With a sweet flip of the bat, Adeiny Hechavarria confidently cleared the bases on a three-run triple that helped the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Sunday.
Tom Koehler outpitched Stephen Strasburg, Giancarlo Stanton homered and the revitalized Miami Marlins earned their fourth win in a row Saturday by beating the slumping Washington Nationals 8-0.
Stephen Strasburg struggled through his first two starts before seeing plenty of improvement the last time out, albeit against a weak lineup.
Adeiny Hechavarria had a pair of hits and scored the go-ahead run and the Miami Marlins took advantage of Philadelphia’s sloppy play to end a five-game losing streak with a 6-1 victory over the Phillies on Wednesday.
Every bad pitch Dan Haren makes seems to end up over the fence.
The Mets beat the Marlins 7-6 on Sunday, giving them the four-game series sweep and their eighth straight victory.
Jacob deGrom pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Mets got home runs from Travis d’Arnaud and Wilmer Flores to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
No David Wright, no problem for the New York Mets.
Bartolo Colon hit a tying sacrifice fly for his second RBI in two starts, later pounced off the mound to make a key play, and pitched the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night for their sixth straight win.
The New York Mets haven’t been in first place this late in five years.