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Marlins rally for 1st win of season, beat Rays 12-7

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the first time in three years with a 12-7 victory on Saturday night.

After seven straight losses to the American League champions, the Marlins broke loose with 14 hits.

They beat their in-state rivals for the first time since July 21, 2018.

It was also Miami’s first win this season.

The Marlins trailed 6-4 after 4 1/2 innings but tied the game in the fifth.

Miami went ahead with three runs in both the seventh and eighth.

The Rays finished with nine hits.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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