It was a rare night that was full of success for the Miami Marlins.
Tom Koehler allowed five runs over six innings, including three on back-to-back homers by Clint Robinson and Ian Desmond’s back-to-back homers in his final frame as Miami fell 5-1 to the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
The Nationals attempt to rebound from a 4-3 defeat when their three-game series continues Saturday against the visiting Miami Marlins.
Major-league batting leader Dee Gordon tied a career high with four stolen bases, had two infield hits and scored twice Tuesday night, helping the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2.
The Miami Marlins are getting one of their young core players back in the lineup.
It seems that with every new day comes a new unfavorable matchup for the Miami Marlins.
Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a bruised right knee, and outfielder Marcell Ozuna has been recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
Wins haven’t been easy to come by for the Miami Marlins of late, and hopes weren’t high based on their mid-week opponent.
Max Scherzer scattered three hits over seven innings, Jonathan Papelbon got his first save for Washington with a perfect ninth inning and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Thursday.
Playing a home game for the first time in weeks, the struggling Miami Marlins gave their fans something to cheer about.