The Miami Marlins’ offensive woes continued throughout the weekend series with the Philadelphia Phillies. Now, the Marlins will take on a Washington Nationals team that shut the Fish out two of three games to start the regular season.
The Miami Marlins were expected to be one of the worst teams in baseball in 2013 and so far, the team has done everything it can to live down to the low expectations.
After a tumultuous offseason featuring a fire-sale of talent, the Miami Marlins are making plans for opening day 2013 and settled on the first pitcher out of the gates for the Fish.
It all started so positive for the Miami Marlins in 2012. A brand new logo, the opening of a state-of-the-art stadium, a re-tooled roster, a World Series winning manager, it was supposed to be the launching point of a promising future. Instead, it has ended with a resounding thud as the team hits rock bottom.
The Cincinnati Reds’ push toward the playoffs was slowed Friday by a last-place team and a rookie who earned his first National League victory.
Stephen Strasburg pitched three-hit ball over six shutout innings and drove in two runs, rebounding from his poorest outing this season to lead the Washington Nationals over the Miami Marlins 4-1 Sunday.
The Miami Marlins will begin anew Friday as the second half of the Major League Baseball regular season gets underway. Needless to say, the Fish hope they can muster something better than their first half of the season.
The Miami Marlins walked away from Sunday’s game with a powerful pitching performance from Carlos Zambrano and a nice home run from…Carlos Zambrano.
The Miami Marlins continued their April misery Monday when they lost again to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9-5.
The Miami Marlins rotation appears to be set heading into the regular season and have the closer role set to be in the hands of Heath Bell. That leaves just the setup man as the final major piece of the Fish’s staff to be settled.