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Miami Marlins players line up for the singing of the National Anthem before the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park on September 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Set To Host Phillies In Final Home Game Of Season

The Miami Marlins will finish with their most successful season in four years, but that likely won’t stop them from wondering just how far they could’ve gone had their two biggest stars not fallen victim to season-ending injuries.

09/25/2014

Henderson Alvarez #37 of the Miami Marlins pitches during the first inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Marlins Park on September 23, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins’ Alvarez Pitches Gem In 2-0 Win Over Phillies

Sometimes a player does particularly well against a certain team, or teams. That point was proved once again on Tuesday night in Miami.

09/24/2014

Henderson Alvarez #37 of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch in the first inning during a game against the New York Mets on September 17, 2014 at Citi Field in Queens, New York City.  (Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Marlins Kick Off Series Against Phillies In Miami

Cole Hamels and Henderson Alvarez have gone toe-to-toe twice this year, including a back-and-forth pitchers’ duel earlier this month.

09/23/2014

American League All-Star Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees acknowledges the crowd after being pulled in the fourth inning during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Jeter, Trout Lead AL To 5-3 Win In All-Star Game

Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.

07/16/2014

Target Field during the National Anthem during the Minnesota Twins home opener against the Boston Red Sox on April 12, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Source: Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

Baseball’s Best Ready To Square Off In MLB All-Star Game

Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter.

07/15/2014

Closer Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates a 5-4 win with teammates against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on July 3, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Marlins Drop Series Finale To Phillies

Entering Thursday night, the Philadelphia Phillies were 1-40 when trailing after eight innings. Make that 2-40 now.

07/04/2014

Casey McGehee #9 of the Miami Marlins hits an hits an RBI single during the ninth inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Marlins Park on June 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Try To End Poor Run Against Visiting Phillies

If the Miami Marlins’ struggles continue, they could join the Philadelphia Phillies as sellers at the trade deadline at the end of July.

07/01/2014

Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies rounds first base on his two-run walk-off home run to defeat the Marlins 5-3 as Jeff Baker #10 of the Miami Marlins walks off the field in the 14th inning at Citizens Bank Park on June 26, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Source: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Chase Utley’s Walkoff Homer In 14th Innning Dooms Marlins

The bullpen gave the Phillies’ offense plenty of chances, and Chase Utley finally came through. Utley hit a two-run home run in the 14th inning, lifting Philadelphia to a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.

06/27/2014

Andrew Heaney #25 of the Miami Marlins delivers a pitch during the second inning of the game against the New York Mets at Marlins Park on June 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Prospect Andrew Heaney To Face Phillies

After a horrendous start to the season in other teams’ ballparks, the Miami Marlins are finding ways to win on the road. They’ll try to continue that trend Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies at a park that has been especially unwelcoming to the Marlins in recent seasons.

06/24/2014

Nathan Eovaldi #24 of the Miami Marlins delivers a pitch against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park on June 1, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Marlins Hit The Road Hoping To Get Season Back On Track

Although their recent offensive surge came to a halt in losing their last two games, the Philadelphia Phillies appear to have a good chance to get back on track against an NL East rival they’ve dominated at home.

06/23/2014

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