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Marlins finally win a game

It’s about time.

Milwaukee Brewers v Miami Marlins Photo by John Konstantaras/Getty Images

The Marlins, who have been in a free fall for a few weeks, finally picked up a win on Saturday night.

Miami snapped a six-game losing streak with a 7-4 win over the Brewers.

Milwaukee, who is the "away" team despite playing in their home ballpark, got out to a quick lead in the first inning. Travis Shaw gave Milwaukee a 1-0 lead after an RBI groundout.

The Marlins would respond with a four-run inning to take a 4-1 lead. Christian Yelich, Marcell Ozuna, and Miguel Rojas all contributed RBI singles in the first.

Miami would open the game up in the third when Derek Dietrich hit a two-run homer to give the Marlins a 6-1 advantage. However, the Brew Crew would begin to claw back into the game, as Ryan Braun and Shaw both homered in the sixth to cut the Marlins lead to 6-3.

Miami would add an insurance run in the seventh when Justin Bour singled home Dee Gordon to up the lead to 7-3. Although Braun would add an RBI double late to cut the Marlins lead to 7-4, Miami finished off the win.

The fish moved to 10 games under .500 with the win, which is far from where they were just a few weeks ago, when they were over .500.

Adam Conley allowed three runs and five hits in 5.2 innings. This start marked Conley's first win since August 20 against the Mets. The relief pitching was finally a highlight tonight, as four pitchers out of the bullpen combined to allow only one run on three hits.

Zach Davies got the start for Milwaukee, and he allowed six runs and eight hits in four innings.

Miami will look to win the series in tomorrow's rubber match at 1:10 p.m. Brandon Woodruff will start for Milwaukee, while Dillon Peters will make his fourth career start for the Marlins.