It’s been five seasons since the Miami Marlins won six straight at home, and even longer since they swept a series there from the Atlanta Braves.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched seven innings and the Miami Marlins scored nine runs off NL ERA leader Aaron Harang to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Wednesday.
There’s little doubt this three-game series between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins began with one of baseball’s most outstanding young pitchers on the mound.
Jose Fernandez got the best of Alex Wood in a back-and-forth pitcher’s duel last week, mowing down Atlanta in what Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond said may have been his best-pitched game.Both players are looking forward to Tuesday night’s rematch.
Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double off A.J. Ramos, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday for their ninth win in 12 games.
With a long season in mind, Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled Aaron Harang from his last start with a no-hitter intact.
Jose Fernandez gave credit to his catcher and even claimed he had “a lucky game.”
Jose Fernandez made just one costly mistake in his last outing for the Miami Marlins, which came after a rare rough start. As the Atlanta Braves go for their fifth straight home victory, Fernandez will try to help the Marlins bounce back from a series-opening loss with their fourth win in five games Tuesday night.
Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Miami Marlins 4-2 Monday night.
If Atlanta’s Julio Teheran wasn’t intimidated facing a former Cy Young Award winner his last time out, it seems unlikely he would be fazed by Miami’s Tom Koehler.