The Washington Nationals avoided being swept at the hands of the red-hot Miami Marlins on Wednesday with a 4-3 victory at Marlins Park.
Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double off A.J. Ramos, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday for their ninth win in 12 games.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched six innings and the Miami Marlins made the most of five hits to beat the Colorado Rockies for the second night in a row Tuesday, 4-3.
After a season in which the Miami Marlins’ bats could barely find the baseball, the offense exploded Monday night to go with another dominating pitching performance from Jose Fernandez in a 10-1 demolition of the Colorado Rockies.
During a pregame talk, Colorado manager Walt Weiss compared Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez to Roger Clemens and Kerry Wood. Fernandez then showed why he’s deserving of the praise.
The Kansas City Royals haven’t had too much trouble with any opponent lately. That doesn’t figure to change during a visit from the NL-worst Miami Marlins.
Tom Koehler pitched six effective innings and the Miami Marlins stalled Matt Harvey once again, beating the New York Mets 3-0 Thursday.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner did everything right in his seven innings pitched against the New York Mets Monday night. Turner was pulled by Marlins manager Mike Redmond in the seventh inning with the Fish up 5-3 over the Mets.
Marcell Ozuna has given the Miami Marlins big hits and some hope for the future.
On a night the San Francisco Giants received yet more disappointing news that center fielder Angel Pagan could be headed for surgery on his re-injured left hamstring, Andres Torres appeared to avoid a serious problem with his right knee.