The Miami Marlins continue their pursuit of a dubious place in the annals of baseball history as they continue to lose games at a clip not seen since the worst team of the modern era of baseball, the 1962 New York Mets.
The Miami Marlins continue to put up miserable numbers this season and could use a big shot-in-the-arm from slugger Giancarlo Stanton. However, Stanton isn’t close to rejoining the major league roster.
Roberto Hernandez looked like a completely different pitcher in this start. Hernandez bounced back from two rough outings and went 8 2-3 innings, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over Miami 3-1 Wednesday night and sending the Marlins to their season-worst eighth straight loss.
Everyone knows the Miami Marlins are bad, really, really bad. But the team could be headed to some historical levels not seen in the last 50 years in Major League Baseball.
This is the most productive month of Kelly Johnson’s career, and Monday was the most productive day. Johnson became the first player in Tampa Bay history to hit two three-run homers in the same game, and the Rays needed them in a 10-6 victory against the Miami Marlins.
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Jake Peavy was off his game last time out. Facing the majors’ worst hitting team could help the former Cy Young winner deliver a better performance this time.
Even though John Danks is about to begin his seventh season in the majors, he admits he will have some nerves heading into his first outing in more than a year for the Chicago White Sox.
Just as the Philadelphia Phillies welcomed back Ryan Howard from injury, the team may have lost Chase Utley. Delmon Young homered and Howard added three hits and three RBIs to help carry the Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
A little more than a quarter of the way through the 2013 Major League Baseball regular season, the Miami Marlins, to paraphrase former Arizona Cardinals coach Dennis Green, “are who we thought they were.”