In his season finale, Miami Marlins rookie sensation Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings, hit his first major-league homer and engaged in a standoff with the annoyed Atlanta Braves that cleared both benches and bullpens.
The last-place Miami Marlins found a new way to lose — by getting caught in a walkoff rundown.
The Miami Marlins couldn’t win against the Atlanta Braves Monday night.
Nathan Eovaldi wanted his first career complete game. He settled for a dominant win. Eovaldi combined with Steve Cishek on an eight-hit shutout, Jeff Mathis homered and drove in three runs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Sunday to end their six-game losing streak.
Although their rotation has prompted their latest winning streak, the Atlanta Braves needed an offensive boost from an unlikely source to extend the run.
B.J. Upton had four hits, including the game-winning single in the 11th inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 for their fifth straight win on Saturday night.
Julio Teheran said he took the mound with one goal: “Show everybody what I can do.”
Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-4 on Sunday.
With their longest winning streak in over 13 years now in the past, the Atlanta Braves hope Mike Minor can help them lay the groundwork for another potential run of success.
It seems the Atlanta Braves can do no wrong, and Brandon Beachy couldn’t be happier.