Pablo López starts strong, Marlins still fall 2-1 to Chicago Cubs

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Miami Herald

MIAMI — Another solid start by Pablo López was foiled by an abysmal offensive showing by the Marlins. Miami (61-88) dropped the second contest in its three-game home series against the Chicago Cubs (63-85) 2-1 Tuesday night. The defeat is the Marlins’ 36th one-run loss of the season, just one behind the franchise record set in 1993. The Cubs scored the go-ahead run in the fateful eighth after loading the bases against lefty Steven Okert. Michael Hermosillo got hit by a pitch to lead off the top of the inning. The next batter Zach McKinstry reached first on a fielder’s choice, followed by a bun…

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