Automatic runner Starling Marte advanced to third on Blake Treinen’s wild pitch and continued home when catcher Will Smith threw wildly past third base for a game-ending error in the 10th inning, giving the Miami Marlins a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
Miami went 1 for 14 with runners in scoring position but got a pair of unearned runs as the Dodgers made two of the game’s four errors.
Treinen (2-4) got two outs before bouncing an 0-1 slider that bounced away from Smith to the edge of the dirt circle on the first-base side of the plate, Smith’s throw bounced off the glove of third baseman Justin Turner to the low wall behind third base as Marte slid into third headfirst.
Marte, who started the inning on base under pandemic rules, got up and sprinted home and left fielder Zach McKinstry’s rushed throw home sailed over Smith as Marte slid in feetfirst.
David Hess (2-0) pitched a one-hit 10th for his second consecutive win of the series.
Right-hander Jake Reed was called up by the Dodgers, and the 28-year-old made his major league debut as his wife Janie Reed prepares to play outfield for the U.S. softball team at the Olympics.
Reed entered in the sixth inning with a 1-0 lead, and the Marlins tied the score when Marte reached on an infield single, stole second and shortstop Gavin Lux committed an error on Jesús Aguilar’s two-out grounder. The side-arming reliever allowed two hits, struck out one and walked one.
Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin allowed two hits in a season-high five innings.
Will Smith hit an RBI single in the fourth after Cody Bellinger led off with a single that culminated a 12-pitch at bat. Right-fielder Garrett Cooper overran the sinking line drive, allowing Bellinger to reach third on the two-base error.
Miami’s Pablo López, whose previous start lasted one pitch after he was ejected for hitting Atlanta’s Ronald Acuña Jr., needed 91 pitches to get through four innings He allowed four hits, struck out eight, walked one and hit a batter.