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Recap: Marlins , Phillies
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Game: 3
Venue: Citizens Bank Park
Date: June 05, 2013 1:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - After their first sweep of the season, the Miami Marlins resorted to their old form.

Cole Hamels had a season-high 11 strikeouts in seven dominant innings, Domonic Brown hit another homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 6-1 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.


The last-place Marlins won three in a row against the New York Mets last weekend only to lose their next three in Philadelphia.

``We played the best baseball we've played all year against the Mets, so to come here and get swept is very disappointing,' leadoff man Juan Pierre said.

Derek Dietrich hit a solo homer off Hamels in the fourth.

Marlins starter Jacob Turner allowed one run and four hits in six innings. He's 1-0 with a 0.69 ERA in two starts.

``That's two in a row now,' manager Mike Redmond said. ``I'm very happy with him. He goes down to the minors, gets his work in, comes back and pitches well. I'm pumped for him.'

Hamels (2-9) allowed one run and four hits to snap a personal six-game losing streak. The three-time All-Star lefty and 2008 World Series MVP hadn't won since April 28 at the Mets.

Jimmy Rollins hit a go-ahead RBI single with two outs in the seventh off A.J. Ramos (0-2). Ryan Howard followed with a two-run triple, diving headfirst into third.

Then Brown went downtown to make it 6-1. Brown has 10 homers in the last 12 games and leads the NL with 18.

Hamels has been a hard-luck pitcher this season, and his record isn't a true indicator of the way he's pitched. The Phillies haven't given him much run support and he didn't pitch with a lead between his third and 11th start. Over those nine outings, he was 1-8 with a 3.24 ERA.

``He sure looked like the same Hamels to me, the same guy I played behind,' said Pierre, who spent last season with the Phillies. ``He pounded the strike zone and had command of his pitches on both sides of the plate. When he's like that, he's really tough.'

It was 1-1 when Hamels was lifted for pinch-hitter Delmon Young with one out in the seventh. Ben Revere followed with a single. One out later, Rollins gave Philadelphia the lead.

Plate umpire John Hirschbeck left the game in the bottom of the seventh after a pitch missed by catcher Miguel Olivo appeared to hit him in the right hand. Hirschbeck immediately slumped to the ground and walked off the field after a few minutes. He was replaced behind the plate by second base umpire Jim Reynolds.

The Phillies gave Hamels a rare 1-0 lead when Erik Kratz doubled in John Mayberry Jr. in the second.

NOTES: The Phillies are 9-4 vs. the last-place Marlins and 6-0-1 in series vs. Miami since being swept in a three-game set last June 29 to July 1 at Marlins Park. ... Marlins starting pitchers have a 2.12 ERA in 13 games vs. Philadelphia this season. ... The Marlins are off Thursday before going to New York for a three-game set against the Mets, who were swept in Miami last weekend.


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