The scoring started early for the Marlins. Runs came early and often, paving the way to victory for the Fish. David Phelps churned out another great start, while his counterpart Nathan Eovaldi did not fair as well (understatement).
It all started in the bottom of the first inning, when, Derek Dietrich singled to left, followed by a Christian Yelich single, then, a Giancarlo Stanton single. With the bases loaded, Marcell Ozuna would come in clutch, singling to right, driving in Dietrich and Yelich. Holding a 2-0 lead, the Marlins would continue to push on offense, helped by a Justin Bour RBI single, scoring Stanton. J.T. Realmuto would be next to the hitting party, singling to right, scoring Marcell Ozuna. With two men on and only one out, Adeiny Hechavarria tripled, bringing Bour and Realmuto home, opening up a 6-0 first inning lead. David Phelps would softly ground out, but the inning still wasn't over. Dee Gordon, in his second AB of the inning, singled, driving in Hechavarria from third. With the speedy Gordon on first, Dietrich doubled, allowing Gordon to round the bases and score. 8-0. In the first inning. Joe Girardi had seen enough from his starter, and made a call to the bullpen, bringing in Chris Capuano, who retired Yelich.
In the bottom of the fifth, Giancarlo Stanton entered the batter's box with Dee Gordon and Christian Yelich on base. He would smash his 24th home run of the season to right center field, giving Miami a 11-0 lead.
New York wouldn't be shut out by Phelps, scoring in the top of the sixth on a Brian McCann RBI single.
In the next inning, David Phelps would give up another run, cutting the margin to 11-2. Mason Williams hit an RBI double, scoring Stephen Drew.
Lastly, the Marlins' J.T. Realmuto hit an RBI single to center, scoring Yelich, to cap off a wonderful night at Marlins Park, winning 11-2.
David Phelps would go seven innings strong, allowing two runs off six hits, striking out five. 33,083 were in attendance Tuesday night.