MIAMI (AP) -Philadelphia manager
loves it when his team rallies to earn a big win. He would just like to lead an entire game for once.
hit a go-ahead RBI single in the 10th inning and the Phillies beat Florida 6-4 on Saturday night, handing the Marlins their
fifth straight loss.
Philadelphia trailed 3-0 before it scored seven times in the ninth inning to beat Florida 7-3 on Friday night. Florida led
4-3 on Saturday night before Philadelphia tied it in the ninth on pinch-hitter
's run-scoring groundout.
All eight of the Phillies' wins have been come-from-behind victories.
''Scoring late is not a bad way to play if you score enough, but you don't want to play like that every night,'' said Manuel,
who was ejected by plate umpire
with two out in the bottom of the 10th for arguing balls and strikes.
got Saturday night's rally started with a one-out single off
(0-1), who was designated for assignment after the game.
Victorino stole second and scored when Utley lined a shot past shortstop
and into center field. Utley moved to third on
's base hit and scored on
's single to make it 6-4.
''You've got to find a way to win, whether it's the home run or small ball,'' Victorino said.
(2-1) pitched a scoreless ninth and
worked out of a bases-loaded situation in the 10th to earn his fourth save in five opportunities.
homered on consecutive pitches for the Marlins, who are stuck in their longest skid since they lost eight straight from Aug.
''It's difficult (losing late), but we did it to Washington,'' manager Fredi Gonzalez said. ''Hopefully we don't get it repeated
Howard and pitcher
Chan Ho Park
homered for the Phillies. Park's homer was his first since 2000.
''I have three home runs in my career and they were all opposite field,'' Park said.
allowed three runs, two earned, and four hits in seven innings for Florida. He struck out six, walked one and hit a batter
with a pitch.
The Marlins scored four times in the fourth to erase a 2-0 deficit. Cantu hit a three-run shot and Uggla went deep on Park's
Park gave up four runs and five hits in seven innings. He retired the last eight batters he faced.
Park connected with one out in the third to give the Phillies a 1-0 lead. It was Park's third career homer and first since
Sept. 29, 2000, for the
Los Angeles Dodgers
at San Diego.
was unavailable one night after throwing 38 pitches and surrendering a career-high seven runs.
Notes: Phillies LHP
threw before the game and remained on schedule to start Tuesday against Washington. ... Cantu returned to the lineup after
missing three games with a sore wrist. ... Gonzalez announced that LHP Graham Taylor will be selected from Double-A Jacksonville
on Sunday to start the series finale in his major league debut.