Marlins starter Kevin Slowey took the mound for the sixth inning Wednesday night and failed to make it through the warm-up pitches. Slowey exited with a strained left lat muscle and took the loss in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 3-0 victory.
Cole Hamels made two bad pitches on a night he had to be perfect.
A day after being eliminated from postseason contention, the slumping Phillies face a Miami Marlins team on Saturday night that has been out of the playoff picture for weeks.
With the way the season was shaping up, it was going to be a long shot for the Philadelphia Phillies to make the playoffs.
Josh Johnson did his best to shut down Philadelphia early, taking a no-hitter and a lead into the sixth.
Cole Hamels pitched his second consecutive shutout for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Monday night.
With Marlins big righthander Josh Johnson, you hear two different stories about how much the Marlins are seeking.
Ryan Howard hit an RBI double in the 10th inning soon after Cliff Lee fell one strike short of his seventh shutout, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Florida Marlins 2-1 Thursday to sweep the day-night doubleheader.
The Marlins finished off their descent into the abyss Thursday by taking another beating at the hands of the division-leading Philadelphia Phillies. It was Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee who shutout the Marlins and helped his own cause with two hits and an RBI en route to a 3-0 victory.
The Florida Marlins squeaked out a victory on Tuesday night thanks to a Phillies error. Wednesday night, it was an errant pitch from Marlins closer Leo Nunez that helped give the Phillies the game and the series.