Rafael Furcal had to wait more than two months to make his season debut with the Miami Marlins. Now another injury is expected to keep him out again.
Left fielder Marcell Ozuna cut down the potential tying run at the plate in the eighth and ninth innings — including Kirk Nieuwenhuis to end the game — to help the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Friday night.
Top pitching prospect Andrew Heaney will make his Major League debut on Thursday as the Marlins host the Mets.
With Jake Arrieta on the mound, the Chicago Cubs would appear to have a strong chance at winning two straight road series for the first time in almost a year.
Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning Tuesday night, and the Miami Marlins rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5.
The Miami Marlins couldn’t hold on to a 3-0 lead, fall to Cubs 4-3 in 13 innings.
The Miami Marlins made their first visit of the season to Wrigley Field on Friday for a late-afternoon ballgame with the Chicago Cubs. In a game that was dominated by pitching for the majority of the day, the Cubs defeated the Miami 5-3 thanks to a 2-run homerun by Anthony Rizzo in the bottom of the 13th.
Pat Shine joined the Miami Marlins to be their go-to guy for evaluating and monitoring replay scenarios. On Saturday night, Shine left AT&T Park with a souvenir game ball for his heads-up performance behind the scenes in a 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
Dillon Gee pitched three-hit ball over eight innings, Chris Young hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat Miami 4-0 Sunday to take two of three from the Marlins.
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.