Steve Cishek RP MIA Feb 18 '78

Steve Cishek blew a save in Wednesday's 5-3, 12-inning win over the Astros, allowing one run on two hits and a walk in the ninth inning.

One week after Cishek got stuck with one of Heath Bell's blown saves, this one was all on him. Tasked with protecting a 3-2 lead, he got Jed Lowrie to fly out before serving up a triple to Carlos Lee. He then struck out Travis Buck and walked Chris Johnson before allowing an RBI single to Brian Bogusevic. He got Matt Downs to ground out to end the inning. Cishek's peripherals are still sparkling, but the outing likely ensured that Edward Mujica, who pitched a scoreless eighth this evening, will remain the Marlins' closer while Heath Bell sorts out his issues.

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