In a season full of misery, the Miami Marlins do have one bright spot on the team, rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez.
After unexpectedly sweeping the New York Mets last weekend, Tropical Storm Andrea may get the better of both teams before a scheduled matchup Friday night.
This is the most productive month of Kelly Johnson’s career, and Monday was the most productive day. Johnson became the first player in Tampa Bay history to hit two three-run homers in the same game, and the Rays needed them in a 10-6 victory against the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins can’t seem to get out of their own way when it comes to finding a way to lose games. Trailing by a run in the ninth inning, the woeful Miami Marlins tripled twice — and still lost.
The punchless Miami Marlins have become last-inning dynamos.
Nick Green hit a game-winning sacrifice fly and Miami rallied for two runs in the 15th inning Monday night to beat the Mets 4-3, handing New York its fifth consecutive loss.
The situation for the Miami Marlins continues to go from bad to worse in the team’s second season in Marlins Park. The Marlins have won just twice all season and now will lose one of the team’s key pieces in the infield.
The Miami Marlins had hoped to keep hard-throwing right-handed pitcher Jose Fernandez in the minor leagues for a little more work. But a wild chain of events and roster transactions on Sunday led the Fish to keep the rookie pitcher on the team’s major league roster.
Miami Marlins management is breathing a sigh of relief Thursday as slugger Giancarlo Stanton is showing no problems 24 hours after being hit in the head by the Marlins’ top pitching prospect.
The Miami Marlins have precious little talent to spare on their main roster and the team almost lost it’s only All-Star during a simulated game Wednesday in Jupiter, Florida.