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Marlins win in 12, putting Brewers’ playoff hopes on ropes

MILWAUKEE – Miguel Rojas knocked in the go-ahead run in the highest of the twelfth inning to offer the Miami Marlins a 4-3 win over the Brewers on Sunday, deflating Milwaukee’s playoff hopes in the race for the ultimate National League wild-card spot.

Milwaukee (84-75) is 2 video games behind Philadelphia for the third NL wild card. The Phillies, who beat the Washington Nationals 8-1 in a rain-shortened recreation Sunday, maintain the tiebreaker with the Brewers and each golf equipment have three video games left.

“The math is pretty simple, but we can only take care of (ourselves),” Brewers supervisor Craig Counsell stated. “We have to try and come out and win a game tomorrow because hat’s what we can control. That’s the mission tomorrow.”

The Marlins took three of 4 from the Brewers, who’ve lost for the fifth time in the final seven video games.

The Brewers used seven relievers behind a strong 4 innings from starter Reddy Peralta.

“Today is going to take its toll, for sure,” Counsell stated of his pitching workers for the ultimate three video games of the common season towards the Arizona Diamondbacks. “We’ll have to group and figure out what’s going on tomorrow.”

JJ Bleday began the twelfth at second for the Marlins, superior on a floor out and scored when Rojas laced a base hit via the infield off Trevor Gott (3-3).

Tyrone Taylor began at second in the Brewers’ half of the twelfth. Tanner Scott, the fifth reliever used in the sport, struck out Victor Caratini however walked Christian Yelich. Willy Adames flied out. Keston Hiura struck out to finish the sport that took 4 hours and 12 minutes. Scott picked up his twentieth save of the season.

“They kind of came at us late and our guys kept hanging in there,” Marlins supervisor Don Mattingly stated.

Huascar Brazoban (1-1) labored out of a bases-loaded jam in the underside of the eleventh when Tyrone Taylor hit right into a fielder’s alternative.

Milwaukee was 2 for 15 with runners in scoring position and stranded 12 runners.

“We created a lot of good opportunities,” Counsell stated. “We were just missing the hit.”

Marlins starter Pablo López turned in seven robust innings, strolling Yelich to begin the sport however retiring the following 12 batters earlier than Kolten Wong reached on an infield hit. López allowed two hits, walked three and struck out seven in his remaining begin of the season.

“To finish like that it gives him a lot of confidence going into the winter,” Mattingly stated.

López turned a 2-0 lead over to Richard Bleier to begin the eighth, however the Brewers did not go quietly.

Urías singled, took third on Taylor’s pinch-hit ground-rule double and scored on Yelich’s groundout. Dylan Floro took over for Bleier with two outs and struck out Adames to finish the menace, however then let the Brewers tie it in ninth.

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