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Marlins refuse to lose
Marlins 7, Mets 5
Cody Ross (left) congratulates Josh Willingham after his first career grand slam. (Seth Wenig/AP)
 Cabrera's clutch single
 Willingham's first slam
The Marlins struggled with men in scoring position all night -- except when it truly counted. Josh Willingham's grand slam in the seventh put Florida ahead, and then after the Mets rallied to tie, Miguel Cabrera laced a two-run single to put his club ahead for good and clinch a series victory.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (55-62)
Won 3
Florida 7, NY Mets 5   NYM
NY Mets (64-52)
Lost 3
August 11, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0   7 11 1
NY Mets
0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0   5 11 1
Standings thru 8/11/07  |  Gameday  |  Marlins Stats  |  Mets Stats
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS5220012.342
De Aza, CF3120112.340
Cabrera, 3B3122201.335
Willingham, LF5135013.273
Uggla, 2B5010015.249
Jacobs, 1B4000016.243
  c-Wood, PH-1B1000000.278
Olivo, C5000015.236
Ross, RF3210100.292
Olsen, P2000020.200
  a-Linden, PH1000001.237
  Miller, P0000000.000
  b-Hermida, PH0000000.266
  Tankersley, P0000000.000
  Gregg, P0000000.000
Totals3771174825 

a-Flied out for Olsen in the 7th. b-Hit by pitch for Miller in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Jacobs in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (30, Glavine).
HR: Willingham (18, 7th inning off Mota, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez 2; De Aza 2; Cabrera 3; Willingham 6; Uggla; Ross.
RBI: Willingham 5 (74), Cabrera 2 (83).
2-out RBI: Willingham 4; Cabrera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Willingham 3; Olivo 3; Jacobs.
S: De Aza.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cabrera (1, 2nd base off Heilman/Castro), Ramirez (37, 2nd base off Mota/Castro).

FIELDING
E: Olivo (8, throw).
Outfield assists: Ross (Reyes at home).
DP: 2 (Cabrera-Uggla-Jacobs, Ross-Olivo).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4020101.307
Castillo, 2B3101103.304
  b-Beltran, PH1000011.262
Wright, 3B4233001.306
Delgado, 1B4010001.249
Alou, LF4010001.300
Easley, RF4010022.269
Lo Duca, C3000002.267
  Mota, P0000000.000
  Heilman, P0000000.000
  a-Gotay, PH1000011.343
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
Milledge, CF4120010.302
Glavine, P1000000.238
  Castro, C2110000.285
Totals3551142513 

a-Struck out for Heilman in the 8th. b-Struck out for Castillo in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Wright 2 (22, 4th inning off Olsen, 1 on, 0 out; 6th inning off Olsen, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Reyes 2; Wright 9; Delgado; Alou; Easley; Milledge 2; Castro.
RBI: Wright 3 (74), Castillo (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo.
S: Glavine.
GIDP: Castillo.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes (55, 2nd base off Miller/Olivo).

FIELDING
E: Wright (13, throw).

 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Olsen 6.07331225.39
Miller (BS, 2)(W, 4-0)1.03210002.83
Tankersley (H, 10)1.01000204.59
Gregg (S, 26)1.00001103.05
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Glavine 6.17221504.25
Mota (BS, 2)0.23331115.40
Heilman (L, 7-4)1.01222003.66
Schoeneweis 1.00000205.10

IBB: Cabrera (by Mota).
HBP: Hermida (by Heilman).
Pitches-strikes: Olsen 80-48, Miller 14-9, Tankersley 15-11, Gregg 19-11, Glavine 104-62, Mota 17-8, Heilman 41-24, Schoeneweis 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Olsen 11-5, Miller 1-2, Tankersley 0-1, Gregg 0-2, Glavine 9-5, Mota 0-1, Heilman 1-2, Schoeneweis 1-0.
Batters faced: Olsen 25, Miller 5, Tankersley 4, Gregg 4, Glavine 27, Mota 6, Heilman 7, Schoeneweis 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Mota 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Rick Reed.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 50,773.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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