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- Dickerson's bases-clearing double off Miami reliever Wei-Yin Chen in the seventh increased Philadelphia's lead to 9-2.
Corey Dickerson had four hits and five RBIs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 9-3 Saturday night.
Zach Eflin pitched six solid innings for his first win since June 24. Eflin (8-11) allowed two runs, six hits and struck out two.
Scott Kingery's three-run homer off Miami rookie starter Jordan Yamamoto highlighted a six-run fourth and erased a 1-0 deficit. Kingery drove Yamamoto's fastball over the left-center field wall for his 15th home run.
Yamamoto (4-5) was lifted after his two-out walk to Rhys Hoskins loaded the bases and capped a 13-pitch at bat. Marlins reliever Tyler Kinley walked Realmuto on four pitches and allowed Dickerson's two-run double.
Kinley and Yamamoto combined to throw 62 pitches in a half-inning which lasted 39 minutes.
Yamamoto allowed six runs, six hits, walked four and struck out three. After winning his first four major league decisions, Yamamoto is winless since July 16 with an ERA of 8.18 in his last seven outings.
Dickerson's bases-clearing double off Miami reliever Wei-Yin Chen in the seventh increased Philadelphia's lead to 9-2.
Three Phillies relievers allowed one run — on Jorge Alfaro's homer off Mike Morin in the seventh — over the final three innings.
Hoskins had three walks and increased his NL-leading total to 101.
The Marlins took the lead on Neil Walker's RBI single in the first. Walker's line drive to right scored Jon Berti, who reached on an infield single and stole second.