MLB: Miami 3, Philadelphia 2

June 30, 2012 at 6:44 PM

MIAMI, June 30 (UPI) -- Mark Buehrle hurled seven effective innings and Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs Saturday in the Miami Marlins' 3-2 decision over Philadelphia.

Buehrle (7-8) yielded two runs on seven hits while winning his second straight start for the Marlins. The left-hander issued only one walk and struck out seven.

Mike Dunn tossed a scoreless eighth and Heath Bell collected his 16th save in the ninth as Miami clinched its three-game set against the Phillies.

Stanton socked a solo homer in the first inning and put the Marlins ahead for good with a third-inning RBI single.

Philadelphia's Cole Hamels (10-4) absorbed the loss, surrendering three runs on seven hits in a seven-inning effort.

Hunter Pence went 3-for-4 with a solo homer for the losers.

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