MIAMI -- Hanley Ramirez homered twice before departing with an injured shoulder, Jorge Cantu hit a grand slam and the Florida Marlins beat the slumping Houston Astros 14-2 on Wednesday night.
Hunter Pence homered twice for the Astros, who have lost four
straight and fell four games back of NL wild card-leading New York.
Florida has won seven straight to tie its longest winning streak
of the season.
Ricky Nolasco (15-7) allowed two runs and five hits over seven
innings to win his fourth straight decision.
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