Philadelphia Phillies Nearly Erases 6-Run Deficit in Loss to Miami Marlins

January 10, 2019

Despite seeing its six-run lead whittled down by the end, Miami Marlins still held off Philadelphia Phillies for a 6-5 victory on Thursday.  The Phillies put up five runs in the failed comeback. Evan Cross fueled the rally with RBI doubles in the third. The Marlins tallied one home run on the day. Stephen Cross went deep to left for the long ball in the first inning. Evan for Philadelphia then homered in the second inning, breaking the shutout chance. Stephen Cross took the win for the Miami Marlins. He lasted three innings, allowing seven hits and five runs while striking out nine and walking one. Cross recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for the win. Evan Cross took the loss for Philadelphia. The Phils surrendered six runs on nine hits over three innings, striking out four. The Marlins move to 1-0 on the year! The Phillies drop their first game and awaits its next matchup against the Dodgers.