The Marlins took the second game of the series behind Hanley Ramirez. He homered and drove in two runs in support of Andrew Miller. The Marlins scored two runs on double play ground outs and another run on a wild pitch.
Miller tossed 6-2/3 IP of three run ball to get the win. The Marlins did their damage off of Zach Duke who gave three earned runs in six innings. He struck out five. Andy LaRoche and Garrett Jones homered to pace the Pittsburgh attack. Dan Meyer tossed the 9th for the save.
Wow. Not much. Homers, I guess.
How many times can I bemoan the lack of offense.
Former Bucco backstop Ronny Paulino was 0-4.
Miller had lost in his only other appearance against the Bucs, back in April of this season.
Duke has never beaten the Marlins. Florida is the only NL team he has yet to beat in his career.