Marlins top Halladay

You can’t ask for a better matchup than this.

Josh Johnson of the Marlins facing Roy Halladay of the Phillies.

The final: Florida 2, Philly 1.

Johnson went seven innings only allowing Ryan Howard‘s eighth homer leading off the 2nd. Halladay (5-2) took the loss giving up only five hits in eight innings. He allowed two runs, but the 8th inning game winner was unearned.

The loss ended Halladay’s streak of wins in 13 consecutive starts against NL East teams since July 5, 2010.

The Phillies lost for only the fourth time in their past 22 games in Miami.

The Marlins’ 21-14 start matches their best in franchise history.

Halladay the last three times against Johnson:

Date Rslt App,Dec IP H R ER BB SO HR Pit Str
2011-05-10 L 1-2 CG 8 ,L 8.0 5 2 1 2 9 0 115 78
2010-06-10 L 0-2 GS-8 ,L 8.0 6 1 1 1 8 0 118 76
2010-05-29 W 1-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 0 0 0 0 11 0 115 72
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Generated 5/11/2011.

Johnson the last three times against Halladay:

Date Rslt App,Dec IP H R ER BB SO HR Pit Str
2011-05-10 W 2-1 GS-7 7.0 6 1 1 3 7 1 114 72
2010-06-10 W 2-0 GS-8 ,W 8.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 113 71
2010-05-29 L 0-1 GS-7 ,L 7.0 7 1 0 1 6 0 121 71
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Generated 5/11/2011.