So, that's what losing is like. It's been so long that we kind of forgot that it was possible. But Anibal Sanchez and the Florida Marlins were able to take advantage of a less-than-stellar outing from Ian Kennedy to take Game 2 of the series. The Marlins after all, at 32-22, are a pretty good baseball team. Despite the loss, the D-backs hold on to first place in the NL West thanks to the Giants losing to the Cardinals.
Kennedy clearly didn't have his best stuff but did a good job wiggling out of few jams and limiting the damage to three runs in five innings. He gave up three walks and five hits but used four strikeouts to escape further damage. It could have been enough to keep the Snakes in the game against most other pitchers, but Marlins ace Anibal Sanchez was brilliant.
Sanchez went eight full innings and recorded eight strikeouts, allowing two solo homeruns to the red hot Kelly Johnson (his third in two games) and Justin Upton who went 5-5 on Monday.
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