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Casey McGehee

Aaron Nola throws eight scoreless innings, Phillies defeat Marlins, 2-0

MIAMI Aaron Nola's seventh major-league start was his best yet. The Phillies' 22-year-old right-hander allowed only five base runners three hits and two walks over eight scoreless innings Sunday in a 2-0 win against the Miami Marlins. The result evened the two teams in the standings at 50-74, the worst records in baseball. Cameron Rupp's solo home run and Aaron Altherr's sacrifice fly were enough for Nola, who needed only 100 pitches to get through the eight innings. Last year's seventh overall draft pick commanded his fastball and used his curveball to induce whiffs on four of his six strikeouts. Nola became the first Phillies starter to throw eight shutout...