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

Jazz Chisholm of the Miami Marlins dives into third base on a triple in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at loanDepot park on April 02, 2021 in Miami, Florida.
Jazz Chisholm of the Miami Marlins dives into third base on a triple in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at loanDepot park on April 02, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (2021 Getty Images)

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.


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