This Day in Marlins History: April 7

PHILADELPHIA - JUNE 10: Third baseman Jorge Cantu #3 of the Florida Marlins plays the field during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on June 10, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA - JUNE 10: Third baseman Jorge Cantu #3 of the Florida Marlins plays the field during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on June 10, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) /
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MIAMI – AUGUST 20: Dan Uggla #6 of the Florida Marlins. (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Getty Images) /

2008

Marlins 10, Nationals 7

The Marlins moved to 4-3 for the 2008 season in front of 20,487 at Nationals Park. Hanley Ramirez, Dan Uggla, and Robert Andino all hit their second homers of the season.

Ramirez also added a single and a double, finishing the game with three RBI. Renyel Pinto (1-0, 1.42) earned the victory with 2 2/3 innings of hitless relief, striking out three Kevin Gregg got his first save of the season with 1 1/3 innings of hitless ball with two whiffs.

Harvey Garcia was transferred to the 60-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis. Burke Badenhop had his contract purchased from the Double-A Carolina Mudcats in the Southern League.

2009

Marlins 8 Nationals 3

Florida moved to 2-0 with 11,124 in attendance at Land Shark Stadium.

Jorge Cantu (2) and Dan Uggla (1) each collected a two-run homer in the win. Ronny Paulino, Emilio Bonifacio, and Cantu all racked up a pair of hits in the contest. Josh Johnson (1-0, 0.00) earned the win with 6 2/3 shutout innings, striking out eight and walking zero.

2010

Marlins 7, Mets 6, 10 innings

The Marlins got to 1-1 for the season with a 10-inning win against the Mets in front of 38,863 at Citi Field.

Cody Ross led the team with four hits, all singles. Homers were smacked by Hanley Ramirez (1), Dan Uggla (1), and Jorge Cantu (1). John Baker added three singles for Florida.

Ricky Nolasco pitched to a quality start, whiffing five and giving up three runs in 6 2/3 innings for no decision. Juan Carlos Oviedo (1-0, 0.00) walked three in 1 2/3 innings for the victory. Tim Wood earned the save with a perfect 10th inning.

2011

Nationals 5, Marlins 3, 11 innings

Florida dropped to 3-3 for the season with 10,696 on hand at Sun Life Stadium.

John Buck and Hanley Ramirez led the Marlins with a single and a double each. Wes Helms also added a pair of hits to the cause. Josh Johnson struck out six in as many innings and surrendered only one earned run on four hits and zero walks for no decision.

Edward Mujica (1-1, 4.91) took the loss, allowing a two-run homer to Adam LaRoche in the top of the 11th inning.

Afterward, Erik Lis and Kyle Skipworth were assigned to the minors, and Giancarlo Stanton returned to the lineup after being listed day-to-day with a sore hamstring.

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