Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona watched his team flail all night against Miami Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez and found a reason to be grateful.
The winning streak is over for the Cleveland Indians as the strikeouts kept coming for rookie right-hander Jose Fernandez.
Cole Hamels had a season-high 11 strikeouts in seven dominant innings, Domonic Brown hit another homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep and even their record for the first time since they were 6-6.
The Philadelphia Phillies have been scoring at a solid pace during their winning streak that has brought them to within a victory of reaching .500 for the first time since April.
In a game between struggling starters and offenses, the Miami Marlins came out on top. Alex Sanabia outpitched Cole Hamels, leading Miami past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Monday night.
Cole Hamels made two bad pitches on a night he had to be perfect.
Facing the Miami Marlins provided the Philadelphia Phillies a great chance to recover from an ugly series, and they’ve taken advantage.
In a season that’s had far more downs than ups, Chris Coghlan helped deliver a boost for the Miami Marlins.
Cole Hamels struck out eight and allowed one run over seven innings to finish his season with a flourish, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 Sunday.
Josh Johnson’s second pitch of the game was enough to give him a tough-luck loss.