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MLB: Philadelphia 7, Miami 2

May 2, 2013 at 10:48 PM

PHILADELPHIA, May 2 (UPI) -- Home runs by Domonic Brown and Ryan Howard ignited the Philadelphia offense Thursday and the Phillies ended a two-game skid with a 7-2 win over Miami.

The Marlins took a 1-0 lead in the first, but Brown tied it with a solo homer in the second and Howard gave the Phillies the lead for good with another solo blast in the fourth.

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Brown also contributed an RBI single in the eighth, during which the Phillies closed out the scoring with three runs.

Kyle Kendrick (3-1) worked seven innings to get the victory. He gave up two runs, one of them a homer by Justin Ruggiano in the sixth, on seven hits. The Philadelphia bull pen finished the game with two perfect innings.

The loss went to Alex Sanabia (2-4), who was touched for four runs on six hits in five innings.

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