Despite being without one of their best hitters, the Washington Nationals turned in an impressive offensive performance a day after being shut down by the Miami Marlins.
With a score that resembled a football gamemore than baseball, the San Francisco Giants came out on top with their best offensive performance of the season.
The Miami Marlins went into the rubber match of a series against the Kansas City Royals looking to come back home on a high note. Thanks to Justin Ruggiano ending an 0-42 slump in the top of the first inning, along with some key hits throughout the game, the Marlins knocked off a sloppy Royals team 5-2 to finish the series.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez continued his march towards National League Rookie of the Year Tuesday night throwing seven scoreless innings in Kansas City. The young right-hander had a good seat to watch Christian Yelich single home the go-ahead run with one out in the 10th inning, giving the Marlins a 1-0 victory.
The Marlins lost to the Indians 4-3, Saturday night.
The winning streak is over for the Cleveland Indians as the strikeouts kept coming for rookie right-hander Jose Fernandez.
Michael McKenry had a career-best four hits and drove in two runs, Neil Walker and Garrett Jones each added two RBIs.
Miami Marlins rookie outfielder Marcell Ozuna was placed on the disabled list dating back to July 23 due to a thumb injury.
Christian Yelich went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in his major league debut and impressive rookie Jose Fernandez tossed seven strong innings, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
The Miami Marlins have called up two of their top prospects, outfielders Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick, from their Double A affiliate in Jacksonville.