The Miami Marlins used a big five-run eighth inning to take down the host Pittsburgh Pirates in the opening game of a three-game set. Unfortunately for Pittsburgh, they could be dealing with bigger issues than a bad outing by their bullpen.
The Cincinnati Reds have gotten some good starting pitching during their series with the Miami Marlins.
As the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches, general managers around the league are preparing to be buyers or sellers and do what they can to improve their team either in the short term or in the long term.
Fans have been going to Major League Baseball games for over 140 years and certain things about going to the ballpark have remained consistent throughout. Stadium snacks have been around as long as the game itself and just like the game, ballpark food has evolved to meet the needs of every fan that comes through the turnstiles.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The Miami Marlins had no offense, except for one big swing. And that was enough to spoil a brilliant Arizona debut by Vidal Nuno.
David Peralta was impressing the Arizona Diamondbacks so much at the Double-A level that they decided to promote him to the big club June 1. He’s surpassed any expectations heaped upon him thus far.
David Peralta opened eyes in spring training with his aggressiveness and all-out style. When he continued to have success in the minors, the Arizona Diamondbacks brought him up from Double-A Mobile for a shot at the major leagues.
While it’s been a disappointing season for the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks, Paul Goldschmidt is proving to be a rare bright spot. A day after putting the team on his back, Goldschmidt and the Diamondbacks open a three-game home set against the Miami Marlins on Monday night.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.