Astros Vs. Marlins Final Score: Houston Scores 4 In The Ninth To Win 5-4

The outcome looked bleak as the Houston Astros trailed 4-1 heading into the top of the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins, but the Astros offense came alive to score four runs and win 5-4. The comeback came when the Marlins brought in relief pitcher Heath Bell to close the game. Bell did get the first out rather easily when Chris Snyder flied out to left, but then the hits starting coming for the Astros.

Jose Altuve hit a double but made it to third base on a throwing error, and he was then knocked in when Travis Buck came into pinch hit and hit a single to shallow left field. Then there was the rare catchers interference call which sent Jordan Schafer to first and Buck to second base.

With two men on Jed Lowrie flied out and did not advance the runners, so the Astros were down to their last out with two men on and trailing 4-2. Then J.D. Martinez and Carlos Lee hit back-to-back single to tie the game at four, and then what ended up being the game winning play was Brian Bogusevic's hit to the outfield and Logan Morrison could not hold onto the ball. That error allowed Justin Maxwell to score the game winning run.

In the bottom of the ninth the Astros sent out Brett Myers to close the game and he closed out the game by striking out two to earn his second save of the season.

For more on the Astros go check out Crawfish Boxes and go visit Fish Stripes for everything on the Marlins. Go visit Baseball Nation for more news and notes on the MLB.

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