Juan Pierre's triple started off a Marlins first inning that would see four runs cross the plate. Outfielder Jeff Conine contributed a home run and four RBIs and the bullpen preserved Al Leiter's third win of the season.
With two outs in the bottom of the eighth, Vladimir Guerrero stepped into the batter's box as the potential go-ahead run. The Marlins opted to intentionally walk Guerrero, and Garret Anderson flied out to end the threat.
WP: Santana, Woods. IBB: Guerrero (by Mota). Pitches-strikes: Leiter 117-62, Bump 14-10, De Los Santos 6-4, Mota 21-13, Jones 15-12, Santana 64-40, Woods 59-35, Yan 23-18, Donnelly 23-13. Ground outs-fly outs: Leiter 7-7, Bump 0-3, De Los Santos 1-0, Mota 0-2, Jones 1-1, Santana 3-2, Woods 5-4, Yan 3-2, Donnelly 2-0. Batters faced: Leiter 28, Bump 5, De Los Santos 2, Mota 5, Jones 4, Santana 19, Woods 14, Yan 8, Donnelly 3. Inherited runners-scored: De Los Santos 2-1, Mota 2-2, Woods 2-0. Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Brian Gorman. Weather: 76 degrees, sunny. Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF. T: 3:12. Att: 43,788.
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