Marlins 5, Giants 1


MIAMI (AP) – Mike Jacobs hit a solo homer and Scott Olsen pitched seven strong innings Monday night, leading the Florida Marlins to a 5-1 victory over Barry Bonds and the San Francisco Giants.

Bonds went 1-for-4 with a single in his first game since hitting his 715th homer to move past Babe Ruth into second place on baseball’s career list. A small, but mostly appreciative crowd stood and cheered when he stepped up to the plate for his first at-bat and again when he singled off Olsen in the fourth.

Olsen (3-3) allowed one run and five hits before being replaced by Logan Kensing, who got Bonds to foul out in deep left field with one runner on in the eighth. Joe Borowski worked the ninth to finish the five-hitter.

Jacobs homered off Matt Morris (3-6) in the fourth inning, giving the Marlins a 1-0 lead with his sixth drive of the season. Josh Willingham and Jeremy Hermida added RBI singles off the Giants starter in the sixth.

Morris allowed six hits and three runs in six innings. He struck out four and walked one.

Dan Uggla made it 5-1 with a two-run single off Brian Wilson in the seventh.

Ray Durham hit his fourth homer in the seventh for the Giants.

The announced crowd of 7,683 at Dolphin Stadium was the smallest Bonds has played before this season. There were a smattering of boos before each at-bat, but for the most part the fans gave him a warm welcome.

Notes: Bonds said he has no plans to contact Andrew Morbitzer – the fan who wound up with the ball he hit for his 715th home run – in hopes of retrieving the momento. “Why?” he said. “If I had it, I wouldn’t give it back.” … Uggla has hit safely in 16 of his last 19 games.

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