Playing a home game for the first time in weeks, the struggling Miami Marlins gave their fans something to cheer about.
The way things were going, it seemed the Padres would likely be sellers as the trade deadline approaches. That was before they won five of eight on homestead that might change the front office’s thinking.
Ian Kennedy, being mentioned in various trade scenarios, pitched six strong innings and the San Diego Padres defeated the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Saturday night.
It’s clear that the Marlins are being careful with hard-throwing Jose Fernandez as he works his way back from Tommy John surgery.
The Miami Marlins got exactly what they’ve been needing on Tuesday night in Arizona.
The Miami Marlins road woes continued in Arizona on Monday.
The Marlins have gone 8-6 since Giancarlo Stanton went on the disabled list, with their feeble offense finally showing signs of life.
Justin Bour hit a three-run homer with no outs in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins overcame three errors and a flurry of double-play grounders to rally past the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Wednesday night
The Miami Marlins couldn’t overcome the Toronto Blue Jays’ six-run first inning, losing 11-3 Monday night.
The Miami Marlins appear to be turning their season around, having won their last three series.