PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nate Robertson outdueled Cole Hamels into the seventh inning and Dan Uggla drove in both runs with a homer and a double, leading the Florida Marlins to their second straight win over the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-0 on Sunday.
Making his third start for Florida after being acquired in a trade from the Detroit Tigers before the end of spring training, Robertson (2-0) weaved in and out of trouble, striking out four and walking four in 6 1-3 innings. Florida took two out of three in Philadelphia.
Cole Hamels (2-1), gave up seven hits over eight-plus innings, striking out a season-high eight and walking none. He gave up Uggla's homer to start the second inning. The second baseman was 3 for 29 against Hamels before the home run.
Robertson allowed a leadoff single in the seventh and Shave Victorino reached first on a high throw by Hanley Ramirez that pulled first baseman Gabby Sanchez off the bag.
Reliever Burke Bandehop then got Placido Polanco and Chase Utley each to fly out to right to end the seventh. Badenhop retired the side in the eighth.
Marlins closer Leo Nunez pitched a perfect ninth for his third save in four chances.
Hamels, now 2-7 against Florida, was pulled after giving up a leadoff single to Jorge Cantu in the ninth. Cantu extended his hitting streak to 17 dating to last season — 13 this year.
Robertson ran into trouble in the second, working around three walks before Hamels flew out to left for the final out.
He then escaped another jam in the fourth. After Jayson Werth reached on an infield single, Ben Francisco followed with a ground-rule double over the center field fence and held the lead runner at third.
Robertson then struck out Juan Castro and got Carlos Ruiz to line out to short center. Cameron Maybin's throw sailed all the way to the Marlins on-deck circle where Robertson was able to retrieve the ball. Hamels then ended the inning by grounding out.
Uggla's third hit of the game, in the ninth off reliever Ryan Madson drove in Cantu to make it 2-0.
NOTES: Phillies starter Joe Blanton (strained left oblique) will make a rehab start for the Lakewood BlueClaws on Tuesday night. Philadelphia, the highest scoring team in the majors with 78 runs, have scored one run in their last two games. The Phillies are now 1-9 in 10 starts by Hamels against Florida. Maybin had two his for the Marlins.