Goeddel, Hellickson lead Phillies over Marlins 4-2

Published May. 18, 2016 5:23 p.m. ET

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tyler Goeddel hit his first career homer, Jeremy Hellickson pitched six sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Wednesday afternoon.

Hellickson (4-2) allowed two runs and five hits, striking out four. He retired 11 in a row at one point and pitched well after a shaky start. Jeanmar Gomez tossed a perfect ninth for his 16th save in 17 tries.

The Phillies won two of three for their seventh series win in the past eight, improving to 24-13 since an 0-4 start.

Marlins starter Tom Koehler (2-4) gave up three runs - two earned - and seven hits in seven innings.

Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton struck out four times and has fanned in his past seven at-bats. He was 0 for 10 in the series with nine strikeouts.