Phillies Vs. Marlins: Cliff Lee Leads Phillies To Seventh Straight Win

The Philadelphia Phillies continued to roll on Wednesday, riding the arm of Cliff Lee to their seventh straight win with a 3-1 victory over the Miami Marlins.

Lee pitched seven strong innings and Jimmy Rollins blasted a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh to give the Phillies the win and a sweep over the Marlins. The win improved Cliff Lee's record to 5-7 with a 3.36 ERA and Jonathan Papelbon finished the game by earning his 34th save of the year.

Josh Johnson (8-12) gave a solid effort for the Marlins, going seven innings and only allowing four hits, but got the loss after Rollins home run broke a 1-1 tie. That makes back-to-back games with a home run for Rollins who has a hit in 13 of the Phillies' last 14 games.

The Phillies move to 72-71 and are above .500 for the first time since June 3. The Phillies will now travel to Houston to take on the Astros, holders of the worst record in MLB.

For more on the Phillies, check out The Good Phight and SB Nation Philly.

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