The Miami Marlins’ rough first inning certainly didn’t suggest they would eventually get the best of Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals.
When Jacob Turner had wrapped up the first complete game of his career, he accepted a pat on the stomach from his first baseman, gave his catcher a slap on the shoulder and then greeted manager Mike Redmond with uncharacteristic bravado.
Carlos Beltran homering from each side of the plate Saturday was hardly a shocker, since he had done it 10 times before.
After continuing their woes against the lowly Miami Marlins, the New York Mets are hoping a healthier Jonathon Niese can provide them the spark they need.
Two full games, plus two more innings. A total of 561 pitches. And when it was finally (FINALLY!) over, the worst team in baseball had its 17th win of the season.
The Miami Marlins sure worked hard for this one.
John Mayberry Jr. is Mr. Extra Innings.
One day after losing to Arizona 1-o, Ricky Nolasco struck out 11 and the Marlins stopped a season-high seven-game losing streak by beating the Diamondbacks 2-1 Sunday.
The Miami Marlins’ offense is so bad it’s hurting the team’s pitching.
Chris Capuano pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Scott Van Slyke homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
Jason Marquis has settled into a groove and it shows.