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Marlins Win Third Straight, Defeat Diamondbacks 6-5

Miami has now won seven of its last eight games, including three in a row over Arizona.

MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Miami Marlins Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The shot at another no-hitter came to a swift end after Daniel Descalso doubled to right to start the game for the Diamondbacks, but the Marlins bullpen shut down Arizona in the latter innings to secure a 6-5 win for the Fish.

Vance Worley got the start for Miami and was absolutely rocked in his short 3.2 inning outing. After the Descalso double, he allowed a RBI single to Paul Goldschmidt that gave Arizona an early 1-0 lead. Miami answered in the third inning after Marcell Ozuna drew a leadoff walk and then advanced to third on an errant throw by Goldschmidt during the next at bat. Ozuna eventually scored on a Tyler Moore three-run home run that gave the Marlins a 3-1 lead.

The Fish would continue to rake Arizona starter Brandon Shipley in the third inning by putting men on second and third but Giancarlo Stanton grounded out to end the threat, subduing the damage. Shipley allowed five runs -- four earned -- on seven hits in five innings of work while striking out three.

Christian Yelich leadoff the bottom of the fourth with a single to center, which was followed by an Ozuna double. Yelich would score on a Derek Dietrich sacrifice fly to extend the Marlins lead to 4-2.

Worley’s fourth inning was a mess. The 29-year-old allowed Nick Ahmed and Ray Fuentes to reach base before Descalso recorded his second double of the game, scoring both to tie the game 4-4. Worley faced one more batter before getting taken out of the game for Dustin McGowan, who allowed a double to Goldschmidt that put Arizona ahead 5-4. Worley finished the game with five earned runs to his name on six hits.

The Marlins tied the game in the fifth inning after a sacrifice fly by Dietrich -- Stanton scored on the play after hitting a leadoff double. Miami would take a 6-5 lead in the seventh on an A.J. Ellis single that scored Dietrich and would hold onto that lead for the duration of the latter innings.

The Miami bullpen once again provided a stellar performance to help secure a third straight victory. Kyle Barraclough, Jarlin Garcia, Nick Wittgren, David Phelps and A.J. Ramos finished out the final four innings without allowing a single hit

The Marlins will look to continue their hot streak this week against the Cubs and Pirates. Dan Straily, who has been fantastic this season, will get the start Monday night at Wrigley.