Florida Marlins defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 6-4

Miami — After a memorable first season with the Milwaukee Brewers, Trevor Hoffman's second year is one he'd like to forget.

Having already lost his once-secure job as closer by blowing too many save chances, Hoffman found a different way to lose a game Tuesday night. And it was of small consolation that buzzard's luck played a role.

"It's just kind of the way things have been rolling," said Hoffman.

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Miami — Jorge Cantu hit a go-ahead double in the seventh inning as Florida became the latest team to rough up Trevor Hoffman, sending the Marlins over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 Tuesday night.

Hoffman, baseball's career saves leader, took over with the score 3-all. Chris Coghlan led off with a double and scored on Cantu's hit, and Ronny Paulino added a two-run single.

Hoffman allowed three runs in one inning, leaving the struggling closer with an 11.65 ERA.