A.J. Pollock had a pinch-hit, tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 win over the struggling Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
The Miami Marlins’ first game under new manager Dan Jennings took a little longer than most but ended with the same result as many of their recent contests.
It didn’t take long for former Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to catch on with another team.
The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
The Marlins continue to ride the wave of trades, this time making the move for a versatile veteran from the Yankees on Friday.
When it comes to baseball’s MVP debate, sometimes the names change from year to year more than the arguments do.
The Miami Marlins have had a very interesting first 22 years of existence.
Things have certainly changed for the Miami Marlins from this time a year ago.
The Miami Marlins are starting to get some momentum as they make a push towards a playoff berth.
While the Miami Marlins haven’t been hitting very well of late, they’ve still managed to keep winning games.