The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez.
As baseball enters the final month of the regular season, teams are gearing up for their final push towards a postseason berth.
Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
Time is running out on the Miami Marlins’ slim wild-card chances, but hope isn’t completely lost with six of their next nine games against the playoff- hopeful Atlanta Braves.
Aaron Harang hasn’t lost in his last five starts, and having a productive Freddie Freeman in the Atlanta Braves’ lineup could go a long way in helping him pick up another victory.
Freddie Freeman isn’t sure why Miami’spitching staff has been so hard for him to handle this year.
The Miami Marlins haven’t had much success in Atlanta over the past five seasons, but clinching a four-game series with one to play would be a step in the right direction.
Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman each drove in a pair of runs to help lead the Atlanta Braves to a 9-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
It’s been five seasons since the Miami Marlins won six straight at home, and even longer since they swept a series there from the Atlanta Braves.
Jose Fernandez made just one costly mistake in his last outing for the Miami Marlins, which came after a rare rough start. As the Atlanta Braves go for their fifth straight home victory, Fernandez will try to help the Marlins bounce back from a series-opening loss with their fourth win in five games Tuesday night.