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Marlins run win streak to 5 with 5-1 win over Astros


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HOUSTON (AP) — The Miami Marlins got a solid start from rookie Braxton Garrett and Jon Berti drove in two runs to help them extend their winning streak to five games with a 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros. Garrett (1-1) yielded six hits and an unearned run with five strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings for the win in his second start this season. The Marlins scored three runs in the second inning with the help of a costly error by rookie shortstop Jeremy Peña. Jose Altuve drove in the lone Houston run with a two-out double in the fifth.

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