The Miami Marlins haven’t had much success in Atlanta over the past five seasons, but clinching a four-game series with one to play would be a step in the right direction.
Garrett Jones drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
Jacob deGrom’s last outing may have brought back memories of the first time he faced the Miami Marlins. The rookie starter earned his first home win his last time on the mound and will try to help the New York Mets complete a three-game sweep of Miami on Sunday at Citi Field.
While it’s been a disappointing season for the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks, Paul Goldschmidt is proving to be a rare bright spot. A day after putting the team on his back, Goldschmidt and the Diamondbacks open a three-game home set against the Miami Marlins on Monday night.
Not long after Jose Fernandez was lost for the season with an elbow injury, the Miami Marlins found a new ace. They’ve won a franchise-record 10 in a row when Henderson Alvarez takes the ball.
The Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez has been one of the most dominant pitchers in the majors for the past six-plus weeks. The short-handed St. Louis Cardinals rotation could use that kind of consistency from one of their top prospects soon.
Casey McGehee didn’t have to wait long to get another shot against Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal with a game on the line. Just a few hours.
While Shelby Miller might be longingly looking back at his rookie season, Miami’s Andrew Heaney could be envying his opponent’s position of relative experience.
Yadier Molina has lined into so many hard outs, the St. Louis Cardinals figured he was overdue. Molina and Oscar Taveras placed consecutive two-out RBI doubles just out of right fielder Giancarlo Stanton’s reach in a three-run sixth inning in a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.
Entering Thursday night, the Philadelphia Phillies were 1-40 when trailing after eight innings. Make that 2-40 now.