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Miami Marlins Morning News: Marlins end losing streak

The Marlins defeat the Phillies 6-1, plus notes on Christian Yelich.

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Marlins News:

The Miami Marlins defeated the Phillies 6-1 on Wednesday night. The Marlins strung together 10 hits and took advantage of three Philadelphia errors to capture their fourth victory of the 2015 campaign.

Christian Yelich is experiencing the first real injury setback of his young career. Yelich has had nagging back issues.

The Marlins young outfield is also going through some struggles with Marcell Ozuna's plate inconsistencies and Christian Yelich's injury.

In a recent Q&A Fox Sports Florida, commentator Tommy Hutton addressed the teams' recent struggles

With the recent uncertainty if Mike Redmond's job is safe, the Marlins have been doing their homework on potential manager Wally Backman.

Around The League:

Yes, after nine years Bernie Williams is finally retiring, Williams played his last full season nine years ago but never officially announced his retirement until Wednesday.

The Seattle Mariners have signed Carlos Quentin to a minor league deal, Quentin was a part of the deal that sent Craig Kimbrel to San Diego, but the Braves designated the outfielder for assignment soon after acquiring him.

While rehabbing a recent injury, Tigers Closer Joe Nathan suffered arm pain. Nathan was working out of the bullpen in Triple-A Toledo.

The Royals have continued to come up big in the clutch, and winning close games has not been a problem.

In a positive story, Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies donated $100,000 to local Boys and Girls Clubs.

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