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CINCINNATI -- Chris Johnson isnt ready to replace Giancarlo Stantons power in Miamis lineup, but he did a good impression of the injured slugger on Monday. Air Max 98 Cheap .The Marlins first baseman drove in two runs with a homer and a double, former reliever David Phelps pitched into the sixth inning in his third start of the season and the Marlins opened their four-game series in Cincinnati with a 6-3 victoryJohnsons fifth home run of the season barely cleared the wall down the right field line before dropping into the visitors bullpen.It felt good off the barrel, he said. When I hit the ball the other way, I dont necessarily expect it to go out, but I hit it pretty good. It wouldnt have a home run at our place. Thats for sure, so Im glad I hit it here.Im not going to make up for Giancarlos power, he added. Dont look at me.Marcell Ozuna also homered and Dee Gordon beat Joey Vottos high toss to pitcher Blake Wood covering first base for a bases-loaded, two-run infield single for Miami, which has won two straight games after a three-game losing streak. Both wins have come since Stanton was lost on Saturday for what is expected to be at least six weeks with a groin injuryBench coach Tim Wallach, who took over when manager Don Mattingly was ejected in the third inning, expects efforts such as Johnsons will help make up for losing Stanton.You cant replace him, but we understand that we can win with whoever we send out there, Wallach said. Weve done it all year.The Marlins went into Monday one-half game behind St. Louis for the National Leagues second wild-card slot.Phelps (6-6) struck out the side in the first on his way to a season-high eight -- one short of matching his career high -- while allowing two runs in 5 1/3 innings. He gave up four hits with one walk.I try to treat every inning like a hold situation, Phelps said. Thats kind of the way Im taking it right now.Scott Schebler drove in two of Cincinnatis runs with a homer and a bases-loaded walk. His solo homer in the second snapped an 0-for-28 slump.Gordon led off the game with a double to right and scored on Martin Prados single on the 12th pitch of his at-bat against Brandon Finnegan. Johnson snapped a 1-1 tie with his first homer since July 20.Ozuna stretched the lead with a homer to lead off the sixth, his 20th of the season and first since July 30.Finnegan (7-9), 2-0 in his last three starts and 4-1 over his last six, allowed seven hits and four runs with three walks and three strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings.I made a lot of good pitches today, Finnegan said. I had bad luck on two routine fly balls that carried out. Ive been going deep into games all year. There were just a few games that I didnt.Fernando Rodney pitched the ninth for his 21st save.REED REGROUPING: The Reds optioned winless LHP Cody Reed to Triple-A Louisville before Tuesdays game. Reed allowed six runs in Cincinnatis 7-3 loss at Milwaukee on Sunday before being pulled in the second inning. He is 0-7 with a 7.36 ERA in 10 starts.EARLY NIGHT: Mattingly was ejected in the bottom of the third by plate umpire Bill Welke after complaining to the third base umpire about a ruling that Tucker Barnhart didnt swing at a pitch. The ejection was Mattinglys third of the season.HITLESS IN CINCY: Ichiro Suzuki went 0 for 4 on Monday to fall to 0 for 7 in his career at Great American Ball Park, the only existing stadium in which hes failed to record a hit.TRAINING ROOMMarlins: RHP A.J. Ramos threw on Monday for the first time since going on the DL on Aug. 6 with a fractured finger on his right hand. Depending on how he feels, the next step would be a bullpen on Tuesday, Mattingly said.Reds: CF Billy Hamilton left Mondays game after five innings with a right knee contusion. Hamilton banged into the center field wall and the left-center field chain-link fence going after balls in the first three innings.UP NEXTMarlins: Miami announced after the game that RHP Jose Urena (1-3) would be recalled from Triple-A New Orleans to start Tuesdays second game of the series against the Reds.Reds: Ex-Marlin RHP Anthony DeSclafani (6-1) is scheduled to make his second career start against his former team on Tuesday. DeSclafani is coming off his first loss of the season, 3-2 last Wednesday at St Louis. Air Max 98 Cheap China . -- Jonathan Drouin gave Halifax the boost it needed to edge host Sherbrooke Phoenix 3-2 in a shootout in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Wholesale Air Max 98 China .500 on the season. The Jets are now 0-5-1 in the second game of back-to-backs. The game started the same way the Vancouver game started the night before, with the Jets taking the first two penalties of the game and killing off the first, but the Oilers getting on the board first, scoring on the second man-advantage. .com) - The game was all punts and field goals before Kodi Whitfields catch. NORMAN, Okla. -- When Kyler Murray signed with Texas A&M as a five-star recruiting prospect last year, he probably had visions of quickly becoming a star college quarterback.As opposed to emulating them in practice.But after a short-lived, tumultuous tenure in College Station, Murray left for Oklahoma, where hes sitting out this season because of the transfer rule. In the meantime, Murray has been preparing the Sooners defense by mimicking some of the top quarterbacks in the country on Oklahomas scout team.First, it was Houston dual-threat standout Greg Ward Jr.This week, it has been Ohio State Heisman hopeful J.T. Barrett.Kyler knows what his responsibility is, and, as a defense, he gives us great looks, whether its doing what the system tells him to do, running the zone-read, stuff like that, Sooners linebacker Jordan Evans said. But then, at the same time, he makes a lot of plays on his feet to keep us on our toes.Two years ago, Murray was one of the most accomplished high school quarterbacks ever to come out of the state of Texas. He was the Gatorade National Player of the Year at Allen High and ended his phenomenal prep career with three straight state championships, 10,386 yards passing, 4,129 yards rushing and 186 total touchdowns.Murray was the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback recruit in the country, and he was hotly pursued by Oklahoma and Texas. Ultimately, he signed with the Aggies. But when he elected to transfer, he quickly settled back on the Sooners.It was a no-brainer for me, Murray told in the spring. Just the trust I had in [coach Bobb Stoops and offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley], the stability here. Discount Air Max 98. Coach Linc is one of, if not the best OC in the country. Then you look at the guys around you that youre playing with. We have all the talent in the world here.Among that talent corps is starting quarterback Baker Mayfield, who can serve as a model for Murray.Two years ago, Mayfield himself was running Oklahomas scout-team offense after transferring in from Texas Tech. The next season, Mayfield beat out incumbent Trevor Knight for the starting job, led the Sooners to the College Football Playoff and finished fourth in the Heisman voting.Kylers game is pretty similar to Baker, in that, when Baker was our scout-team quarterback, you saw stuff he did like, Whoa, this kid can play, Evans said. Its the same thing with Kyler. A lot of athleticism, strong arm. He looks like he can play.Murrays path back to the playing field could take longer than Mayfields did. This summer, the Big 12 granted Mayfield his fourth season of eligibility back, which means hell be back in Norman in 2017. Even after that, Murray will have to beat out former ESPN 300 recruit Austin Kendall, a true freshman, who is the Sooners No. 2 quarterback.I think when my time comes well be ready, Murray said this spring.Until then, Murray will be channeling his energy into getting the defense ready for what it will see Saturday.Hes been doing a great job, Evans said. Im thankful we have him. 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