This Day in Marlins History: April 5

SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 23: Carlos Delgado of the Florida Marlins bats during the game against the San Francisco Giants at SBC Park on July 23, 2005 in San Francisco, California. The Marlins defeated the Giants 4-1. (Photo by Don Smith /MLB Photos via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 23: Carlos Delgado of the Florida Marlins bats during the game against the San Francisco Giants at SBC Park on July 23, 2005 in San Francisco, California. The Marlins defeated the Giants 4-1. (Photo by Don Smith /MLB Photos via Getty Images) /
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MIAMI – JUNE 9: Starting pitcher Josh Beckett #21 of the Florida Marlins. (Photo By Jamie Squire/Getty Images) /

2002

Phillies 6, Marlins 2

The Phillies hosted the Marlins plus 50,958 at Veterans Stadium, and topped the fish by four.

Preston Wilson led the offense with a pair of doubles and the only Marlins RBI of the game, and Kevin Millar added a single and a double. Julian Tavarez took the loss by surrendering six runs on six hits and four walks in three innings, striking out three.

2003

Marlins 17, Braves 1

The Marlins dropped 11 runs in the first three innings, torching Greg Maddux for nine on eight hits and a pair of walks in the first two. Josh Beckett (1-1, 3.12) got the win, striking out nine Braves in six innings, while allowing one run on six hits and three walks.

2005

Marlins 9, Braves 0

Josh Beckett kept the Braves scoreless on two hits and three walks over six innings, striking out six on opening day 2005. Carlos Delgado picked up four hits with three RBI, and Juan Encarnacion hit a grand slam home run.

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SAN FRANCISCO – JULY 23: Carlos Delgado of the Florida Marlins. (Photo by Don Smith /MLB Photos via Getty Images) /

Miguel Cabrera, Mike Lowell, and Paul Lo Duca also collected multiple hits in the game.

2006

Astros 6, Marlins 5

Brian Moehler only lasted two innings, and surrendered all six runs to the Astros on six hits and a walk for the loss.

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PHILADELPHIA – APRIL 7: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Florida Marlins.(Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images) /

Florida’s offense racked up 10 hits, including three from Miguel Cabrera and two each from Jeremy Hermida and Dan Uggla.

Nate Bump was outrighted to the Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes in the Pacific Coast League.

2007

Taylor Tankersley was assigned to the minors for rehab.

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