Behind big fifth inning, Miami Marlins beat Rangers in nightcap to split doubleheader

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — For one inning Monday, and for the first time in a long time, the Miami Marlins’ offense came to life. Twelve batters came to the plate. Six got hits. Three more drew walks. Eight made their way around the bases. The fifth-inning outburst paved the way for the Marlins’ 10-6 win over the Texas Rangers in the nightcap of a split doubleheader at loanDepot park. Miami dropped the first game 3-2. Just how big was the eight-run inning? Here’s some context: — The Marlins (58-83) had scored eight runs in a game just once in their first 51 games since the All-Star Break prior to the second game…

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