A shutout for Charles Leblanc and the Marlins

A shutout for Charles Leblanc and the Marlins


Charles Leblanc's efforts have finally paid off, with the Quebecer striking to safety in a rare Miami Marlins victory of late. In Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon, the visitors defeated the Phillies 3-0. 

Employed as the sixth-rated batter, the third baseman enjoyed a superb streak in the sixth inning . Leblanc first hit a single to left field, before stealing second base. at third base and teammate Nick Fortes at the plate. A few moments later, a double from Lewin Diaz allowed Leblanc to complete his lap of the trail.

The Lavallois has hit a safe place in 10 of his 11 games since his recall with the Marlins. His batting average is now up to .410.

Edward Cabrera (3-1) recorded the win, giving up just three hits and two walks in five and two innings. third. He also struck out six men. Scott Tan took care of the save on the ninth assault, his 16th of the year.

The Marlins save the honor without their series against the powerful Phillies, who had lost the first two games. They will begin a four-game streak on Saturday against the Atlanta Braves in Miami.