Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a two-run double, Henderson Alvarez threw 6 2-3 sharp innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Wednesday night.
Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer, David Buchanan threw five effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Tuesday night.
A very valueable Cuban baseball player has reportedly defected from the island.
Jake Arrieta had a career-high 11 strikeouts in seven innings, and Nate Schierholtz hit a three-run homer to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday.
Veteran right-hander Brad Penny has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Miami Marlins pending a physical.
With Jake Arrieta on the mound, the Chicago Cubs would appear to have a strong chance at winning two straight road series for the first time in almost a year.
Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning Tuesday night, and the Miami Marlins rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5.
A new look in front of Andrew McCutchen has the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup looking dangerous and could further help turn around their road woes offensively.
Andrew McCutchen and Giancarlo Stanton both shined in last year’s season series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins had been very good on the road lately until their most recent series and today take on the Texas Rangers.