The Miami Marlins were recovering from their awful game yesterday, and the Fish ran into Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies held the Marlins' off for most of the night, with the lone exception being a sixth inning run off of Hamels. Jeff Baker and Ed Lucas singled to put runners on first and third, and Adeiny Hechavarria delivered home the team's lone run with a base hit to put Miami up 1-0.
The Phillies came right back after Chase Utley doubled and advanced to third on an error by Lucas. Alvarez picked up two outs and was closing in on a third when he threw a pitch in the dirt, and the wild pitch skipped past Jarrod Saltalamacchia and scored Utley, leaving the game tied.
Alvarez ran into some jams during the contest, but the overall results were strong. He allowed just the one run in seven innings, with four strikeouts and no walks to his name in classic Alvarez fashion.
The Marlins stayed in the contest with good performances by the bullpen, but Mike Dunn, A.J. Ramos, and Chris Hatcher eventually gave way to Dan Jennings, who struggled in the tenth. A Ben Revere single threatened to potentially put a runner in scoring position, but Cody Asche eliminated the need for that by taking a pitch deep for a two-run homer and a walk-off win for the Phillies.
Hero of the Game: Henderson Alvarez (0.253 WPA)
Goat of the Game: Dan Jennings (-0.422 WPA)
Play of the Game: Cody Asche homered in the tenth. Ben Revere scored. (-0.367 WPA)