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MLB Scores: Marlins 0, Reds 5

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The Marlins' road woes continue in Cincinnati with a shutout loss.

David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

For the second outing in a row, Dan Haren found a nice rhythm in the early innings. And for the second outing in a row, the bats failed to pick him up.

If any game symbolized the frustrating patterns this Marlins offense has gone through, this would be the one. Mike Leake came into this matchup with a 6.23 ERA at home, but couldn't have pitched much better against the Fish tonight. After five no-hit innings, Leake showed he may have been losing his stuff in the sixth, where he walked Dan Haren on four pitches. After inducing a double play off the bat of Dee Gordon, he surrendered his first hit to Christian Yelich.

The Yelich knock in the sixth was one of the few sightings of productive offense on Miami's side. Leake finished with a line of 7 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 7 SO. His opposition, Dan Haren, pitched very well after escaping a first inning jam. The only blip on his radar was a home run coming from Marlon Byrd, who's torn Haren up over his career, going 13-27 off of him coming into today.

The Reds tacked on four more runs, with one more credited to Haren's line. Haren ended up striking out 6 over 6 1/3 innings pitched.


Source: FanGraphs

The Marlins look to turn it around tomorrow when Tom Koehler takes on Anthony DeSclafani at 7:10 in Cincy.