who won for the archetypal clip since defeating the Chicago Cubs 4-1 connected Aug. 15.

Josh Bell and Yadiel Hernández homered successful a three-run seventh that erased a 2-0 shortage for Washington successful the large league debut of touted Miami starter Edward Cabrera.

Bell drove Cabrera’s changeup to halfway tract for a two-run changeable and his 20th homer of the season. Hernández followed with a thrust to the near that enactment the Nationals up 3-2.

Miami tied it successful the bottommost fractional against reliever Andres Machado. Magneuris Sierra deed a leadoff triple and scored connected Jesús Aguilar’s one-out double.

Cabrera constricted the Nationals to 2 hits done the archetypal six innings.

The 23-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic, rated the No. 2 prospects successful Miami’s strategy and 30th wide successful shot by MLB Pipeline, pitched 6 1/3 innings.

He allowed 3 runs, 4 hits, and 3 walks, striking retired two.

Washington rookie starter Josiah Gray was lifted for a pinch hitter successful the seventh.

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Acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers successful the woody for Max Scherzer and Trea Turner connected July 30, Gray scattered 5 hits, struck retired seven, and walked three.

The Marlins struck archetypal connected Alfaro’s RBI azygous successful the 2nd and accrued their vantage connected Anderson’s solo homer successful the sixth.

The second-inning pb was Miami’s archetypal since the 4th inning astatine Cincinnati connected Aug. 19.


The Marlins designated RHP Bryan Mitchell for duty to wide a roster spot for Cabrera.


Nationals: RHP Tanner Rainey (left broadside discomfort) is targeted for a call-up from Triple-A erstwhile helium resumes throwing and appears successful games.

Marlins: RHP Pablo López (right rotator cuff strain) volition marque his 2nd rehab quality Thursday astatine Triple-A Jacksonville.


LHP Patrick Corbin (7-12, 5.82 ERA) pitches the bid finale for the Nationals connected Thursday against RHP Elieser Hernández (0-1, 4.15).

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