Tom Koehler outpitched Stephen Strasburg, Giancarlo Stanton homered and the revitalized Miami Marlins earned their fourth win in a row Saturday by beating the slumping Washington Nationals 8-0.
Martin Prado broke a tie with an eighth-inning single, and four pitchers combined on a six-hitter to helpthe Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Friday night.
The highlight of Jordan Zimmermann’s second straight All-Star season came when he pitched the first no-hitter in Washington in 83 years against Miami in the 2014 finale.
Wins haven’t come easy for the Miami Marlins so far this season, but a pair of victories in less than 24 hours certainly helps.
The season is still young but the Miami Marlins needed a win on Wednesday about as badly as a team could in April.
Adeiny Hechavarria had a pair of hits and scored the go-ahead run and the Miami Marlins took advantage of Philadelphia’s sloppy play to end a five-game losing streak with a 6-1 victory over the Phillies on Wednesday.
It’s no secret that the Miami Marlins have been grossly underachieving during the first two weeks of the 2015 MLB season.
The Mets beat the Marlins 7-6 on Sunday, giving them the four-game series sweep and their eighth straight victory.
Jacob deGrom pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Mets got home runs from Travis d’Arnaud and Wilmer Flores to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
Bartolo Colon hit a tying sacrifice fly for his second RBI in two starts, later pounced off the mound to make a key play, and pitched the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night for their sixth straight win.