The Miami Marlins’ run towards a playoff birth hit a bump in the road on Wednesday afternoon.
Giancarlo Stanton hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and theMiami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win.
Marlins left-hander Dan Jennings was released from a Pittsburgh hospital on Friday, a day after he was hit in the head by a line drive.
The Miami Marlins are hoping to get back into the win column against the Cincinnati Reds tonight.
Edinson Volquez pitched one-hit ball for seven innings, Gregory Polanco drove in four runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 Thursday.
Miami Marlins All-Star pitcher Henderson Alvarez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of inflammation in his right shoulder.
The Miami Marlins season has gone through several ups and downs and as the team approaches the All-Star break they find themselves three games below .500 and six games behind first place Atlanta in the NL East (as of July 8).
Even Giancarlo Stanton’s monster performance wasn’t enough to help the Miami Marlins put an end to their losing streak.
The owner of the World Series champion Boston Red Sox is apparently unimpressed by the Miami Marlins’ attempts to improve their feeble offense.
As the Miami Marlins bring their season to close, owner Jeffrey Loria has announced changes in the home office.