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Phillies Score Three In Ninth For Win, Josh Johnson Takes No-Hitter Into Seventh, Mike Stanton Leaves Game Early: Braves Cup Of Coffee

Recapping the events of April 1:

Marlins ace Josh Johnson took a no-hitter into the seventh inning in their opener Friday against the Mets. Former Braves outfielder Willie Harris broke it up to lead off the inning, eventually scoring as part of a two-run inning.

The Phillies scored three in the ninth off Astros closer Brandon Lyon to cap a comeback win. John Mayberry drove in the winning run on a single. Phillies ace Roy Halladay allowed one run in six innings against Houston.

Marlins outfielder Mike Stanton left Friday's game with hamstring tightness (link). More information will be available Saturday.

Marlins minor league third baseman Matt Dominguez fractured his left elbow during a minor league game Friday (link).

The Nationals are transitioning to Wilson Ramos as the starting catcher over Ivan Rodriguez (link). The move may come sooner than people think.

Phillies 5, Astros 4
(PHI) Roy Halladay: 6 IP, 5 H, ER, 0 BB, 6 K
(HOU) Brett Myers: 7 IP, 3 H, 2 R, ER, 3 BB, 0 K
(HOU) Brandon Lyon: 0.1 IP, 6 H, 3 ER

- Lyon allowed three runs on six hits while only recording one out in the ninth, causing the Phillies to come back from a two-run deficit to walk off on a John Mayberry RBI single.
- Myers was left in to face the Phillies the third time through the order in the seventh despite shaky command, and the Phils scored twice in the inning.

Marlins 6, Mets 2
(FLA) Josh Johnson: 6.2 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
(FLA) John Buck: 2-4, HR, 4 RBI (Grand Slam)
(NYM) Mike Pelfrey: 4.1 IP, 4 H, 5 ER, 4 BB, 2 K

- Johnson took a no-hitter into the seventh before a Willie Harris double to lead off the inning broke it up. He allowed two runs and didn't make it out of the inning. His GB/FB ratio: 10/5.
- Buck's debut with the Marlins went swimmingly (yes, I went there), hitting a grand slam as part of a 2-4 day. Logan Morrison added a solo homer for insurance in the eighth.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.