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Rookie Nola pitches 8 innings to help Phillies beat Marlins 2-0 and move into tie for last

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MIAMI — Rookie pitched a career-high eight innings Sunday and allowed only one runner to advance beyond first base, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 2-0 to tighten the race for next year's top draft pick.

By winning the final three games in the four-game series, the Phillies moved into a tie with Miami for the worst record in the majors (50-74). Philadelphia is 21-12 since the All-Star break.

Nola (4-1) allowed three hits, walked two and struck out six while throwing a career-high 100 pitches. The Phillies' 2014 first-round draft choice lowered his ERA to 3.59 and improved to 4-0 in his past six starts.

Marlins rookie (1-1) allowed one run while pitching a career-high six innings. He walked four, but the Phillies went 0 for 5 with runners in scoring position against him.

PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Nola (27) pitches against the Miami Marlins in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Nola (27) pitches against the Miami Marlins in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Nola (27) pitches against the Miami Marlins in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
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