Florida Marlins defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 4-3

MIAMI (AP) Josh Johnson hit a three-run shot for his first career home run and pitched into the eighth inning Thursday night, leading the Florida Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

John Baker had RBI single in a four-run fourth for the Marlins, who took three of four from the NL Central-leading Brewers.

Johnson (5-1) allowed two runs and five hits in 7 2-3 innings. He walked one, struck out eight and hit a batter in earning his first home victory si...

Miami – It was difficult for the Milwaukee Brewers to be thankful after losing a one-run game, especially with the difference being a three-run homer by the opposing pitcher.

But, considering what happened to starting pitcher Dave Bush, it could have been much worse.

Bush survived a line drive off his pitching arm in the first inning but didn't escape without a defeat as the Florida Marlins took a 4-3 victory Thursday night on the strength of right-hander Josh Johnso...