Scoring change helps Hanley

Hanley Ramirez was awarded a hit on Wednesday even before he played in a game.

A scoring change from Tuesday night worked in the Marlins shortstop’s favor. In the first inning on Tuesday, Ramirez hit a hard grounder to third base, and the tough hop wasn’t snared cleanly by Washington’s Ryan Zimmerman.

Zimmerman collected the ball, and threw wild to Nick Johnson at first base. Initially, Zimmerman was charged with two errors on the play. The first allowing Ramirez to reach, and the wild throw, enabled him to advance to second base. Emilio Bonifacio scored on the play.

Zimmerman also had a third error in the game on Tuesday. But the change in scoring reduced that number to two.

Ramirez, meanwhile, now has been credited with three hits on Tuesday.

Washington starter Craig Stammen now has been charged with seven hits allowed, not six. The change didn’t affect any earned runs.

– Joe Frisaro

 

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