Entering the final month of the season, the goals are clear for the Miami Marlins.
Following a disappointing road trip, the Miami Marlins returned home looking to get back into the wild card race.
The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez.
As baseball enters the final month of the regular season, teams are gearing up for their final push towards a postseason berth.
Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
While the Miami Marlins are struggling to find consistency on their current road trip, their west coast opponent is battling for more than a wild card spot.
In the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball’s brightest young stars, Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with one very loud swing. The Miami Marlins’ slugger hit a three-run homer, highlighting their 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Coming off a disappointing series in Colorado, the Miami Marlins will look to continue their standings climb towards a wild card spot in Los Angeles against the division leading Angels.
The Miami Marlins’ run towards a playoff birth hit a bump in the road on Wednesday afternoon.
The Miami Marlins have been playing extremely well at home of late and find themselves in the midst of the playoff race.