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Jay Buente

Marlins have no answer for Shields in loss to Rays

The Florida Marlins pounded James Shields last season. They had no answer for him on Sunday.The Marlins managed only three hits off Shields and were shut out for the second time this season, 4-0 by the Tampa bay Rays ."That's the story of the game, James Shields," Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said. "It's the first time I've seen him pitch against us and he was showing command of all his pitches. I think that's the best changeup I've seen this year. He was in command of the game, pretty much from the first inning."Rodriguez took over as Marlins manager last June 23, so we wasn't around for Florida's last matchup with Shields.Twelve days before Rodriguez was hired, the Marlins roughed up Shields for 10 runs in 3 1-3 innings on their way to a 14-9 victory at Tampa Bay."It depends what day you get somebody," said Florida center fielder Chris Coghlan, who was 0 for 4 with a strikeout. "I don't think we're so bad that he would do a three-hitter shutout against us and I don't think that he...

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