While the underachieving Miami Marlins shed salary prior to the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres stood pat believing there’s still time to salvage their disappointing season.
A.J. Ramos forced home the tiebreaking run with a bases-loaded, four-pitch walk in the 11th inning, Jedd Gyorko added a two-run single and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 Friday night.
While the offense for the Washington Nationals is finally healthy, their bullpen just became much stronger – but perhaps unhappier.
The way things were going, it seemed the Padres would likely be sellers as the trade deadline approaches. That was before they won five of eight on homestead that might change the front office’s thinking.
Ian Kennedy, being mentioned in various trade scenarios, pitched six strong innings and the San Diego Padres defeated the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Saturday night.
The San Diego Padres are among the worst offensive teams in baseball but they’re finding some success with homers.
Miami’s Dan Haren has had to pitch before with trade rumors swirling around him.
A.J. Ramos served up a 2-run homer to Jeff Francoeur in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Miami Marlins fell 8-7 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Chad Billingsley had his best outing in nearly three years and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Saturday night.
The Philadelphia Phillies own the worst record in baseball but the Miami Marlins aren’t much better.