Cole Hamels struck out eight and allowed one run over seven innings to finish his season with a flourish, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Sunday.
A day after being eliminated from postseason contention, the slumping Phillies face a Miami Marlins team on Saturday night that has been out of the playoff picture for weeks.
With the way the season was shaping up, it was going to be a long shot for the Philadelphia Phillies to make the playoffs.
Josh Johnson’s second pitch of the game was enough to give him a tough-luck loss.
Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen wasn’t sure how Ricky Nolasco pulled off this win. Nolasco overcame nine hits in five innings as he snapped a five-game losing streak by allowing just two runs in a 7-3 win for the Miami Marlins over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 25 games with an infield single that set up Miami’s big inning, and the Marlins extended the New York Mets’ home losing skid to a month with a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Mark Buehrle gave up six runs in only 4 1-3 innings and the Miami Marlins couldn’t find the key hits as they lost to the Atlanta Braves 8-2 on Monday night..
Miami natives Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso powered the San Diego Padres to a 7-2 victory over the host Marlins on Friday night.
Travis Wood was sailing along. Then, in a flash, that changed. Carlos Lee hit a grand slam and the Miami Marlins beat the Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night, giving Ozzie Guillen a win in his first game back managing in Chicago.
It didn’t take long for newly acquired first baseman Carlos Lee to make an impact for the Miami Marlins. Lee doubled and scored in his Marlins debut. Starting pitcher Mark Buehrle struck out eight over 7.2 innings as the Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Thursday to split the four-game series.