Wed, May 04, 2011 - Page 19 News List

Lengthy at-bat sparks Boston win

DELAYED LOSS?Jered Weaver was supposed to pitch for the Angels on Sunday, but was scratched because of a virus, and took his first loss of the season one day later

AP, BOSTON

The Marlins improved to 18-9 — the franchise’s best start — and are tied with the Phillies for the NL East lead.

Mitchell Boggs (0-2) allowed Stanton’s triple in the eighth to take the loss.

In other NL action, it was:

‧ Pirates 4, Padres 3

‧ Braves 6, Brewers 2

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