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vs. Mia
L 3-4
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vs. Mia
W 5-1
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Mia 4 - 7 Was
Final
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@ StL
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@ StL
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Marlins jump to early lead, but fall 7-4 to Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) With his team long out of contention and slugger Giancarlo Stanton nearing his return, Marlins manager Dan Jennings is embracing his team's role as spoilers in the NL East playoff race.

Miami nearly put a dent in Washington's chances Sunday before Jayson Werth homered and drove in three runs and Clint Robinson added a pinch-hit home run as the Nationals rallied past the Marlins 7-4.

The Marlins had early leads of 3-0 and 4-2 and had two men on with two outs in the ninth before Jonathan Papelbon retired Dee Gordon to end it.

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Leaders
AVG: B. Harper.332
HR: B. Harper31
RBI: B. Harper76
SB: M. Taylor15
W: M. Scherzer11
ERA: M. Scherzer2.88
Saves: D. Storen29
K: M. Scherzer209
NL East
TeamWLPctGB
NY Mets 7258.554-
Washington 6663.5125.5
Atlanta 5476.41518
Miami 5279.39720.5
Philadelphia 5279.39720.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .249 (22)
Runs: 543 (14)
Hits: 1066 (26)
Home Runs: 134 (11)
Stolen Bases: 53 (24)
OBP: .318 (14)
SLG: .398 (15)
Total Bases: 1705 (22)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.73 (11)
Runs Allowed: 513 (10)
Saves: 35 (14)
Strikeouts: 1030 (10)
OpBA: .256 (20)
OBP: .304 (9)
SLG: .390 (10)
Run Support: 4.33 (12)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/28 D. Span Placed on 15-Day DL (Left hip inflammation)
8/28 M. den Dekker Called Up from Minors
8/25 T. Moore Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/25 T. Roark Sent to Minors
8/25 D. Span Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/27 D. Span Left hip inflammation (on 15-day DL)
8/19 T. Moore Left ankle sprain (on 15-day DL)
8/8 D. Uggla Back spasms (on 15-day DL)
8/6 A. Barrett Right elbow sprain (on 60-day DL)
7/12 D. Carpenter Right shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
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