As baseball enters the final month of the regular season, teams are gearing up for their final push towards a postseason berth.
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.
While the Miami Marlins haven’t been hitting very well of late, they’ve still managed to keep winning games.
In his short time with the St. Louis Cardinals, Justin Masterson has struggled to settle in to his new surroundings.
The drive down the left-field line took a surprising path, clanging off the foul pole for a homer by a batter who rarely hits them against a pitcher who rarely gives them up.
Johnny Cueto has been one of the best pitchers in baseball this season despite not getting much run support during the majority of his starts.
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.
Manager Mike Redmond is confident in the Miami Marlins’ young starters, and another meeting with the Houston Astros may reinforce his convictions.
The Miami Marlins have found ways to win over the last week, but a little more offense against a struggling Houston Astros pitching staff could make things easier.