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Turner and the short-handed Phillies rally to beat the Marlins 7-6

Turner and the short-handed Phillies rally to beat the Marlins 7-6

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alec Bohm homered, Trea Turner had a two-run single in the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 7-6 on Sunday.

Nick Castellanos had a double, two singles and drove in three runs for the Phillies, who improved their MLB record to 55-29. Philadelphia played its third straight game without injured All-Star Bryce Harper.

Bryan De La Cruz homered for Miami, which is 25 games behind the Phillies in the NL East.

Philadelphia took the lead in the seventh. Andrew Nardi (1-1) walked the first two batters, and they advanced on a sacrifice bunt by Rafael Marchán. Nardi got Bryson Stott to fly to shallow right field for the second out and then was relieved by Anthony Bender. Turner then sent the Phillies in front with a liner to left field that emptied the bases.

Seranthony Dominguez (3-2) pitched a scoreless seventh inning and Jeff Hoffman finished it for his sixth save.

The Phillies won despite committing five errors.

The Marlins had 11 hits, including six extra-base hits. They were up 6-2 after Dane Myers’ RBI double and Emmanuel Rivera’s RBI single in the top of the fifth inning.

The Phillies overcame Ranger Suarez’s worst outing of the season. The left-hander entered the game leading the National League in ERA and tied for the most wins in baseball, but he allowed season highs in earned runs (six) and hits (nine) in just 4⅔ innings. He did not strike out a batter for the first time in his career as a starter. Suarez’s ERA rose from 1.83 to 2.27.

Philadelphia avoided its first home series loss since early April, when it lost four of six games to the Braves and Reds to start the season. Philadelphia has not lost any of its 13 home series since losing two of three to the Reds from April 1-3.

Harper and slugger Kyle Schwarber returned to play after both were injured late in Thursday’s game. Both were placed on the 10-day injured list Friday with a left hamstring strain and a left groin strain, respectively. The Phillies will also be without catcher JT Realmuto, who is sidelined after undergoing knee surgery.

Philadelphia manager Rob Thomson didn’t panic despite losing three key starters.

“Don’t try to do too much,” Thomson said before the game. “I trust them and believe in them.”

Phillies: Harper, Schwarber and Realmuto continued their rehab on Sunday. Harper and Schwarber could return before the All-Star break, while Realmuto probably won’t be back until after the break, Thomson said. “If they’re healthy and we’re not going to put them at greater risk, they’ll play,” Thomson said. “We’re not going to rush.”

Marlins: After a day of rest, Miami begins a six-game home series with three games against the Red Sox. Right-hander Valente Bellozo (0-0, 0.00) will make his second career start for the Marlins in the opener Tuesday night against Boston right-hander Kutter Crawford (3-7, 3.59).

Phillies: Philadelphia right-hander Michael Mercado (0-0, 0.00) makes his first career start Tuesday night against the Chicago Cubs to begin a six-game road trip. Right-hander Hayden Wesneski (2-4, 3.60) plays for the Cubs.