It’s been five seasons since Max Scherzer lost three straight starts, and slightly longer since he went a full calendar month without a victory.
With his thumb no longer bothering him, Dee Gordon is gaining ground in the race for the NL batting title.
Matt Garza is having his worst season since his rookie year for the last-place Milwaukee Brewers, who have undergone changes on the bench and in the front office in response to the club’s overall disappointing play.
The lowly Miami Marlins are already winless in four meetings with the St. Louis Cardinals, and now they have to face John Lackey at Busch Stadium.
Jaime Garcia pitched shutout ball into the ninth inning and Matt Carpenter homered, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Miami Marlins 3-1 Friday night.
Rookie J.T. Realmuto drove in six runs, including five in a franchise record-tying 10-run sixth inning, which helped the Miami Marlins complete a two-game sweep in a series between last-place teams by beating the Boston Red Sox 14-6 Wednesday.
Dee Gordon tripled to lead off the 10th inning and scored on a walk-off base hit by Justin Bour to lift the Miami Marlins to a come-from-behind 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Once the Miami Dolphins offense found a rhythm in their intrasquad scrimmage, the touchdowns started coming in rapid succession through the air and on the ground.
The Miami Dolphins are set for Friday night’s intra-squad scrimmage.
Jose Fernandez continues to be one of the few bright spots in Miami’s dismal season.