A year after going 0-4 in the opening series of the year, the Miami Marlins are red hot winning three of four from the Colorado Rockies heading into the second series against the San Diego Padres.
The Miami Marlins re-signed three key players who were eligible for salary arbitration. The signings all came before a Major League Baseball deadline of 1 p.m. Friday.
Nathan Eovaldi wanted his first career complete game. He settled for a dominant win. Eovaldi combined with Steve Cishek on an eight-hit shutout, Jeff Mathis homered and drove in three runs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Sunday to end their six-game losing streak.
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 Miami Marlins had won three in a row heading into Atlanta three days ago. After getting blown out in the first game, Miami came back to win the second game and looked for a rare series win in Georgia Thursday.
The Miami Marlins can’t seem to get out of their own way when it comes to finding a way to lose games. Trailing by a run in the ninth inning, the woeful Miami Marlins tripled twice — and still lost.