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MLB: Houston 5, Miami 4

April 14, 2012 at 11:16 PM

MIAMI, April 14 (UPI) -- Logan Morrison's error with two outs in the ninth Saturday allowed Houston pinch-runner Justin Maxwell to score, handing the Astros a 5-4 win over Miami.

The Marlins took a 4-1 lead into the top of the ninth with closer Heath Bell (0-1) on the mound, but run-scoring hits from Travis Buck, J.D. Martinez and Carlos Lee tied the game with two outs.

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Then, with Maxwell at third and Randy Choate on the mound, it seemed the rally would come to an end when Brian Bogusevic lofted a routine fly ball to left. But the ball popped out of Morrison's glove, allowing the go-ahead run to score.

Brett Myers made the lead hold up with a 1-2-3 bottom of the ninth, earning his second save of the year and snapping the Astros' three-game skid.

Rhiner Cruz (1-0) earned his first major league win with scoreless innings of one-hit ball in relief.

Morrison had two RBI for the Marlins.

Carlos Zambrano started for Miami and surrendered just one run on four hits while issuing six walks.

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