Phillies stun Marlins, 3-1, on dramatic ninth-inning homer by Garrett Stubbs

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Garrett Stubbs was an unlikely hero. At 5-foot-10, 170 pounds, he doesn’t look like a ballplayer, and is constantly reminded of that, by spectators who call him a Little Leaguer and a bat boy and a clubhouse attendant. He says he hears this just about every time he’s on the field but has gotten used to it by now. He’s always been undersized, but he has always had faith that his ability would shine through, if only he were given the chance. Wednesday afternoon, he got his chance. With runners on first and second and two outs, Stubbs, batting in the nine-hole, stepped up to the pl…

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