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Series: Game 3 of 3

Arizona won 2-1

Game 1: Monday, July 7
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Game 2: Tuesday, July 8
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Game 3: Wednesday, July 9
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Marlins 3

(44-47, 17-25 away)

Diamondbacks 4

(39-54, 17-31 home)

    3:40 PM ET, July 9, 2014

    Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona 

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    W: B. Ziegler (4-1)

    L: S. Cishek (4-5)

    Marlins-Diamondbacks Preview

    STATS LLC

    The Arizona Diamondbacks stood one strike away from their longest winning streak in more than a month before Miami's Marcell Ozuna spoiled those plans and evened the series.

    A day after his late heroics turned what seemed like a certain loss into a victory, Ozuna looks to extend his 14-game hitting streak in Wednesday's series finale when the visiting Marlins go for their fourth win in five games.

    Arizona starters, 14th in the NL with a 4.62 ERA, have allowed two runs over 19 2/3 innings in the last three games. Vidal Nuno, acquired from the New York Yankees on Sunday, gave up three hits over seven innings in his debut Tuesday.

    The Diamondbacks (38-54) were on the verge of their first three-game run since a road sweep in Colorado from June 3-5 before Ozuna delivered a two-strike, two-out, two-run home run off closer Addison Reed for a 2-1 victory.

    "He got a good pitch to hit and didn't miss it," Miami manager Mike Redmond said. "In this ballpark you can do some damage on one swing."

    Ozuna, 4 for 8 in this series, also had a fourth-inning double to extend his hitting streak to 14 games -- the longest active in the majors. He's batting .370 with three homers in that span.

    The outfielder will try to stay hot as the Marlins (44-46) seek their third straight series victory, but he's fanned twice in his two career at-bats against Arizona's Josh Collmenter (7-5, 3.98 ERA).

    Collmenter had posted a 1.59 ERA while earning wins in three consecutive appearances -- one in relief -- before allowing five runs and a season-high 11 hits over six-plus innings in Friday's 5-2 loss at Atlanta.

    The right-hander, though, has pitched well at Chase Field, going 4-1 with a 3.05 ERA in his last seven starts. In contrast, he's 2/3 with a 5.18 mark in his past seven on the road.

    Collmenter has allowed one hit over seven scoreless innings in two relief appearances against the Marlins.

    Garrett Jones has a home run in three career at-bats versus Collmenter dating to his time with Pittsburgh. Jones is 3 for 5 with two doubles in this series after flying out as a pinch hitter Tuesday.

    All-Star Giancarlo Stanton went 0 for 3, leaving him 4 for 28 with one RBI in his last seven contests. Casey McGehee also went hitless, ending his career-best 14-game hitting streak and major league-best 21-game streak on the road.

    Miami's Nathan Eovaldi (5-4, 3.75) hopes to turn things around after struggling with a 5.70 ERA in his last five starts. He had posted a 1.93 mark over his previous four.

    Eovaldi, who has a 2.05 ERA in his last four road outings, is 2-0 with a 2.65 ERA in three career starts against the Diamondbacks.

    The right-hander will likely have to deal with All-Star Paul Goldschmidt, who hit his major league-leading 34th double Tuesday to extend his hitting streak to eight games. He's 14 for 29 with six doubles over that stretch.

    The Diamondbacks were 1 for 12 with runners in scoring position Tuesday after going 5 for 10 in a series-opening 9-1 win.

    "We score one run in one inning," manager Kirk Gibson said, "so that makes everything else look magnified."

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    Gameday Matchup

     MiamiArizona
    W-L67-6957-80
    Night51-4339-56
    Grass65-6957-80
    Current StreakW1L1
    Last 104-64-6

    Pitching Matchup

    MiamiArizona
    N. Eovaldi
    6-10, 4.19 ERA

    Last Game:
    8/31 at ATL
    6.2 IP, 1 ER
    Dec = Loss
    J. Collmenter
    9-7, 3.94 ERA

    Last Game:
    8/29 vs COL
    6.1 IP, 1 ER
    Dec = ND

    Gameday Lineups

    NO.MiamiArizona
    1. C. Yelich, LF E. Inciarte, CF
    2. D. Solano, 2B D. Peralta, LF
    3. G. Stanton, RF P. Goldschmidt, 1B
    4. C. McGehee, 3B M. Montero, C
    5. G. Jones, 1B M. Prado, 3B
    6. M. Ozuna, CF G. Parra, RF
    7. A. Hechavarria, SS D. Gregorius, 2B
    8. J. Mathis, C N. Ahmed, SS
    9. N. Eovaldi, P J. Collmenter, P

    Research Notes

    Paul Goldschmidt: 5th career walk-off hit and 1st with his team trailing (2nd walk-off hit against the Marlins)

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