Alfaro lifts Marlins over Nats 4-3 in 10 to end 8-game slide

Jorge Alfaro of the Miami Marlins hits a walk-off RBI single during the tenth inning against the Washington Nationals at loanDepot park on August 25, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Michael Reaves, 2021 Getty Images)

MIAMI – Jorge Alfaro hit a game-winning single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 4-3.

Right fielder Jesús Sánchez threw out automatic runner Carter Kieboom at home plate as he attempted to score from second on Austin Riley’s single in the top of the 10th.

The Marlins won for the first time since defeating the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Aug. 15.

Josh Bell and Yadiel Hernández homered in a three-run seventh that erased a 2-0 deficit for Washington in the major league debut of touted Miami starter Edward Cabrera.

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